The United Kingdom
The Petitions Committee debated on South Korea and the dog meat trade following WDA's e-petition on petition.parliament.uk.
In response, the UK parliament applied pressure to the South Korean government through diplomatic means, resulting in the closure of Moran Market, the biggest dog meat market in Seoul.
World Dog Alliance successfully held a Parliamentary event on 16 October. Kindly sponsored by Dr Lisa Cameron MP, Chair of APPG Dog Welfare Group, our campaign has gained a cross-party support.
39 MPs proposed to add a clause banning dog and cat meat in the Agriculture Bill.
Giles Watling MP asked a question of the Prime Minister to raise his further concerns and push for a proper ban on dog and cat meat in the UK.
Conservative MP Bill Wiggin introduced a 10 Minute Rule Bill on 19 February, to make it an offence to consume dog meat and to transport, possess or donate dog meat for the purpose of consumption; and for connected purposes.
The debate in Westminster Hall on February 21, 2019 on the consumption of dog meat in the UK was opened by Jim Shannon MP
World Dog Alliance (WDA) and Giles Watling MP held its second Parliamentary event to support the amendment in Animal Welfare Bill to ban dog meat consumption. 37 Parliamentarians attended the event.
The Conservative Party Conference was successfully held in Manchester. Our WDA representative was invited to such an important event by the governing party in the United Kingdom. This invitation also strengthened WDA’s reputation in the country.
WDA launched its new campaign in UK. It called for an international agreement to prohibit the eating of dogs and cats in the world. 22 cross-party MPs attended the event and signed a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to urge UK to become a contracting party of the international agreement.
67 MPs wrote a letter urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to sign the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats, initiated by WDA.
UK MP calls for a Dog Meat Ban in Vietnam
Wayne David, a UK MP, recently conveyed to the British Ambassador to Vietnam, Iain Frew, that the World Dog Alliance (WDA) wants Vietnam to legislate
Peter Egan supports World Dog Alliance
On October 19, British actor Peter Egan tweeted about the World Dog Alliance (WDA)’s campaign for a ban on dog and cat meat in Vietnam.
WDA Continues to Push for Dog and Cat Meat Ban with the New UK Government
With Liz Truss taking office as the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the World Dog Alliance (WDA) will continue the dog and cat
WDA’s UK Achievement Review
On 9 February 2016, the World Dog Alliance(WDA) launched a parliamentary petition through the UK’s largest public relations company. On 7 April, the petition received
UK to Push Vietnam to Ban Dog Meat
In 2016, the World Dog Alliance (WDA) collected over 100,000 signatures from UK citizens to call on the government to address the issue of dog
The UK Royal announces the death of a family dog
Prince William and Kate confirmed the death of their beloved dog Lupo. The English Cocker Spaniel joined the Royal Family 9 years ago, and witnessed
[This Day in History] WDA’s Representative invited to Conservative Party Conference
On 30th September 2019, World Dog Alliance (WDA)’s UK Representative Kike Yuen was invited to the Conservative Party Conference. The Conference is the most important
When will the UK legislate against dog meat consumption?
With the UK Parliament passing the Agriculture Bill soon, the World Dog Alliance (WDA) is disappointed to see the UK Goverment fails to include an
Review: Over 100,000 UK citizens signed WDA’s Parliamentary petition
On 12th September 2016, WDA acquired 100,000 UK citizens’ signatures on the Parliamentary petition urging the South Korean Government to end the brutal dog meat
Videos: United Kingdom
The United Kingdom was the first country enacting the Animal Protection Law in history. After the United States banned dog and cat meat consumption in
Review：Animal Welfare Minister attended WDA’s event at UK Parliament
On 17th July 2019, World Dog Alliance (WDA) and Giles Watling MP held its second Parliamentary event to support the amendment in Animal Welfare Bill
2016 July Petition: End of Moran Dog Meat Market
【WDA Achievement: A revisit to July 2016】 In July 2016, WDA launched the petition in the United Kingdom to urge the South Korean Government to