Chris is a qualified vet and worked in small animal veterinary practice until 1998. Subsequently he became Chief Veterinary Officer at the RSPCA and Veterinary Director of Dogs Trust until he retired in 2011. In 2007 Chris was awarded the MBE for services to animal welfare. Chris was a member of the Advisory Council on the Welfare Issues of Dog Breeding (2010-2014).
Chris is Chairman of the British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Foundation (BVA AWF) and has recently been appointed as Chairman of the Canine and Feline Sector Group (CFSG) for the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England. He is also a trustee of a number of other charities.
Chris will be giving a talk on “How to make sure you buy a healthy puppy” at 12.30 - 1.00pm on the Saturday of the show.Go back to previous page
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