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Cats & dogs
Donald Broom, emeritus professor of animal welfare at Cambridge University, and Iwona Mertin, our Cats & Dogs Programme Leader will join the webinar as special guest and panelist.
Webinar: Animal cruelty and animal rights
22 October 2020
At least 5,000 pets were found dead in cardboard shipping boxes last week at a logistics facility in Central China, likely casualties of a miscommunication in the supply chain of China's thriving mass-breeding industry.
5,000 pets found dead in boxes at Chinese shipping depot
5 October 2020
Six cultural and demographic trends could reduce the demand for pets.
Is America really raining cats and dogs?
2 October 2020
A new United Against Rabies Forum aims to accelerate progress towards the elimination of human deaths from dog-mediated rabies by 2030. OIE, FAO and WHO leaders announce collective effort to fight rabies.
World Rabies Day: Find out all events
28 September 2020
Removing strays animals from the streets of Dubai to take them to the desert to die: this is the decision of the Government of the United Arab Emirates which sparked protests from local and global animal rights activists.
Dogs and cats killed in Dubai for the Expo: LNDC writes to the Ambassador
28 September 2020
Our Scottish member OneKind, has called on the Scottish Government to put an end to the breeding of flat-faced dogs, cats and rabbits, such as French bulldogs, amongst other welfare calls, ahead of the 2021 Scottish elections.
OneKind launches 2021 manifesto calling on the Scottish Government to prioritise animal welfare
21 September 2020
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has ordered pet dogs to be confiscated in the country’s capital, saying the pooches represent Western “decadence’’ — but their owners fear Fido is really headed for someone’s dinner table.
Kim Jong Un orders pet dogs to be confiscated in North Korean capital
24 August 2020
Minister to introduce law next year to ensure nation’s 9.4 million dogs get enough exercise
Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say
24 August 2020
In Auvergne, a huge farm supplies between 1,000 and 2,000 Beagles each year to animal experimentation laboratories around the world.
Investigation shows dogs bred for animal testing in France
12 August 2020
Canadian officials have launched an investigation after the "horrible" discovery of more than a dozen dead puppies on board a cargo plane from Ukraine that landed at the Toronto airport last week.
38 French bulldog puppies were found dead among a 'nightmare' shipment of 500 dogs imported on a Canada-bound plane from Ukraine
22 June 2020
Regardless of COVID-19 crisis the breeding and trading of pets continues. In between supply and demand both cats and dogs get caught and it is for the policy makers and competent authorities to ensure that these animals are protected especially in times of pandemics.
Cross-border trade of pets continues despite COVID-19
19 June 2020
From May 18 2020, pedigrees will no longer be provided to purebred short-snouted dogs that do not comply with the law.
Success: no more pedigrees for pugs and French bulldogs in the Netherlands
2 June 2020
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