As Britain went to the polls for the 2015 general election, we launched our Manifesto for Pets.

Britain is a nation of animal lovers. Almost half of UK households share their sofas with at least one pet, and the pet population is higher than the human population.

Over the past ten years real progress has been made on animal welfare – but we wanted to make sure politicians put pets on the agenda for years to come.

Our Manifesto for Pets set out Blue Cross’s key welfare priorities for all political parties ahead of the 2015 general election.

Download your copy now.


Welsh Manifesto

Animal welfare is a fully devolved issue, and the Welsh assembly has a real opportunity to continue to improve the lives of pets in Wales. 43 per cent of Welsh households own at least one animal.

In recent years real progress has been made by the Welsh government on animal welfare – but we wanted to make sure politicians put pets on the agenda for years to come.

Our Welsh Manifesto for Pets sets out our key pet welfare priorities for all political parties ahead of the 2016 Welsh assembly elections.

Download your copy now, in either Welsh or English.


Scottish Manifesto

Animal welfare is a fully devolved issue, and the Scottish governed has a real opportunity to improve the lives of animals in Scotland. It is estimated that around 17 per cent of Scots own a cat and 22 per cent of the population owns a dog.

In the last 10 years real progress has been made by the Scottish government on animal welfare issues – but we wanted to make sure politicians put pets on the agenda for years to come.

Our Scottish Manifesto for Pets sets out our key pet welfare priorities for all political parties ahead of the 2016 Scottish parliament elections.

Download your copy now.

— Page last updated 5/04/2016