Archive for August, 2016

Stop the trucks!

Sheep in a live transport lorry © RSPCA

Today, Monday 29 August, is a day of action against this long distance transportation of animals.

We, along with like-minded colleagues across at least 23 different countries are calling for the end to long distance transport of live animals.

It’s a startling fact that every year at least 1 billion poultry and 37 million live cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and equines are transported across the EU and countries outside the EU; on journeys that can last several days and … continue reading ››