Skip to main content
Who we are
Become a member
What we do
Find out what's happening to animals in Europe and beyond
Trade and Animal Welfare
Facet Policy area
Animais de Rua
DG Health and Food Safety
End Pig Pain
End The Cage Age
European Green Deal
Protect Our Pets
Compassion in World Farming
2020 marks the fortieth year that Eurogroup for Animals and its member organisations have been side by side, united behind one cause and jointly – step-by-step – achieving progress for animals.
Setting the pace for another four decades making headway for animals
28 February 2020
Dierenbescherming, alongside with other Dutch animal protections organisations, urges the Dutch government to add animal caretakers, animal ambulance staff and veterinarians to the vital sector list.
Animal care takers are essential
6 April 2020
As well as being a fresh statement of who we are as a movement, this new digital environment will become THE hub of all animal advocacy news - including YOUR work and activities - across Europe.
Welcome to the new Eurogroup for Animals website!
3 February 2020
An EU-level animal welfare labelling scheme that would inform consumers about the welfare of animals during food production was proposed by Germany at yesterday’s AGRIFISH Council meeting.
Germany grasps the nettle: labelling matters
29 January 2020
According to Politico, the European Commission is poised to establish a new animal welfare unit this March as part of a restructuring of its department on Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE).
One small step by the Commission, or one giant leap for animal welfare?
24 January 2020
Animals have rich emotional lives, the ecologist argues. The evidence is “right in front of your eyes.”
Carl Safina is certain your dog loves you
24 December 2019
Since the first doodle was created in 1998, Google’s creative team has designed over 2,000 doodles for its home pages around the world.
World Animal Day deserves a Google doodle on 4 October - let’s make it happen!
3 October 2019
Despite a number of canteens in the European Parliament, Sylwia Spurek has to bring her own lunchbox to work.
Sylwia Spurek MEP calls for vegan food in EU canteens
23 September 2019
Volunteers are needed for the first phase of a trap–neuter–return project. The second of our three validation studies is about testing the online workflow for Kitizen Science. This builds on the first study, which asked volunteers to compare two cat photos and decide if they are a match.
Volunteers needed for ‘Kitizen Science’ cat identification study
15 September 2019
The Big Agri industry has launched a multi-pronged attack on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) to End The Cage Age, writes Olga Kikou, the head of Compassion in World Farming EU.
Agri-food industry harshly criticizes ‘End the Cage Age’ initiative
30 January 2019
On 22 January, the Estonian parliament again rejected a proposal to close fur farms with a 5-year transition period.
Animal advocates to help resubmit legislative fur farm ban in response to earlier rejection
28 January 2019
A group of enthusiastic animal advocates at the first meeting of Joining Forces for Animals in Portugal project.
Eurogroup for Animals and Portuguese animal advocacy organisations join forces for animals in Portugal
17 December 2018