• 23/04/2020
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    Lucy’s Law: The beginning of the end for puppy farming in England

    Lucy’s Law: The beginning of the end for puppy farming in England

    In England on April 6, 2020 Lucy’s Law came into force. The new legislation presents a significant milestone to end low-welfare, high volume supply of puppies and kittens by banning their third-party commercial sale in England. Puppy farms are located across the UK, mostly depending on third-party sellers or ‘dealers’ who often smuggle from abroad

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    • 16/02/2020
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    Five dogs imported from Romania confiscated in Switzerland

    Five dogs imported from Romania confiscated in Switzerland

    Five dogs have been imported to Switzerland from Romania with invalid documentation. The dealers pretended to be an animal protection organization and the dogs have been seized. This is far from being an isolated case of dog dealing, which is a problem in many European countries and can be the source of spreading of dangerous

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    • 16/01/2020
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    FairDog Project from the Netherlands

    FairDog Project from the Netherlands

    The Royal Dutch Veterinary Association KNMvD (Beroepsvereniging Voor Dierenartsen) strives, in cooperation with other associations involved in Animal Welfare, Kynology and Genetics, to achieve a healthier and more social ‘friendly’ dog population. This project is called FairDog. Check out the webpage. In this project they deal with different sources of dogs. That is why they

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    • 31/08/2019
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    Romanian Prison Dogs Program

    Romanian Prison Dogs Program

    A multidisciplinary approach to animal welfare and inmate rehabilitation   The idea of rehabilitating inmates through human-animal interaction programs is not new; but given the situation in Romanian penitentiaries and animal welfare in Romania, this kind of project was almost unthinkable in the spring of 2016 when it all started. Though there had been some

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