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Parliamentary question - E-002181/2012Parliamentary question

Animal welfare and protection

Question for written answer E-002181/2012
to the Commission
Rule 117
Niccolò Rinaldi (ALDE)

In the last month, the local press in Grosseto has highlighted various cases of cruelty to dogs, with one particular story concerning conditions in a canile lager dog pound in the village of Roccatederighi.

Unfortunately, in Italy, occurrences of this type are still remarkably frequent, whilst in Romania it is well-known that the shocking practice of extermination is used to control the population of strays, and in Spain horrifying methods are used in many of its perreras dog pounds.

In light of this:

OJ C 110 E, 17/04/2013