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Illegal puppy trade and I&R in the EU
Illegal puppy trade and I&R in the EU











In Italy the illegal puppy trade of dogs and cats is now a crime and Identification
and registration of companion animals in the EU











Thanks to the campaign started by LAV on December 2008, the Italian Parliament, ratifying the European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals , has introduced the crime of illegal trade of pets in the Italian Legal System. Read more

Following an invitation of Vier Pftoten/four
Paws and Istituto G. Caporale of Teramo, a first round table of
representatives
of national, EU and international organisations working on databases for
companion
animals met on 8 September 2010 in Brussels. The meeting was also
attended by a
representative of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European
Union. Read more 

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