Author: Mariana Castanheira, Student of the 6th edition of the Masters in Animal Law and Society
Title: Let's talk about ANIMAL FUTURE: Societal challenges towards the welfare of animals - Symposium organized by SuaraFoundation
RECEPTION DATE: July 2018
PUBLICATION PLACE: July 2018
PUBLICATION PLACE: dA web Center
On April 26th, coinciding with the international month of animal abuse awareness and prevention, a symposium on animal abuse in Spain was organized by SuaraFoundation. Representatives of different entities were present: ICALP, PACMA, ZOO XXI and SuaraFoundation. The speakers exchanged their views on the current reality of animal welfare in Spain, presenting the challenges of their respective projects. Different topics were dealt with, among which the disparity among the autonomous laws on the protection of animals, zoos, stray cats and the role of veterinarians in the fight against animal abuse.
Keywords: animal welfare; Animal Law in Spain; animal abuse; zoos; role of veterinarians; ICALP; PACMA; ZOO XXI; SuaraFoundation; animal future