Current Projects

CASC carefully selects projects where the expertise within its membership can provide useful, evidence based guidance to assist in the development of legislation.

Our current projects are:

The implementation of the Animals Activities Licensing
Defra have requested that CASC reviews the implementation of the Pet Vending section of The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations and recommends modifications to the guidance document to enhance its clarity and effectiveness.

Project allocated to: Specific Working Group
Chair: Michael Stanford
Members: Sustainable Users Network, Reptile & Exotic Pet Trade Association, Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association, Tropical Fish Keeping UK, Federation of British Herpetologists, The Pet Society UK, The Pet Charity, Veterinary Defense Society, National Centre for Reptile Welfare, Midland Giant Species Snake Rescue, Support Adoption for Pets, City of London, Pet Industry Federation, British Rabbit Council.

The keeping of Primates by private individuals
The Government has issued a call for evidence to assist with the development of a consultation on the keeping of Primates by private individuals. CASC has formed a Working Group to provide input into the process.

Project allocated to: Specific Working Group
Chair: Peter Kettlewell
Members: Sustainable Users Network, Reptile & Exotic Pet Trade Association (further members to be confirmed)