EU Commission answers officially to the complaints received regarding Romanian stray dogs

On 23.11.2013, the EU Commission reply on the stray dogs population management in Romania. 

The European Commission has received many complaints about the welfare and management of stray dogs in Romania. These have been registered under reference CHAP(2013)3076. In order to respond swiftly and inform those concerned, while making the most economical use of administrative resources, the Commission is publishing this reply in the Official Journal of the European Union (PDF)

In its reply the EU Commission mentions: " Systematic and common information and education strategies on dog welfare are supported by the Commission cooperating with others to develop the ‘CARODOG’ website (, an informative platform on canine population management leading to responsible animal ownership as a basic principle for the promotion of companion animal welfare in the EU".