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 2016:



Most Active Members of EU Dog & Cat Alliance in 2017 Honoured with Awards

Posted: 9/10/2017

The EU Dog & Cat Alliance, which encompasses almost 80 organisations from 24 Member States, last week recognised those organisations which make the largest contribution to making the mission of the Alliance - safeguarding the welfare of dogs and cats across the European Union - a reality. 

The awards were introduced at the annual International ...

Online sale of pets: What’s the cost?

Posted: 29/9/2017

New report by EU Dog & Cat Alliance calls for better regulation of ...