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:



European Commission Asked to Draw Up Action Plan to End Illegal Pet Trade

Posted: 5/12/2016

Following on from the well-attended Parliamentary reception in September discussing the issue ...

EU Dog & Cat Alliance Honours Their Most Active Members Through Awards Presentation at Second Annual General Meeting at ICAWC

Posted: 12/10/2016

The EU Dog & Cat Alliance, which encompasses almost 65 organisations from over ...