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About WBVN

Posted by admin on November - 9 - 2012

The Western Balkans Veterinary Network (WBVN) works to improve animal welfare at all stages of the food production process, as well as promoting responsible pet ownership, tackling stray dog problems, and encouraging methods that avoid or replace the use of animals in research. The network will help countries in the Western Balkans and Turkey carry  [ Read More ]

Western Balkan Regional Meeting of Animal Welfare Experts

Posted by tomislav on March - 3 - 2014

Animal Welfare Center of the Croatian Veterinary Institute (CVI) in cooperation with Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) and Western Balkans Veterinary Network for Animal Welfare (WBVN) organised a two day meeting  „Strategic development of Animal Welfare in the Western Balkan Region“. Meeting was held on 27th to 28th of February 2014, in Terme  [ Read More ]

Dog Population Management Resources

Posted by alexandra on September - 17 - 2013

The ICAM (International Companion Animal Management) coalition has a range of practical tools and resources available online providing guidance for humane dog population management. The documents are written by individual members of the ICAM Coalition and include surveying roaming dog populations, identification methods for dogs and cats, non-surgical methods for controlling the reproduction of dogs  [ Read More ]

Gateway to Farm Animal Welfare

Posted by alexandra on September - 17 - 2013

The Gateway to Farm Animal Welfare provides free online access to recent news and information on farm animal welfare and provides an opportunity to share information. You’ll find publications, events listings, projects, funding information, legislation, codes of practice, newsletters as well as scientific and technical papers all related to farm animal welfare. The gateway is hosted  [ Read More ]

RSPCA Reports and Resources

Posted by alexandra on September - 17 - 2013

The RSPCA in England has a wide range of reports and resources for an international audience of individuals and organisations working in animal welfare. You’ll find guidance documents and information papers on the welfare of farm animals, companion animals, and research animals as well as a lot more.    

Animal Welfare Resources Database

Posted by alexandra on September - 17 - 2013

In order to fill the gaps between the existing legislation and knowledge on animal welfare for different stakeholders, WP3 in AWARE project is creating a database of all the existing training materials, publications, campaigns, training events and workshops regarding animal welfare. This database will provide access to the existing knowledge of animal welfare related to all relevant  [ Read More ]

AWARE Workshop for Animal Welfare

Posted by alexandra on September - 17 - 2013

AWARE (Animal Welfare Research in an Enlarged Europe) will be holding Workshop II: Strategies to support animal welfare in Ohrid R of Macedonia, on 7-8 October 2013. The workshop will develop ideas for strategies to improve the awareness of animal welfare issues, for example through communication, education or legislation for new EU member states and  [ Read More ]

ISAE Regional Meeting 2013

Posted by alexandra on September - 17 - 2013

ISAE (International Society for Applied Ethology) and AWARE (Animal Welfare Research in an Enlarged Europe) will be holding a joint East and West Central Europe Regional Meeting on 9-10 October 2013 in Skopje, Macedonia. There will be plenary lectures on the behaviour of horses and lameness in sheep among other scientific presentations and discussions about  [ Read More ]

Animal Welfare Centre

Posted by alexandra on September - 13 - 2013

A centre for animal welfare in Croatia The Animal Welfare Centre has been established at the Croatian Veterinary Institute, coordinated by one of the former members of WBVN. This is an important step for Croatia in moving towards an integrated national strategy for animal welfare. The centre will collaborate closely with WBVN and it is  [ Read More ]

Dog handling workshops in Macedonia

Posted by alexandra on June - 20 - 2013

  Brian Faulkner, a dog expert, visited Skopje, Veles, and Tetovo in Macedonia from 24 to 29 June 2013, to deliver a series of workshops. The dog handling workshops in Veles for five neighbouring facilities focussed on assessing aggressiveness in dogs, humane catching and handling procedures, as well as basic shelter routines and operating procedures.  [ Read More ]

Training course on slaughter welfare in Turkey

Posted by alexandra on June - 20 - 2013

  25-28 June 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey saw over 35 representatives of the meat industry and government officials getting together for a training course on animal welfare during slaughter. The course was very well received and the participants enthusiastic. During the first two days, the animal welfare officer training course was delivered by Paul Whittington  [ Read More ]

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