Animal Welfare Related Policies to the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the EU

Eurogroup for Animals has today launched a Memorandum outlining its position on animal welfare related policies that will be discussed as part of the Luxembourgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Key request number 13 concerns companion animals: "Call for an Experts Meeting with the Commission to follow up on the 2013 Conference on the Welfare of Cats and Dogs in the EU: The Commission are looking into holding an expert meeting on this following the end of the study on the welfare of dogs and cats involved in commercial practices. This should be supported by the Council".