“For a better Act” ForumFor a better Animal Protection Act” to inform and encourage the public to submit their comments before the end of the public hearing on the new Act. Some of the discussion topics were the ban on fur farming, ban on killing animals in shelters, and horse logging. The Ministry of Agriculture has endorsed the existing ban on fur farming, but suggested that the phase-out period be extended for an additional year. Read all Animal Protection Act amendment proposals here.
Public hearing on the Animal Protection Act endsimprovement suggestions and include additional provisions to protect animals from suffering and murder into the Animal Protection Act.
ZeGeVege Festival—Veganmania in all its glorygreat atmosphere at www.zegevege.com and the Festival Facebook page.
“Adopting is Cool” actionAdopting is Cool” action held by the City of Zagreb and Zagreb City Shelter in Dumovec, whose theme was the ban on chaining dogs. In 2015, Zagreb City banned tethering dogs with chains, and these amendments to the Animal Protection Act will make the ban on keeping dogs constantly chained valid in all of Croatia. We encouraged everyone to chose adopting instead of buying dogs.
Children—the victims of the dairy industry marketingread.
Celebrating World Vegetarian Dayturned her body into a piece of barbecue meat. The performance was conceptualized as a reminder that no one’s body should be barbecued, since instead of arms, hips, and legs, we could be eating delicious plant foods that are friendlier to our health and environment.
World Farm Animals DayVeggie Challenge alongside more than one thousand people who have joined this year.
News Flash Summary
- We held meetings with the mayors of Rijeka, Sveti Ivan Zelina, Zaprešić, Jastrebarsko, and Karlovac about implementing the obligations of local communities under the Animal Protection Act.
- World Animal Day Ambassador for Croatia, Anita Euschen, participated in the international ambassador conference in Rome and invited everyone to join in the celebration by making a resolution to do a good deed for animals.
- The International Companion Animal Welfare Conference 2016 will take place from October 11 to 13 in Dubrovnik. The conference is organized by Dogs Trust and will be attended by animal welfare organizations from Croatia, Serbia, and Montenegro.
- On October 24, Nick Jukes from the international organization InterNICHE will hold a workshop on the alternatives to animal testing in education and training for the representatives of the Croatian scientific community at the Ministry of Agriculture. On October 26, Nick will give the same lecture to the public in the Animal Friends Association’s office.
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