APA has had a very productive end to 2013 and start to this year – amongst other things we have been working hard on a very exciting new project/initiative.
Many animals are wrongly sold as ‘easy to keep’ – which commonly leads to great animal suffering and mortality, as well as unwanted animals, and public health and safety problems. APA collaborated in a team of 18 leading scientists and vets to develop a new tool that classifies animals as Easy, Moderate, Difficult or Extreme in terms of how challenging they are to keep. The system, called EMODE, has been published in an independent and peer-reviewed science journal, and is aimed at avoiding impulse pet purchases and also helping governments create restrictive lists of animals that may be kept.
EMODE has already been welcomed by a number of major international animal welfare/conservation organisations, parliamentarians and is also receiving keen attention from governments. We are working hard on the implementation of EMODE, not just in the UK, but worldwide.
Now to the important stuff of raising funds to carry this out…
I am writing, as usual I’m afraid, to ask if you can spare any time for either of the next two APAF station collections. They are:
Cannon Street mainline station Friday 14th February 2014 Victoria mainline station Friday 4th April 2014
The collections are from 7am to 7pm and anytime at all would be greatly appreciated.
Many, many thanks for all your support
Kat Stuart Campaigns Manager
Animal Protection Agency Foundation Brighton Media Centre 15-17 Middle Street Brighton BN1 1AL ______________________________ Tel: 01273 674253 Fax: 01273 674927
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