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Hearing on the protection of animals during transport in the European Parliament

On 22/11/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On 19th November Jørn Dohrmann MEP (ECR, DK), rapporteur in the Agriculture Committee on the Implementation report on the protection of animals during transport, hosted a hearing at the European Parliament. Experts from different fields were invited to present their experience, with the aim to collect information and data to substantiate the parliamentary report. The […]

A Dog’s Life – The Homeless Dogs of Romania

On 21/11/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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New docu-film prompts MEPs to reflect on treatment of stray animals At the Brussels premiere of ‘A Dog’s Life – The Homeless Dogs of Romania’ in the European Parliament, viewers were exposed to the shocking conditions that thousands of dogs have to endure behind the closed doors of shelters in Romania. The film questions why […]

Intergroup session: the welfare of equidae

On 15/11/2018, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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On the morning of 15 November, the EU Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals gathered at the European Parliament in Strasbourg to consider the welfare of equines (horses, donkeys and hybrids), with attendance from 14 MEPs and other organisations. The Intergroup session was chaired by Jacqueline Foster MEP (ECR, UK) and featured speakers from World Horse […]