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

    We take action to end the captivity of animals, especially those used for entertaining the public in zoos, circuses and the media industry.

    We carry out investigations and research to provide a solid evidence base for our campaigns and political lobbying.

    Our educational work and awareness raising promotes a more compassionate attitude and relationship between humans and other animals.

    We work to influence policy makers at the highest level whilst supporting grassroots activism, the very foundations of CAPS

    We work in partnership with organisations that share our values and amplify our campaigns.

  • 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

    Part time staff: 4

    Phone number: 0845 330 3911

    Address: PO Box 591, Manchester M12 0DP

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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