Ear cropping has been illegal in Ireland since 2013 under the Animal Health and Welfare Act, except when performed by a Veterinary Practitioner for veterinary therapeutic treatment. However, loopholes in the legislation have made it nearly impossible for authorities to secure prosecutions against those cropping, owning, or showing dogs with ear tissue removed for non-therapeuticRead more
Raising awareness about health and welfare issues associated with excessive breed-related traits such as brachycephaly is important to FECAVA. The Federation has adopted a Europe-wide position paper on this topic.
Below you can see some actions organised or co-organised by our member associations*:
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