Disappointing debate fails to protect primates in UK

Monday, May 15th, 2017

A recent parliamentary debate on the keeping of primates as pets left campaigners disappointed as discussion fell short to protect animals. This debate held hope for progress on a ban […]

Monkey trouble: Charities reveal rising number of monkeys in backyard Britain

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Calls about pet monkeys increased threefold over five years as Greater Manchester is named the country’s hot spot for primates in trouble Animal welfare charities are concerned the number of […]

Monkey trouble: Plight of primates behind closed doors

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

The suffering of monkeys across the UK is highlighted as animal health and welfare groups launch campaign to end the keeping of primates as pets Cooped up in cages, fed […]

2014 round-up!

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

As we return from our festive breaks refreshed and rested the CAPS office is now back in full swing for 2015! Before we begin the New Year, though, we wanted […]

Blog: ENDCAP – Working together for wild animals in captivity

Monday, March 17th, 2014

By Liz Tyson, CAPS Director The last three days I spent in Brussels at the annual ENDCAP conference. ENDCAP is a coalition made up of organisations of various shapes and sizes, with […]

Call to ban the primate pet trade: Because your house will never be their home

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Along with national and international campaign partners and a number of other expert organisations, CAPS submitted evidence yesterday to the Government inquiry on whether the keeping of primates as pets […]

The 2013 round up!

Monday, December 16th, 2013

To all of our fantastic supporters, What a year it has been! Once again the year has flown by in a blur of activity and, thanks to your ongoing support, […]

The 2012 Roundup!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

To all of our wonderful supporters, The 2012 roundup! Looking back on 2012, it’s hard to believe that so much activity has been squeezed into just twelve months. Our small […]

New meerkat exhibit highlights farcical conservation claims

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

With the holding of animals in captivity for entertainment purposes coming under increasing public scrutiny, zoos have begun to shun the traditional “great day out” moniker and, instead, replace it […]

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