New Animal Welfare Law in Guatemala
(17/03/2017)

The Congress of the Republic of Guatemala approved the new Animal Welfare Law, which protects wildlife, animals used in research, companion animals, etc.

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Presentation of Cambridge report in the European Parliament
(04/11/2016)

A presentation of the study on ‘The Welfare of Ducks during Foie Gras Production’ is taking place in the European Parliament on 8 November 2016.

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Lecturing at Hartpury College
(06/10/2016)

On 10th October I will be a guest lecturer at Hartpury College in Gloucester (UK) on “Improving welfare through trade legislation and standards”.

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Book on animal welfare in Latin American veterinary curricula
(29/08/2016)

Book on animal welfare in Latin American veterinary curricula

The book “Inclusión de temas de Bienestar Animal en planes de estudio de Medicina Veterinaria en Latinoamérica” contains a chapter written by Adolfo Sansolini…

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Report and conference on “Identification, vaccination and movement of dogs and cats in Europe”
(24/06/2016)

A conference was held in Brussels, linked to the launch of a Report on “Identification, vaccination and movement of dogs and cats in Europe”.

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Why remaining in the EU is better for Britain – and for animal welfare too
(23/05/2016)

Why remaining in the EU is better for Britain – and for animal welfare too

On 23 June, British citizens – including myself – will be asked to vote to decide whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Union…

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In Strasbourg, against force-feeding
(06/05/2016)

12 May 2016: Adolfo Sansolini presented an analysis of answers to parliamentary questions on foie gras at the European Parliament’s Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals

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Animal Welfare – Adolfo Sansolini: Animal Welfare Consultant
(22/04/2016)

Visitors to this website – and its social media – may have noticed that recently updates have been a little less frequent than usual. This is not because there has been less happening in the world of animal welfare and trade, or because interest in this website is flagging. On the contrary, I’m glad to [...]

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New report on foie gras
(17/12/2015)

New report on foie gras

The study on ‘The Welfare of Ducks during Foie Gras Production’ of the Animal Welfare Information Service of Cambridge University was presented in Brussels…

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In memory of Alberto Pontillo – with thanks
(11/11/2015)

In memory of Alberto Pontillo
– with thanks

Sometimes we may wonder where certain words or definitions come from.
In Latin countries, ‘animalista’ describes people who believe that animals have rights…

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