EU: APPROVE AN INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR THE PROTECTION OF COMPANION ANIMALS AND THE ETHICAL MANAGEMENT OF STRAY DOGS AND CATS ACROSS ALL MEMBER STATES

UPDATE MAY THE 14TH: WE WILL DELIVER TONIGHT, WITH THE SUPPORT OF 21 ORGANIZATIONS AND OF A 80 PAGES REPORT on this complex issue and in particular on the approval and implementation of a comprehensive law to protect companion, domestic animals and strays across all European Member States.

The Report that you can download here

includes the following points
  • Historic background
  • Progresses of the EU legislation on the protection of animals
  • Legislative concepts as the "Five Freedoms" and "Animal Sentience" and therefore to not be considered as "goods" and "properties"
  • Protection of working animals with limitations, timetables, tasks, protective equipment
  • Education for public and operators, information before the purchase or the adoption of animals
  • Precise classification of animals / wild animals cannot be pets
  • Anti-abandonment campaigns
  • List of Petitions received by the EU on this matter
  • Reduction of the number of strays according to ethical parameters
  • Mass sterilization and identification of pets and strays
  • Regulation of the different phases of Capture, Handling, Housing and Release, when applicable
  • Precise classification of techniques, strategies and tools which are Permitted, Limited or Prohibited across all Member States and according the highest and non-invasive standards
  • Rehabilitation of traumatized pets and strays
  • Adoptions
  • Personnel and operator's training
  • Euthanasia only by Vets and on suffering / untreatable animals and not used to control numbers
  • Norms on licenced shelters, consulting services, improved standards, cameras inside shelters and free access to public
  • Ban on unlicensed shelters
  • International register for animal abusers, for both public and operators
  • Trainers and breeders licensing
  • Fining and punishing transgressors
  • Rules for professional training of animals
  • Operations, only by Vets and not to modify the aspect of animals, only to cure or sterilize
  • Parameters for the use in Ads, shows, commercials, movies
  • Facilitation for the travelling of pets, access to public structures, services and facilities
  • Facilitation for dogs accompanying homeless people, traumatized, lonely, handicapped or terminally ill persons
  • Vaccinating but preventing over-vaccinating pets
  • Ban on traditions which abuse animals
  • Ban on the use of pets in circuses and zoos
  • Fireworks and animals
  • Ban medical research on strays
  • Ban Military Testing on domestic animals
  • Ban the use, abuse, killing of animals in Art
  • We brought three cases: Italy, Spain and Romania
  • Ban the artistic tattooing and dyeing of pets

 

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Update #2about a month ago
UPDATE MAY THE 14TH: WE WILL DELIVER TONIGHT, WITH THE SUPPORT OF 21 ORGANIZATIONS AND OF A 80 PAGES REPORT on this complex issue and in particular on the approval and implementation of a comprehensive law to protect companion, domestic animals and strays across all European Member States.
You can read the report here http://www.future4wildlife.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/F4W-EUReport.pdf. Thank you for signing and for your support!
Update #11 months ago
UPDATE MAY 3RD: 12 DAYS TO GO, PLEASE SIGN, SHARE AND TWEET this Petition! We have finished also our 70 pages report for the implementing of a comprehensive law and we will deliver Petition and Report to the EU Petition Portal on 14-05-18. You can read the report following this link http://www.future4wildlife.org/2018/05/01/the-eu-pet-legislation-project/ and clicking on “HERE”.
The EC is working on this legislation! Please join our project, thank you!
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