is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.
We work to ensure that companion animals, farm animals and wild animals are legally protected from exploitation and abuse.
We collaborate with policy makers and stakeholders in the EU to prevent illegal trade and other cruel commercial activities in both pets and wildlife, as well as to improve the lives of farm animals suffering in intensive farming systems and live transport.
While the EU is now set to slash 90% of its emissions by 2040, the European Commission is avoiding the task of tackling emissions from animal agriculture. It cannot continue to do so if the EU is to reach its climate targets.
FOUR PAWS comments on the European Commission's proposal for a new regulation on pets, its proposal to revise EU rules on the protection of animals during transport, and its official response to the Fur Free Europe ECI - all published today.
The European co-legislators’ provisional agreement would see the exclusion of cattle farming from the pollution prevention rules of the law, making it impossible for it to achieve the intended results.
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