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ADCH Annual General Meeting

12th May 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12th May 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

About this Event

Once again our AGM will be held virtually.

10:00 – 11:00       The ADCH Annual General Meeting (AGM)

We invite all voting Members (Full Members) to join us  for the AGM.

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an opportunity for us all to reflect on the past year and to understand ADCH plans for the year ahead.

The AGM will also see the election of new Committee Members to help take forward the plans for the next year.

Following a screen break we would like to welcome all Members and 2022 Sponsors  for our presentations.

11:10 -12:00       Tackling Energy Issues: exploring your options

Panel of 4: Adam Clowes (Dogs Trust), Simon Haste (Cats Protection), Tim Mitchell (Dogs Trust), Steve Byrne (GSPCA)

12:00 – 12:50     The Power of Choice and Training in the Shelter Environment

Chirag Patel, Chirag Patel Consulting

Chirag Patel Bio

Chirag entered the field professionally in 2004 and has since become a leading figure in the profession internationally. He consults on the behaviour management and training of all animals living under human care (including domestic and wild ones). He is highly sought after for work with high profile private clients, organisations as well as teaching workshops and presenting at conferences. Chirag has worked with rescue and welfare organisations around the world including working at Dogs Trust for a year. Chirag can be seen on a number of TV shows including on BBC 1’s TV Series Nightmare Pets SOS, 5 Stars’ Cats and Dogs at War and most recently ITV’s The Pet Show.  

Chirag is passionate about the application of ethical behaviour change science to improve the life of animals living under human care by teaching animals to be active participants in their own daily and veterinary care in a low-stress manner. The goal is to empower all learners including the human ones. 

Who can attend

This event is available for ADCH Members. Note: Only Voting Members can attend the AGM 10 – 11.

Cost to attend

Free event.


Registration in advance is required.

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How can I contact if I have any questions?

Please don't hesitate to ask any questions, a member of the team will be happy to help.