Publication related to the legislation

Brigitte Bardot Foundation, Living with a pet in France in a responsible way

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Enforcement tools

Ministry in the Government responsible of animal welfare issues

Ministère de de l’Agriculture, de l’Alimentation, de la Pêche, de la Ruralité et de l’Aménagement du Territoire

Function:: The ministry can propose legislation regarding animal welfare with the help of animal welfare organisations, professional animal operators and animal scientists.

The ministry is also financing scientifc research regarding animals.


Structural element in the Parliament on animal welfare issues

There is a working group on dog trade lead by MP Geneviève Perrin-Gaillard

Temporary working groups are established when necessary.


Animal Welfare Political Party

No animal welfare party as such, but the website "politiques et animaux" (by L214) makes a ranking of French political parties regarding the positive or negative actions they did toward animals http://www.politique-animaux.fr/


Study Animal Welfare Legislation