Channel 4 – ’It’s a Dog’s Life,’ Countryside Undercover
- 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
Film available through: www.specialiststock.com