Welcome to the Association of British Wild Animal Keepers

ABWAK is a membership organisation for those interested and involved in the keeping and conservation of wild animals, which seeks to achieve the highest standards of excellence in animal welfare through communication, cooperation, training and development.

ABWAK Mechandise - T-shirts and more, plus publications


Order either of these T-shirts for just £10 each + P&P
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Management Guidelines for Exotic Cats for only £5 + delivery. Click here to order


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Call for contributions to the ABWAK Enrichment book!!!

We are looking to get lots of examples from across different taxa to publish as a pictorial update to the 1998 ABWAK publication ‘Guidelines for Environmental Enrichment’ which are now out of print. Please submit as many as you would like and please pass this onto anyone whom you may think could also fill this in. 

Click here to download the form and please email to membership@abwak.org once completed. Please note that this best done on a desktop rather than a mobile phone or tablet.