• 25/05/2020
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    Illegal Pet Trade – Game Over

    Illegal Pet Trade – Game Over

    On April 21, the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture and the Eurogroup for Animals organized the online workshop on the illegal trade of pets »Illegal Pet Trade: Game Over«. Almost 100 participants from animal academia, NGOs, experts from European institutions including Ann Criel, FECAVA Honorary Secretary, and member of the FVE Animal Welfare Working Group, as

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    • 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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