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Animal Health

45 posts
Call to the PM Erdogan: Stop your government’s proposed “Death Camps” for stray animals! NEW
Turkish social democratic view - Brussels 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
I just signed the following petition addressed to: The Prime Minister of Turkey Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan. —————- Stop Turkey’s proposed Death Camps for stray animals! Dear Mr Prime Minister We have been shocked and outr...
"When Policy ignores Evidence: Badgers and Austerity" by Simon Wren-Lewis NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
In the wood next to our house live at least one fox and maybe some badgers. We have seen badgers around, but it was only this summer that we first saw a badger walking (or more accurately sniffing) its way through our garden. It caused great exciteme...
The Importance Of Having Vets For Your Pets NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Hour, 43 Minutes ago
Vets Houston is health care practitioners who tend to animals which are inflicted with any kind of condition. They can diagnose and treat many types of illness and conditions which are likely to animals. It is also their duty to … Continue read...
How Your Vet Can Help in the Prevention and Treatment of Canine Distemper NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Apart from you, your dog has to have a second best friend. In most cases that friend is a vet Seattle. These doctors will do what they can to prevent diseases from inflicting your dog. When they do get inflicted, … Continue reading →...
What to Consider When Choosing a Vet NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 5 Hours ago
A Carmel vet is a type of doctor whose expertise is mainly on carrying out treatment for various types of animals. Many professionals of this career specialize their services to particular animals only. For instance, some restrict their services to &...
Choosing the Right Pet Hospital NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 7 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
When it comes to choosing the most excellent Santa Barbara pet hospital, it is necessary to find one before an emergency situation takes place. In case of emergency, the health care facility’s availability, hours, and location should be accessi...
Factors to Consider When Picking an Animal Hospital NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Minutes ago
One of the most important decisions you can make as a pet owner is to choose the right animal hospital in San Jose. By being choosy during the process of selection, you make sure that your pet will receive the … Continue reading →...
Estlands Vogelzug NEW
Estland 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Unaufhaltsam wird es Herbst. Das ist an den kürzer werdenden Tagen zu merken. Oder daran, dass die Zugvögel sich wieder auf den Weg Richtung Süden machen.Estnische Vogelschützer haben einige Vögel mit Sendern ausgestattet, so dass genau nachvoll...
Tricks to Finding Good Veterinarians NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Locating good Dallas veterinarians is a necessary part in keeping your pet healthy and happy. They are trained to conduct routine checkups to assess the general health of the animal and will be able to provide treatment if he is … Continue read...
Factors to Consider When Searching for a Veterinary Clinic NEW
Joe Litobarski's Litter Basket 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
There are several factors that you may need to consider when trying to choose a Fishers veterinary clinic where you can take your pets. Among the most common considerations are the location, offered services, payment methods, reputation, and the type...
Tierquälende Litauer? NEW
Litauen 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 7 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Litauen gilt als eines derjenigen Länder in Europa, wo noch mehr naturgemäße Landschaften erhalten sind als im restlichen Europa. Gerade aus den dichter besiedelten Metropolen fahren Menschen gerne nach Litauen, auch um selten gewordene Tiere und...
Freihandel und Tierschutz: Ein Vergleich Schweiz-EU NEW
Title of theH.eimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ blog ... 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Seit Herbst 2008 verhandeln die Schweiz und die Europäische Union über ein Abkommen in den Bereichen: Landwirtschaft, Lebensmittelsicherheit, Produktsicherheit und öffentliche Gesundheit. Bislang wurden drei umfassende Verhandlungsrunden durchgef
Dyrevelfærd og demokrati tilsidesat i EU - igen NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Borgerinitiativet bliver ikke tager seriøst af EU, denne gang på bekostning af dyrevelfærd - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
New strategy to improve animal welfare NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
The European Commission has recently adopted a new four-year strategy (2012-2015) that aims to further improve the welfare of animals in the European Union. EU Animal Welfare legislation, developed in response to contingencies and political demand...
Tauromaquia i societat: després de l’abolició a Catalunya / Tauromaquia y sociedad: tras la abolición en Catalunya NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 6 Minutes ago
Vídeo de la FFW sobre l'abolició de les curses de braus a Catalunya: el que va passar abans, durant i després, amb les opinions del Diputat al Parlament de Catalunya Josep Rull Andreu, el Diputat al Parlament Europeu Raül Ro...
Nature is fooled into flowering in a ‘second spring’ NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 12 Minutes ago
Fruit, frogs, birds, insects, plants: they are all enjoying a warm autumn as the seasons go topsy-turvy. Via www.guardian.co.uk...
Cat haters: a dwindling minority NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Which is more important: a cat being swung by its tail by a teenage thug, or the possibility of France and Germany setting up an exclusive “club” within the eurozone?  If the number of comments posted by Daily Telegraph readers are an indication...
Remembering animals in war: brave or just victims? NEW
MEP Daniel Hannan's blog 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
It’s not just human victims of war that are being remembered today. This morning, dogs, horses and even a mule attended a special remembrance service at the Animals in War monument on London’s Park Lane. They, alongside several animal welfare and...
EU support to African veterinary services brings an end to Rinderspest NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Almost 50 years of continued collaboration between the EU and the African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) to eradicate Rinderpest is about to achieve its ultimate goal, with the official declaration of global freedom from Rin...
EU Seal Trade Ban Begins NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
This week marks the beginning of an EU ban on the trade of all seal products, except for those hunted by traditional methods. But what's next for animal welfare groups?
Whalesong revealed to be inane mindless chatter. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Marine scientists admitted to being bitterly disappointed at new evidence that whalesong, once heralded as being an example of the intelligence of whales, has been revealed to be nothing but bland,  boring conversations between the giant seagoing m...
¿Cómo ve Europa la estocada a las corridas en Cataluña? NEW
Bitácora 4 Years, 3 Months, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
El Parlamento de Cataluña ha prohibido las corridas de toros en la comunidad autónoma a partir de 2012, señalando con ello el cierre de la plaza de toros de La Monumental de Barcelona. Pero para monumental, la reacción de...
Dog owners are a social menace NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Right, this is a blog entry that’s going to annoy a lot of people. But I’m very annoyed. So here goes. I’m totally, utterly and completely sick of dog owners. Note I am not completely and utterly sick of dogs. I’m no...
Written Questions - Animal Welfare And Trade NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 5 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Rural Development Regulation and improved animal welfare Animal Health recommendations concerning the on-farm welfare of animals  Welfare of dairy cows 2009 EU funding [...]...
EU to ban meat from poorly handled animals NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The European Parliaments agriculture committee is considering proposals to ban the sale of meat from livestock that has suffered from poor welfare and has been produced in the EU. Members of European Parliament pushed for a swift draft  of a new ‘...
£13m plan to fight animal diseases NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
UK scientists have announced a £13 million plan to tackle livestock diseases such as foot and mouth disease, bluetongue and African Swine Fever in the developing world. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Departme...
Bluefin tuna benefits from political deadlock NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Years, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 5 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The European Commission has decided to delay its decision - from yesterday January 13 to a new undetermined date - about whether to include the bluefin tuna in the endangered species' list. Despite the EC's initial endorsement of the proposal, the re...
Oppose Ivory Sale To Save Elephants, Say Green Euro-MP NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 9 Months, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Commenting in the Independent today on a proposed ‘one-off’ auction of ivory which conservationists fear could lead to more elephants [...]...
Correspondence about Animal Protection NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 9 Months, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Letter to Commissioner Dimas on the revision of the Action Plan on the Protection and Welfare of Animals - 2009 Letter [...]...
Correspondence about the Welfare of Companion Animals NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 30 Minutes ago
 Animal welfare concerns in Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina Letter to the Romanian authorities about stray dogs 2006      No response received Letter to [...]...
Lucas Warns Of Last Chance To Save EU Animal Experiments Agreement NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
18 December 2009 - Greens in the European Parliament, including UK MEP Caroline Lucas, are leading a challenge to the [...]...
Animal welfare labeling scheme NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
The 2986th Council meeting on Agriculture and Fisheries held in Brussels on 14-16 December 2009 took note of the presentation by the Commission of its report on options for animal welfare labelling and the establishment of a European Network of Refer...
Written Questions - Pigs NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 11 Months, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Welfare of pigs 2009 Pig welfare in Poland 2009 Response...
South East MEP Supports 1.5 Million-Strong Petition To Tackle Animal Testing NEW
Caroline Lucas 5 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day, 48 Minutes ago
02 July 2009 - Green Party MEP for South East England Dr Caroline Lucas will submit a 1.5 million strong [...]...
Animal health laws must be kept says EU commissioner NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
EU commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has highlighted the importance of keeping animal health legislat...
How to ban seal products and shoot Europe in the foot NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 5 Years, 6 Months, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The heady aroma of power without responsibility is wafting through the corridors of the European Parliament this week as legislators prepare to slap a blanket ban on the trading of seal products throughout the 27-nation bloc. It seems little short o...
World Day for Laboratory Animals NEW
Caroline Lucas 5 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Day of action including a march through central London. Caroline will be speaking as part of this event. More details here.
Wem gehört das Schwein? NEW
Europa-Transparent 5 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Morgen endet die Einspruchsfrist gegen ein Patent, das das Europäische Patentamt (EPA) für die konventionelle Zucht von Schweinen erteilt hat (Patent Nr. EP1651777). „Tiere sind keine Erfindung einzelner Konzerne. Wenn das EPA jetzt an einem Pate...
Fur no more…or how the EU promises to save the lives of seals [Veerle VRINDTS] NEW
Think About It - EU Blog Competition 5 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The European ban on seal fur is recently approved by the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) in the European Parliament. With this agreement follows the rest Europe in the footsteps of Belgium, the first EU-country that put a...
Bears In The EU NEW
Central Europe Active 5 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 12 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The Belgraded reporst a case where animal rights activists have smuggled four bears from Serbia to Bulgaria, claiming that the EU gives more rights to animals. A Serbian paper commented with a bit of politically incorrect sarcasm that the actitivist...
Correspondence about Promoting Animal Welfare NEW
Caroline Lucas 5 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Letter to the South African government encouraging them to back a ban on the use of gin traps 2009 Letter to [...]...
Green MEPs Showcase Their Record on Protecting the Rights Of Humans and Animals - online PDF leaflets NEW
Caroline Lucas 6 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Caroline Lucas and her fellow MEP Jean Lambert have produced two new publications to outline their work on Animal Protection [...]...
Animal welfare dilemmas NEW
Common Agricultural Policy 6 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
One of the advances made when Franz Fischler was farm commissioner was to recognise farm animals as sentient beings rather than agricultural products. This provided a basis for treating animal welfare as one of the planks of multifunctionality. How...