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Dog Welfare
CAWC report on rescuing and rehoming
  1. David Lamb
  1. Chair of the CAWC Report on Rehoming Companion Animals, c/o CAWC, The Dene, Old North Road, Bourn, Cambridgeshire CB23 2TZ
  1. e-mail: davidlamb884{at}

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AS chairman of the Companion Animal Welfare Council (CAWC) working group that produced the recently published rehoming report (VR, August 27, 2011, vol 169, p 217), I would like to respond to the Kennel Club's letter (VR, September 10, 2011, vol 169, p 291). I offer apologies for any misunderstandings. The Kennel Club's contribution to dog rehoming has been outstanding. The intention of the report was to focus on the practical and ethical aspects of rehoming a wide variety of companion animal species – not only dogs – and we contacted …

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