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Animal welfare
Urgent action needed to improve welfare during long-distance transport, says FVE

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THE Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is calling for urgent action to improve the welfare of animals being transported long distances. It is emphasising the need to ‘really implement and respect agreed standards for the welfare of animals during transport’.

In a statement on September 29, the FVE said it was concerned about serious animal welfare issues related to the long-distance transport and referred particularly to the …

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