Open letter to Ryanair
Open letter to Mr Michael O’Leary, Ryanair Group Chief Executive Officer ...
When puppies and kittens are bred for commercial purposes, welfare standards can vary widely between breeders
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
The casual nature and ease of online advertising of dogs and cats for sale has led to welfare standards suffering
The European Pet Food Industry Facts and Figures 2019: http://www.fediaf.org/who-we-are/european-statistics.html
The EU Dog & Cat Alliance, which encompasses almost 80 organisations from 24 Member States, recently 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.Read more here
This report from the Alliance’s EU Pet Advertising Advisory Group found that over half a million dogs and cats were advertised for sale online in Europe on a given day in 2020. In-depth analysis of advert data also found evidence of prolific individual sellers of pets and cross-border trade networks in some cases spanning multiple countries.Read more here