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Category Archives: Animal Welfare Conference
Aanifeira had the privilege of attending the very 1st Conference on the Welfare of Dogs and Cats in the EU held on October 28th at the Charlemagne Building in Brussels. The conference, presented by the European Commission and the Lithuanian … Continue reading
The 15th International Companion Animal Welfare Conference (ICAWC 2013), hosted by Dogs Trust International, U.K.’s largest dog welfare charity, was held this week from 14-16 October in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona with its coastal location, Mediterranean climate and famous and unique contemporary art made it not … Continue reading
Last Saturday, January 5th, Aanifeira was delighted to receive a group of 18 scouts from the Clã 20 Agrupamento 465 Sto. Ovideo, located in Vila Nova de Gaia (next to Porto) for a day of volunteering in animal welfare at … Continue reading
The 14th International Companion Animal Welfare Conference (ICAWC) 2012 will be held in Vravrona, Greece from 16th – 18th October where Victor Barros, Aanifeira’s President will be representing the shelter for this year. The ICAWC is organized by Dogs Trust from … Continue reading
Did you know that April 4th is the World Stray Animal Day to draw attention to the 600.000.000 stray animals worldwide? This special day was started in 2010 when one hundred Dutch stray animal organizations got together for the first … Continue reading
At the last International Animal Welfare Conference (ICAWC) held in Latvia in October 2011, Aanifeira’s President, Victor Barros was there to proudly receive the ‘Top of the Class’ award from Dogs Trust. Victor and I had attended the Dogs Trust … Continue reading
In November of last year, 2010, Victor Barros (Aanifeira’s President) and I attended the The International Companion Animal Welfare Conference (ICAWC) in Prague. We found the conference hugely beneficial for Aanifeira in gaining ideas and learning new techniques as well as making contacts … Continue reading