Dogs trained to detect COVID-19 infection in humans are increasingly being used across Europe. Some trials have been successful...
Q: Marco Dreosto, Anna Bonfrisco, Massimo Casanova, Annalisa Tardino, Isabella Tovaglieri, Luisa Regimenti (ID, IT)- Combating the online sale within the EU of banned items that cause animal suffering (2020-12-23)
In recent years, we have seen a surge in sales on online marketplaces where shoppers can buy practically anything.
Q: Peter Lundgren (ECR, SE) - Training and competence certification for drivers of animal transport vehicles (2020-12-02)
There are strict requirements laid down in the relevant regulation that drivers must first complete a training course before they can be tes
Q: Nuno Melo (EPP, PT) - Warning about the Portuguese Government’s intention to transfer competencies from the National Veterinary Authority (2020-11-25)
The Portuguese Government has announced its intention to transfer the competencies for companion animals from the Ministry of Agriculture...
Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council on transmissible animal diseases (‘Animal Health Law’) will apply...
Q: Annika Bruna (ID, FR), Virginie Joron (ID, FR), Aurelia Beigneux (ID, FR) - Tighter controls for trade in puppies within the European Union (2020-10-06)
Since the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, many puppies have been reared in Eastern Europe for illegal sale in Western Europe with little r