AM joins RSPCA inspector on the road and raises issues with FM

Labour AM for the Vale of Clwyd Ann Jones has demonstrated her support for animal welfare issues by spending a day out with an RSPCA inspector.

Ann took to the road with a local RSPCA Inspector on Wednesday 13th February. This experience provided her with first-hand knowledge of the varied and demanding workload facing the organisation’s front line staff.

Commenting on her day, Ann Jones said:

“Spending a day on the beat with an RSPCA Inspector has opened my eyes to some of the animal welfare issues facing us in the Vale of Clwyd. I can fully appreciate the demands and calls facing the RSPCA on a daily basis, and I’ve seen at first hand the difference its officers make every day.”

Using the experience gained from her day with the RSPCA, Ann Jones, speaking in the Senedd, asked the First Minister what progress has been made in tackling out of control dogs and in encouraging more responsible ownership.

The First Minister replied by saying that:

“We are considering introducing regulations to require the compulsory micro-chipping and registration of all dogs in Wales as part of our road map on dog welfare. We have already consulted on this subject, and we will be publishing the results shortly.”