6.04.2017 Regulating the sale of companion animals in the European Union

The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals met on Thursday 6 April 2017, to discuss the need to regulate the sale of companion animals in the European Union.

The President of Eurogroup has referenced and endorsed FOUR PAWS international “The Pet Deception campaign” and the strategic objectives regarding breeder and seller registration and public accessible database.

Eurogroup’s Press Release is available here


PETI Committee, “Animal welfare in the European Union” (Pr. Donald M. Broom)

In response to a growing number of petitions received, the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament reviewed a new study by Professor Donald M. Broom, department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, entitled “Animal Welfare in the European Union” and discussed possible violations of applicable EU law.

Access to the report is available at here