dog and cat welfare

EU DG SANCO Dog and Cat Welfare study

The European Commission has launched a study on the well-being of dogs and cats involved in commercial practices in EU Member States.

There are several trends giving rise to concern: dogs and cats may be illegally bred, traded and transported between EU Member States, or imported from third countries, posing a risk to animal welfare as well as to human and animal health if effective preventative measures are not taken.

 

 

The European Commission has commissioned a study on the welfare of dogs and cats involved in commercial practices in EU Member States.

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