The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes Conference

The 2018 Conference will take place on Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th April at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole. A pre-Conference event will be held on the evening of Tuesday 24th April.

2017 Conference overview in brief (more details and photos to follow):

More than 400 delegates from cross-sector groups came together to share best practice in animal care and welfare, veterinary advances, new technologies, latest methods and techniques in companion animal welfare, science and how research findings aligns with animal behaviours, and the latest in behaviour and training.

The Conference programme was once again split into streams. On Day 1 – Stream 1 covered Welfare and operational animal topics; Stream 2 covered Management, including marketing and fundraising.  On Day 2 the Conference had 3 streams  – Dog, Cat and Stream 3 will cover topics relevant to the work of our members.

Here is the 2017 Conference Programme

The glittering Petplan & ADCH Animal Charity Awards Dinner was held on the evening of Wednesday 26th April.




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