Animal Protection Agency Foundation

Animal Protection Agency Foundation

Charity information

Animal Protection Agency Foundation

Founded in 2008 APAF is the only UK charity solely focused on ending the trade in wild animals as pets through research and education of the inherent animal welfare, ecological & human health problems

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    The Animal Protection Agency Foundation conducts and commissions research into the impacts of the wildlife trade on animal welfare, biodiversity and the natural environment, as well as the risks of infectious disease transmission between exotic pets and people.

    The Foundation conducts awareness raising programmes on all issues concerning the trade in wild animals as pets. By concentrating resources on tackling the exotic pet trade, the Animal Protection Agency aims to achieve real and lasting results for animals and their environments. We also aim to help protect people from making the mistakes of acquiring wild animals or pet-linked disease.

    Staff members have years of experience in campaigning for animal protection and specifically in thwarting the unlawful activities of wild animal dealers. APAF works with an integrated team of scientific, veterinary and legal advisors including specialists in exotic animal welfare, conservation and public health.

  • Aims

    Animal Protection Agency Foundation aims to:

    • To end the trade in wild animals as pets and it's associated animal suffering, biodiversity, environmental and human health threats.
  • Overview

    Established: July 2008

    Registered Charity Number: 1123569

    Board members: 4

    Full time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 01273 674253

    Address: Werks Central, 15-17 Middle Street, Brighton BN1 1AL

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