Posted on 11/10/2012
Eurogroup for Animals calls on the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee to reject long-distance transport of live animals when it votes on the Report prepared by Janusz Wojciechowski MEP. This comes in light of a new report published recently which compares current transport times of livestock with the EU social law on drivers’ hours. The research shows that both laws are incompatible and that if the mandatory application of the social legislation governing lorry drivers is applied only multi-manning with three drivers will allow a journey to be compliant with the regulations.
Posted on 10/10/2012
Major General Peter Davies CB has been elected as the next president of Eurogroup for Animals following an extraordinary general Assembly held in Brussels today. He is a well-known and active campaigner in the field of animal welfare and has been involved in many organisations in the sector.
Posted on 04/10/2012
At the International Conference on the import and keeping of exotic animals in Europe being held in Brussels today and tomorrow, Eurogroup for Animals is calling for strong preventive measures to limit the import, trade, sale of invasive species and restrict the keeping of exotic pets based on clear criteria including welfare.
Posted on 04/10/2012
Following the recent decision of Norway and Canada to resume their challenge of the EU moratorium on the trade of seal products, Eurogroup for Animals would like to highlight again that most Europeans say they are against cruelty to seals.
Posted on 25/09/2012
Eurogroup for Animals is extremely disappointed that Canada and Norway have decided to resume their challenge of the EU ban on the trade of seal products by restarting the panel composition process which was initiated in 2011
Posted on 24/09/2012
On Thursday 20 September 2012, Eurogroup for Animals organised the 3rd meeting of the Transatlantic Animal Welfare Council in Washington DC, where participants discussed ways to respond to developments in animal welfare-related transatlantic issues and to foster further bonds of cooperation between European and US-based animal protection organisations.
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