Captive Animals' Protection Society

Captive Animals' Protection Society

Charity information

Captive Animals' Protection Society

The Captive Animals Protection Society (CAPS) is a UK-based charity leading the campaign to end the use of animals in entertainment.

Founded 1957

  • Mission statement

    Through a combination of undercover investigations, research, campaigns, political lobbying and education, CAPS aims to stop the exploitation of animals in entertainment, particularly in circuses, zoos and the exotic pet trade.

    Our evidence-based campaigns and strong ethical basis ensure we can make a serious difference to the lives of animals in ending their exploitation.

    Working for ‘a world without cages’, CAPS encourages a more compassionate attitude and relationship between humans and other animals.

    The Captive Animals’ Protection Society is a registered charity and receives no government funding. Registered number: 1124436

  • Aims

    Captive Animals' Protection Society aims to:

    • The Captive Animals’ Protection Society (CAPS) aims to put an end to the use of all animals in entertainment.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1957

    Registered Charity Number: 1124436

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 1

    Phone number: 0845 330 3911

    Address: PO Box 540 Salford M5 0DS

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