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DJURENS RÄTT: Sweden’s new Animal Welfare Law

Photo credits: Djurens Rätt/Shutterstock On 1 April the new Animal Welfare Law came into force in Sweden. Thanks to efforts of Djurens Rätt and other Swedish animal protection organisations, from now on it will be illegal to abandon animals in Sweden without legal consequences. Also, circuses will no longer be allowed to use elephants and sea lions […]

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ISPCA: #FurFreeIreland Campaign launched!

Photo credit: ISPCA This week The Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ISPCA officially launched the #FurFreeIreland campaign calling for an end to inhumane fur farming and for the closure of remaining fur farms in Ireland. Jointly with Fur Free Alliance and Respect for Animals, ISPCA highlighted the necessity for a ban based […]