As I am sure the Commission will be aware, the situation regarding retired hunting dogs in Spain is horrific, as they are basically left to
The protection of stray dogs is not governed by EU regulations and thus remains a matter for Member States alone.
Despite measures having been taken, dog combats are still occurring in various locations.
Over half a million dogs change hands in the EU in the course of any given year, and the pet trade has a turnover of more than one billion
Q: Keith Taylor (Verts/ALE, UK) - The continued movement of pet animals after the withdrawal of the UK from the EU (2019-03-12)
In its ‘Notice on travelling between the EU and the United Kingdom following withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU’, issued on 13
It is estimated that there are around 60 million pet dogs and 66 million pet cats in Europe.