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  1. War in Ukraine: LAV helps animals and people affected by the conflict

    War in Ukraine: LAV helps animals and people affected by the conflict

    In action since the beginning of the conflict, LAV reports its activities on the ground to help animal victims of the war in Ukraine and provide assistance to people and families with animals

  2. We have done it: Italy bans fur farming!

    We have done it: Italy bans fur farming!

    Finally, in Italy, animals will no longer be bred to obtain fur: a historic victory, which we have worked on for many years, which took place thanks to the approval of the bill that we have proposed

  3. Historical decision of Italian Parliament that will end male chicks culling: millions of animals will be spared

    Historical decision of Italian Parliament that will end male chicks culling: millions of animals will be spared

    Italy will be the third country, after Germany and France, banning the cruel shredding of nearly 40 million male chicks a year, killed by the egg production industry because they are

  4. Covid: 3.000 minks culled in a farm in Padua (Italy). No more delays, we ask Government for a ban on mink farming!

    Covid: 3.000 minks culled in a farm in Padua (Italy). No more delays, we ask Government for a ban on mink farming!

    On December 14th, eight months later from the date of issue, ULSS6 Euganea has implemented its order to cull mink from the Villa del Conte (Padua) farm, the second Italian farm with a confirmed

  5. Ending the trade in wild and exotic animals: a One Health and One Welfare approach to the prevention of zoonoses

    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

  6. Italian "wet markets": our undercover investigation at major wild animal fairs. Stop this trade now!

    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

  7. LAV in the front line to help animals in Sardinia fire emergency

    LAV in the front line to help animals in Sardinia fire emergency

    We have taken our emergency unit with our veterinary ambulance and a team of volunteers to the Oristano area of Sardinia to bring relief to the many animal victims of the serious environmental

  8. A victory for LAV, thousands of cats and dogs are safe. Administrative Court rejects the appeal of the veterinary pharmaceutical industries

    A victory for LAV, thousands of cats and dogs are safe. Administrative Court rejects the appeal of the veterinary pharmaceutical industries

    Veterinary practitioners will be able to save thousands of dogs and cats and continue to prescribe human medicines to dogs, cats and other animals also on the basis of the economic convenience of the

  9. End The Cage Age: an extraordinary result for animals

    End The Cage Age: an extraordinary result for animals

    The end of the cage age for 300 million farm animals has been announced today by European Commissioner Stella Kyriakidou, who welcomed the request brough forward by the European citizens initiative

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