We are calling for the Government to review and reform laws on the private keeping of Dangerous Wild Animals.
Below you will find a number of actions you can take to help resolve the situation.
Thank you for your concern.
The Born Free Team
Sign our petition calling for review and reform of laws on the private keeping of Dangerous Wild Animals. If we get to 100,000 signatures, Parliament will consider debating the issue.
Use the link below to write to your MP using our template letter.
Politely but firmly ask him or her to support Born Free’s call for a comprehensive review of the Dangerous Wild Animals Act and its Schedule, and point out that decisions on whether or not wild animals can be kept as pets should be based on:
Help Born Free in its campaign for review and reform of laws on the private keeping of Dangerous Wild Animals by making a donation.
If you are concerned about dangerous wild animals being kept in your area, write to your district or county councillors using the link below. Detail your concerns, and ask whether the necessary Local Authority checks have been made and licences issued regarding any dangerous wild animals in their area.
You can find out whether your Local Authority has licensed the keeping of any Dangerous Wild Animals in our area by using our interactive map.
Born Free has received many letters and communications on the subject of the keeping of dangerous wild animals by private individuals. This link to our FAQs might help.