Calling for EU action to build a better Europe for dogs and cats

28 Countries in the EU

Breeding and Trade

When puppies and kittens are bred for commercial purposes, welfare standards can vary widely between breeders

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61 million dogs, 66 million cats

Movements Across Borders

Moving dogs and cats between countries can pose a risk to both animal and human health if measures aren't taken to prevent diseases from being transferred

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EU households: 25% own a cat, 24% own a dog

Veterinary Medicines

Safe, effective veterinary medicines across all EU Member States is vital to protecting both animal health and public health

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The European Pet Food Industry facts and figures 2014:



Important step forward for companion animal welfare in the EU

Posted: 8/3/2016

Dogs Trust warmly welcomes the adoption of the Animal Health Law

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Comment on the introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States

Posted: 29/2/2016

Last week the European Parliament voted on the resolution on the introduction ...