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A newly elected parliament is an ideal time to raise awareness amongst MPs of our policies on the issues that really matter for pets and their owners in the UK. Our manifesto, New Parliament, New Start for Animals, outlines Blue Cross’s recommendations on the following important subjects:

  • Breed specific legislation (BSL)
  • Breeding and selling of dogs and cats
  • Shock collars
  • Greyhounds
  • Microchipping of cats
  • Cats and road traffic accidents (RTAs)
  • The benefits of pets
  • Animal cruelty
  • Pet theft
  • Exotic pets
  • Regulation of animal sanctuaries and rehoming organisations
  • Enforcement of animal welfare legislation
  • Fireworks

Blue Cross will be distributing the manifesto to parliamentarians accompanied by a request to meet up in person in order to discuss ways in which they can help to further our manifesto aims.

We would also be very grateful if you could publicise our manifesto with your local MP, especially if you know that there is now a new MP representing your constituency.

You can find out who your local MP is, together with their contact details, here.

You can also tweet our manifesto to your followers using the hashtag #BlueCrossManifesto

— Page last updated 11/05/2022