In 2014, Eurogroup for Animals launched an important project to ensure EU’s 6 million horses and 1.5 million donkeys are covered by species specific legislation.
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Our Animal Health Campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the important inter-linkages between animal health and animal welfare.
About 150 million pigs are farmed in the EU every year, making EU the world’s largest exporter of pig meat and one of its largest producers. Special attention and action is therefore needed to improve pig welfare.
There are around 66 million owned cats and 60 million owned dogs within the European Union. For many of us dogs and cats are valued members of our families that are loved and cared for, that provide companionship and even assistance.
Over recent years there has been a growing trend away from keeping traditional pets towards exotic animals, placing the EU as a top importer of tropical fish, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Eurogroup for Animals is currently analysing the results of the European elections to see how many candidates that supported the animal welfare pledge have been elected and hopes that the new Parliament will continue to work to protect the welfare of animals across the European Union.