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The Animal Protection Agency Foundation was set up to carry out, or commission, research into the impacts of the wildlife trade on individual animals, biodiversity and the natural environment, as well as the risks of infectious disease transmission between wildlife and people. The Foundation conducts awareness raising programmes on all issues concerning the trade in wild animals as pets.


Press releases

BBC Trust Committee botches investigation into Watchdog’s report on Pets...

In its final task as the BBC’s main ‘complaints unit’, the BBC Trust Committee has criticised the highly respected consumer programme Watchdog... read more

Press Release • 25.03.2017 • By Animal Protection Agency Foundation

Scientist compares death rates in the aquarium and pet reptile trade to...

Scientist compares death rates in the aquarium and pet reptile trade to a slaughterhouse A damning article about the exotic pet... read more

Press Release • 12.11.2014 • By Animal Protection Agency Foundation

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