Dogs Trust at The Senedd

Thursday 11th April 2019

Dogs Trust has officially unveiled plans for its brand-new Cardiff Rehoming Centre which is set to open in 2021 to help save 1,000 dogs a year.

Joining rescue dogs Coffee a six-month-old Shih Tzu and Hercules a five-year-old Terrier from the charity’s Bridgend rehoming centre was Welsh Rugby star, Shane Williams MBE, Dogs Trust Interim CEO Jim Monteith, Paul Davies AM and other Assembly Members, for a celebration of Dogs Trust’s work in Wales and to mark the start of building work on the new centre.
 
The event was hosted at The Senedd on Wednesday 13th March where Assembly Members were invited to come along to find out more about the state-of-the-art rehoming centre and for the launch of the new Welsh Pawlicy document.
 
Dogs Trust Pawlicy Priorities for Wales sets out the key areas the charity are campaigning for policy change on over the next few years. These priorities include: the licensing of rehoming organisations and sanctuaries, improving dog breeding and sale regulations and extending the ban on electronic shock collars to include further devices such as spray and sonic collars.