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Captivity of dolphins and whales to end in France

France has banned the breeding in captivity of dolphins and killer whales, together with the keeping of all whales, dolphins and porpoises in captivity, except for orcas and bottlenose dolphins already held. The new rules ban direct contact between animals and the public, such as swimming with dolphins, and require pools holding the animals to […]

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EU citizens act to End Pig Pain

EU citizens are calling for an end to pig pain with a new campaign launched today by Eurogroup for Animals. Every year millions of male piglets are painfully castrated in the EU to avoid the risk of boar taint. The routine tail docking and tooth clipping of piglets continues to happen in most EU member […]

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LOBBY SUCCESS: European Parliament approves of an extra 1,850,000 € targeted investment in the welfare of pigs, lab animals and large carnivores

We are delighted to inform you that earlier this week, the European Parliament approved of an extra 1,850,000 Euro to be invested in three pilot projects to tackle major animal welfare problems in Europe. This result came after an intense and coordinated lobby effort between Eurogroup for Animals and the European Parliament Intergroup on the […]