Ending the trade in wild and exotic animals: a One Health and One Welfare approach to the prevention of zoonoses
On 4 October from 11 to 12:30, Italy time, World Animal Protection and LAV held an event on the trade of wild animals (exotic and not), focusing on risks and solutions in a One Health
Italian "wet markets": our undercover investigation at major wild animal fairs. Stop this trade now!
Between June and July 2021, LAV’s investigative team documented Italy’s three main exotic animal fairs, revealing an “out of control” reality, with dramatic repercussions on
Victory! Italy bans the import, detention and trade of wild and exotic animals
News updated on April 26th 2021 European Delegation Law was published on May 23rd on Gazzetta Ufficiale (the Italian official law bulletin), therefore, the deadline for the implementation Law is
Italy, an announced tragedy: tamer killed by 4 tigers. Stop circus with animals!
The umpteenth incident, or rather an announced tragedy, in the circus world: this time the victim is a human, a tamer torn by four tigers from a circus waiting in the province of
Dolphinarium Rimini: director and veterinarian guilty of animal abuse
Today the court of Rimini has judged the director and the veterinary of Rimini's dolphinarium as guilty of animal abuse. It's the first sentence of this kind in Italy and Europe. The
ITALY adopts a legislation prescribing the phase out of animals in circuses and travelling exhibitions
the Italian Parliament adopted a legislation prescribing the phase out of circuses and travelling exhibitions with animals following a 2016 draft bill of the Government. The legislation delegates
Medrano circus: the court has sentenced the circus? director for cruelty to animals
The Court of Padua has issued an eight month suspended sentence to A.C., director of the Medrano Circus, for cruelty to animals as per article 544 ter of the Italian Penal Code, as “he
"Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" - International Workshop
"Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" is the theme of the International Workshop Organized by LAV, MAREVIVOin collaboration with the TETHYS Research Institute and