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 Lawmaker: How is it legal to eat dogs in Britain?
Thanks Giles Watling MP for his continuous work on legislation against dog meat consumption in the UK. Giles Watling has been campaigning for a ban
Review: Genlin visited UK Parliament to discuss dog meat ban
On 4th June 2019, Genlin, Founder of World Dog Alliance (WDA), visited UK Parliament to discuss a dog meat ban. Genlin met a number of
67 MPs wrote to Boris Johnson on dog meat consumption
67 MPs wrote a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 2 March, to urge him to sign the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating
WDA launched its new campaign in UK
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British Airways suspends service carrying dogs in hold
British Airways has temporarily suspended its service carrying dogs in the hold on flights after one pet was found to have been carried in the
Ban on wild animals supported in Wales
A new law banning wild animals in circuses in Wales has won cross-party support. This bill is seen as following the practice in Scotland and
The UK Government Urges Pet Owners to Microchip their Cats and Dogs
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The New Parliament: Who will be crucial to WDA’s campaign?
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The Conservative Party Conference Record
The Conservative Party Conference was successfully held in Manchester. I feel lucky to be invited to such an important event since Conservative Party is the
British people believe dog meat should be illegal in the UK
It is British people’s will to outlaw dog meat consumption in their country, according to an online polling by World Dog Alliance. The result is
Amazing News from the UK!
On 30 September 2019, WDA was invited to the Conservative Party Conference.
Ricky Gervais called MoJ “cowards” for blocking a dog meat ban in UK
Ricky Gervais shared his fury on the Ministry of Justice after The Sun revealed the blockage on a dog meat ban in UK. MoJ has