#Act4Pets Our Danish member, Dyrenes Beskyttelse, registers a world record: many new homes for abandoned animals in 2016.
#Act4FarmAnimals Camera control in slaughterhouses from 2018? January 12, 2017 National Assembly voted the camera control installation in slaughterhouses in 2018. There will be an expermientation phasis in July, 217. It is a major advanced acclaimed by animal protection NGOs, including WELFARM.
#Act4Pets Bob the Street Cat gives furry high five to GAIA’s campaign for cat neutering. While the fabulous movie, “A Street Cat named Bob” makes its début in Belgian cinemas this Wednesday, January 18th, James Bowen and his faithful, red-furred companion, Bob – the famous protagonists who inspired this moving tale – join with GAIA to send an urgent message to the Belgian people to neuter their pet cats.
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) extends prevention measures. DEFRA has ordered all keepers and farmers of poultry to house their birds indoors until the 28th of February. This is an extended period from the previously advised 30 days, announced on the 6th December. The Government’s response to the recent outbreaks across Europe would suggest that bird flu originates and is spread from wild birds.
#Act4Pets 71,502 dogs are chipped and registered in Latvia. At the moment, the Agricultural Data Centre of Latvia has registered 71,502 dogs - an important and representative figure.
#Act4Wildlife Chipperfield lions & tigers left behind by broken government promises. The miserable incarceration of Britain’s last circus lions and tigers. ADI’s undercover investigators found: Thomas Chipperfield’s big cats confined to cages on trucks with restricted access to exercise area; ‘stereotypic’ pacing – sign of stress and boredom; lions and tigers locked behind heavy steel shutters at night. 34 countries have introduced wild animal act prohibitions - England, Scotland and Wales…
#Act4AnimalsEU Animal welfare laws must stay or improve – poll. More than eight out of 10 people want animal welfare laws kept or improved after the UK leaves the EU, a survey has revealed. The poll found that 81% of the public believe that post-Brexit animal welfare laws in the UK should be improved or at least kept at the same level – and only 5% disagreed.
#Act4LabAnimals Brigitte Bardot joins European Animal Groups to urge Air France to stop transporting monkeys for research. Brigitte Bardot has joined the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE), a coalition of leading animal protection organisations from across Europe, in calling on Air France to end its involvement in the cruel trade of monkeys for research.
#Act4FarmAnimals Aldi launches new animal welfare quality mark. Together, Aldi Süd and Aldi Nord have launched the new ‘Für Mehr Tierschutz’ (For more animal welfare) quality mark, something consumers will start seeing on several dairy products later this year.
#FurFreeEU Supreme Dutch Court upholds mink farming ban. In a historic ruling the Dutch Supreme Court has decided that the mink farming ban does not conflict with human rights, as was claimed by the Dutch mink farmers, and shall be upheld.