IFAW celebrates start of UK hunt ban
Phyllis Campbell-McRae, UK Director of International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said: “The ban on hunting with dogs will radically change the landscape of animal welfare in the UK and worldwide. Britain has banned a traditional practice because of the suffering it causes to animals. This should act as an inspiration and example to other countries where animals suffer for human entertainment.
“We thank all our supporters in the UK and worldwide who have helped us to achieve this victory for the welfare of wild animals.”
The campaign has included media events, advertising campaigns and forming
close working relationships with anti-hunting members of parliament. It was
supported by frequent polling that showed repeatedly that the majority of the
British people thought that hunting with dogs was cruel and should be made