Channel 4 – ’It’s a Dog’s Life,’ Countryside Undercover

 In Broadcast Films
  • TX: 1998
  • RT: 30 mins
  • Title: ’It’s a Dog’s Life,’ Countryside Undercover
  • Territory: UK.

This multi-award winning, controversial and groundbreaking documentary exposed cruelty and bad practice inside a top British animal testing laboratory. The film followed undercover diarist Zoe Broughton as she looked after beagle dogs used for testing drugs.
The film led to a full Home Office investigation into the allegations, a review of procedures within Government, two convictions for cruelty, and changes in the law.

Winner: Scoop of the Year, BEMA Awards, London 1997.
Winner : International Documentary, Genesis Awards, Los Angeles 1997
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