Animal Friends Croatia http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/ Animal Friends is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 2001 with the aim to promote animal protection and animal rights as well as veganism, as ethical, ecological and healthy lifestyle. Copyright (C) prijatelji-zivotinja.hr, all rights reserved. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:52:48 +0200 prijatelji-zivotinja.hr rss feed en 15 FREE ELECTRIC HORSELESS ECARRIAGE http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/archive.php?id=4684#4684 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:04:01 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/archive.php?id=4684#4684 Meet the cruelty-free electric horseless ecarriage ! Phasing out the use of horse carriages and replacing them with 21st Century "Horseless eCarriage" for current carriage drivers is one possible solution that will preserve employment for everyone in... learn more.

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09/15/16 The Chain Goes Into the Past http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1959 Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:17:01 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1959 Chained dog

Fall public event "Adopting is Cool" invites Croatian citizens to responsibly care for dogs - September 17, Zagreb's Ban Jelacic Square: information stalls, T-shirts with the adoption message, education about the harmful effects of the chain The... learn more.

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06/17/15 They want to Kill Chinchillas for Fur! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1957 Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:37:34 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1957 For Croatia Without Fur

Animal Friends point to a new scandal of the Ministry of Agriculture - Disgraceful mockery of citizens' will, former and current government and Croatian legislation While the regressive proposal to introduce hunting with bow and arrow has not... learn more.

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09/09/16 Debate Invitation Letter http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1960 Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:30:36 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1960 Public discussion for the better law 1

After yesterday's debate "For Better Animal Protection Law" there is still a public hearing till September 12 - Animal Friends asks citizens to support a better law by sending their comments On Thursday, September 8 at 6 P.M., there was a... learn more.

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09/08/16 A Public Forum "For the better Animal Protection Act" http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1958 Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:24:27 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1958 Public discussion for the better law 1

Animal Friends Croatia invite citizens to informing and sending their comments during the current public discussion. - On Thursday, September 8 at 6 PM in Europe House Zagreb: the representatives of animal shelters, Ministry of Agriculture and... learn more.

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Interview With SPAR http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1955 Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:04:08 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1955 SPAR Veggie

1. We are witnessing a great increase in the number of vegans and vegetarians. As an organization which, among other things, promotes veganism, do you think that there is a greater need for vegan products on the market? Veganism is no longer a... learn more.

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08/31/16 ZeGeVege 2016 is here! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1954 Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:12:56 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1954 ZeGeVege festival 2016, photo: Ana Mihalić

At the ZeGeVege Festival of Sustainable Living, along with fun and good vegan grub, there is also a place for activism - Plenty of exhibitors, restaurants, workshops, gustations, giveaways, signing of petitions... On September 2 and 3 at the... learn more.

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ZeGeVege Festival 2016 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1953 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:19:28 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1953 ZeGeVege festival 2016, photo: Ana Mihalić

The 9th ZeGeVege Festival, September 2-3, 2016 Photographers: Ana Mihalic , Marija Feldi , Matej Celar learn more.

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9th Annual ZeGeVege Festival: lectures and workshops http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1952 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:54:09 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1952 Radionica kuhanja-foto_Marija Feldi

For the fourth year in a row ZeGeVege festival is enriched with all-day lasting free program that will consist of cooking workshops, food preparation and tasting, professional consulting, attractive lectures, practical workshops and similar... learn more.

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08/19/16 Public Discussion on Animal Protection Act Proposal! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1951 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:07:57 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1951 chinchilla

Citizens can make proposals to improve the animal protection till September 12, 2016 - No retrogression, positive development and plenty of room for further improvement on the proposal of the Act August 12, 2016, consultations with the... learn more.

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Interview with bio&bio stores http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1950 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:04:17 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1950 bio&bio stores

You've been selling eco and vegan products for more than 30 years. What led you to focus on products consumed by a smaller group of customers? bio&bio came from the idea of personal ecology, which was being promoted in the 80s by the creator... learn more.

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08/16/16 Saved Animals at the ZeGeVege Festival http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1949 Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:02:18 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1949 Rescued animals at the ZeGeVege Festival 1

Cultorologist Ksenija V. Kutlacic from Slovenia is coming to present the inspirational work of an animal shelter - Every hour on 2 September from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. and 3 September from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. free lectures and vegan food workshops... learn more.

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Interview with dm-drogerie markt http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1948 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:40:52 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1948 Tanja Hrvojevic, dm-drogerie markt

1. What inspired you to bring out a line of vegan products as one of your brands? Since the foundation of dm's business is the needs and desires of our customers, our constant focus is on promoting a healthy and active life and care for the... learn more.

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08/02/16 Power in the Plants! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1947 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:03:31 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1947 Power is in the plants

Fitness coach Mislav Skrepnik and plant-based diet nutritionist Ivana Rukavina invite you to join ZeGeVege - Fit couple takes to billboards to announce ZeGeVege on September 2 and 3, 2016. Mislav Skrepnik, certified fitness instructor, and... learn more.

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Virtual Reality and Animal Rights http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1946 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:46:03 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1946 Virtual reality

Animal Friends Croatia and the first Croatian studio for virtualy reality Legame held a premiere presentation of the usage of virtualy technology for the purpose of animal protection. A virtual walk made possible for citizens to face the truth and... learn more.

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07/13/16 Animal Reality Through Virtual Reality http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1945 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:24:38 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1945 Virtual reality

Animal Friends invites you to experience a lifelike virtual reality hidden behind the walls of farms and slaughterhouses - Flower Market, July 7, at 11 a.m.: For the first time in Croatia, virtual reality technology will be used to protect... learn more.

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Presentation of the company BioROOT http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1944 Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:55:37 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1944 BioROOT

BioROOT d.o.o is a company engaged in the promotion and sale of products that preserve health and protect the environment. Our products are made of natural materials -- without BPA, softeners and other harmful substances. We offer products made of... learn more.

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Performers at the ZeGevege festival http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1942 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:37:18 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1942 Friday - Sept 2nd 09:00 am Opening festival 01:00 pm Presentation of the bio&bio vegan products 02:00 pm Presentation of the Encian vegan products 03:00 pm Presentation of the bio&bio vegan products 04:40 pm IFEEL 05:20 pm Juraj Jurlina... learn more.

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07/25/16 You Can Say Everything to Your Dog... Except Goodbye http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1943 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:22:03 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1943 You can say everything to your dog... except goodbye

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the Ministry of Agriculture launched a regional campaign - Campaign with a striking slogan aims to raise public awareness about responsible care for dogs Campaign "You can say everything to your... learn more.

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Companion Animals Breeding Control http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1941 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:39:26 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1941 Street cats

The Animal Protection Act stipulates (Art. 48, paragraphs 5 and 6): (5) Animals holders must ensure the controlled reproduction of animals under their control. (6) The holders must take care of the offspring of their own companion animals in... learn more.

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07/19/16 The 9th ZeGeVege Festival http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1940 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:08:04 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1940 ZeGeVege Festival

Animal Friends are announcing a bigger, more interesting, innovative and unique festival of sustainable living - Croatian Veganmania, Zagreb, Ban Jelacic Square, September 2nd and 3rd, 2016 More than 100 domestic and foreign exhibitors will... learn more.

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07/08/16 Schindler's List Actor: Every Heart Feels http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1939 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:18:05 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1939 Schindler's List Actor: Hope

Offering a view of the future, PETA Germany's video "Hope" moved viewers around the world - The powerful new video, which has been translated into Croatian, confronts our cruel and shameful past What would the world be like if we took the... learn more.

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07/05/16 Camels in Durdevac http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1938 Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:28:04 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1938 Animal Friends Croatia responds to purchasing and bringing camels to Durdevac - AFC appealed to the Mayor to reconsider the decision to buy camels After learning about the decision to bring dromedaries to the City of Durdevac, Animal Friends... learn more.

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07/01/16 Prizoon Remains Prizoon? http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1937 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:56:00 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1937 Bear in the Split ZOO

Animal Friends Croatia have urged the city of Split not to allow the imprisonment of domestic animals on the Marjan hill -By replacing wild animals with domestic ones, Marjan will still be labelled as a prison for the innocent After... learn more.

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Let's Extinguish Irresponsibility http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1936 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:08:45 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1936 Extinguish irresponsibility

Croatian Firefighting Community and Animal Friends Croatia, together with Mayor of Zagreb Milan Bandic and dr. Damir Skok on the behalf of Dumovec Animal Shelter, along with irresistable dogs from the shelter presented the new summer campaign "Famili... learn more.

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06/27/16 Let's Extinguish Irresponsibility http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1935 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:23:13 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1935 Let's Extinguish Irresponsibility

Animal Friends Croatia and Croatian Firefighting Community are inviting everyone not to abandon animals. - The campaign "Family to the Seaside, Dog to the Street?": firefighters and abandoned dogs on posters across Croatia This already... learn more.

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06/30/16 All of 11 Croatian MEPs Against Fur Farming http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1933 Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:13:52 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1933 Svih 11 zastupnika uz zabranu uzgoja radi krzna

Croatian members of the European Parliament in agreement about animal protection - Proposal for amendments to the Animal Protection Act should be soon up for a public debate According to the Animal Protection Act, the fur farming ban should be... learn more.

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06/14/16 Objections following the public discussion on the Proposal of the Act on Offenses Against Public Order and Peace http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1932 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:44:14 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1932 Ministry of the Interior Vlaho Orepic Minister Savska cesta 39 10 000 Zagreb Zagreb, June 14, 2016 Subject: Objections following the public discussion on the Proposal of the Act on Offenses Against Public Order and Peace Dear Mr. Orepic,... learn more.

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05/24/16 Letter to the Hvar Mayor related to the issue of abandoned animals http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1931 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:20:06 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1931 City of Hvar Attn. Mr. Rino Budrovic, Mayor Ul. Milana Kukurina 2 21 450 Hvar Zagreb, May 23, 2016 Subject: Request for assistance related to abandoned animals and a call for the implementation of the Animal Protection Act Dear Mr.... learn more.

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05/20/16 Cakovec Doesn't Need Mangy Camels http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1930 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:43:34 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1930 Camels in the circus in Cakovec - Photo: emedjimurje.rtl.hr.

Animal Friends Croatia reacts to wild animal circus in Cakovec - Animal Friends warned the City of Cakovec about breaking the Animal Protection Act and requested the circus be banned citywide On the occasion of the Classic Circus Berlin's... learn more.

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06/29/16 Public Order and Peace Act - After the Public Debate http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1929 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:50:41 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1929 After recently held public debate on the Act on Offenses Against Public Order and Peace, and the response to our objections, which was published on esavjetovanja.gov.hr , we want to more specifically indicate why the exclusion of abuse and other... learn more.

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06/07/16 Animal circus in Slavonski Brod http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1928 Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:41:41 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1928 The City of Slavonski Brod Mayor Miro Duspara Vukovarska 1 35000 Slavonski Brod June 7, 2016 Subject: Animal circus in Slavonski Brod Dear Mr. Duspara: We are addressing you as the mayor thanks to whom the quality of life in... learn more.

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06/06/16 Wild animal circus in Varaždin http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1927 Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:21:08 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1927 The City of Varazdin Mayor Goran Habus King Tomislav Square 1 42000 Varaždin June 6, 2016 Subject: Wild animal circus in Varazdin Dear Mr. Habus: We are addressing you as the mayor of the city known for its Baroque architecture, culture... learn more.

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06/21/16 Cakovec Doesn't Need Mangy Camels http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1925 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:20:09 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1925 Camels in the circus in Cakovec - Photo: emedjimurje.rtl.hr.

Animal Friends Croatia reacts to wild animal circus in Cakovec Animal Friends warned the City of Cakovec about breaking the Animal Protection Act and requested the circus be banned citywide On the occasion of the Classic Circus Berlin's... learn more.

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06/13/16 In Support of Chinchillas, Dogs and Other Animals http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1924 Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:22:21 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1924 goran višnjić, krzno, posjeta, kampanja, činčile su zakon, luka nižetić, iva šulentić, podrška, zakon

Goran Visnjic visits Animal Friends Croatia in support of the "Chinchillas Rule" campaign - June 15, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the office of Animal Friends Croatia: A talk on animal welfare with a luncheon Goran Visnjic was the first celebrity in... learn more.

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06/10/16 Animals Can Not Be Reduced to the Value of Their Fur http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1923 Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:29:05 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1923 Životinje se ne mogu svesti na vrijednost njihova krzna!

Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands sends a letter to The Government of Croatia regarding the ban on breeding animals for fur - Supports are coming from international organizations such as the Brigitte Bardot Foundation and PETA... learn more.

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05/30/16 Letter to Minister Sustar on the Draft National Curriculum Framework http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1922 Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:47:31 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1922 Ministry of Science, Education and Sports Attn: Mr. Predrag Sustar, Minister Donje Svetice 38 10 000 Zagreb May 27, 2016 Subject: Animal rights protection in the Draft National Curriculum Framework Dear Mr Sustar, We hereby respond to your... learn more.

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06/09/16 The Offenses against Public Order and Peace Act - Animal Friends Association's Remarks http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1921 Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:31:33 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1921 Article 30 of the current Offenses against Public Order and Peace Act reads: Any person who leaves unattended and carelessly keeps animals that may harm or endanger citizens or in a public place abuses or otherwise mistreats animals shall incur a... learn more.

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05/24/16 Dunja Vejzovic: I used to wear fur, but today I'm a staunch supporter of animal rights! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1920 Mon, 30 May 2016 14:33:30 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1920 Vejzovic i Snajder

After veterinarians, Croatian intellectuals show support for ban on fur farming in Croatia - Darko Rundek, Slobodan Snajder, and a number of Croatian professors and scientists side with chinchillas The possible lift of the fur farming ban... learn more.

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Chihchi - Life in a Cage http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1919 Mon, 30 May 2016 13:25:11 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1919 Chinchi the chinchilla is a vivid example of how chinchillas that are bred for fur live, and that no living creature should live in a cage. Instead of jumping around, living in cramped cages: Chinchillas are very skilled jumpers and they can... learn more.

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05/27/16 Castration is Necessary to Help Cats http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1918 Fri, 27 May 2016 10:30:54 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1918 Alley cat, photo by Alley Cat Rescue Inc.

Alley Cat Rescue and Animal Friends mark an International Feral Cat Spay Day - May 27: free neutering for community cats, a cheaper program throughout the year Over 9,500 community cats were spayed or neutered thanks to the cooperation of more... learn more.

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05/18/16 Veterinarians Give Their Support to Chinchillas http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1916 Tue, 24 May 2016 11:51:54 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1916 Chinchilla in a cage

Outrage over the possible lift of the fur farming ban isn't subsiding Veterinarians state that from the animal welfare viewpoint, chinchilla farming is totally unacceptable! Whilst anticipating the soon to be published proposal of the... learn more.

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Breeding of Animals for Fur and Transitional Period http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1917 Tue, 24 May 2016 11:27:30 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1917 Photo: Ana-Maria Bljaic

The ban on breeding animals for fur production was adopted with ten years of the transitional period. Further extension of the transitional period would mean misleading the general public and it would be an unjust and unnecessary move. The ban on... learn more.

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Permanent Removal of an Animal From the Custody of the Owner http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1915 Wed, 18 May 2016 15:58:22 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1915 Abused dog

Articles of the Animal Protection Act concerning the possibility of the removal of an animal from the custody of the animal's owner or keeper are as follows: Powers of inspectors: Article 64 When implementing supervision, the competent... learn more.

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Penalties For Not Establishing Animal Shelters, an updated version http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1914 Wed, 18 May 2016 14:31:41 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1914 Abandoned dog

During modification and supplement of the Animal Protection Act 2015/2016, we emphasized the importance of prescribing punishment for violation of the Amandman 56, which refers to the obligation of founding animal shelters. The local communities... learn more.

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Giving Land For Building Shelters http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1913 Wed, 18 May 2016 13:58:27 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1913 Zagreb animal shelter

As it is often the case, that the local government does not have a land to buld a shelter on, and that it is a real problem which makes the law enforcement more difficult, during the work of the Commission for amendments to the Animal Protection Act... learn more.

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Show Your Support for the Fur Farming Ban in Flanders http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1912 Thu, 12 May 2016 13:49:18 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1912 The Government of Flanders in Belgium is currently discussing the fur farming ban. This is a great opportunity to save tens of thousands of animals from lives of suffering, misery and painful deaths. Over 160.000 mink are killed for their fur in the... learn more.

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Behind the Fur Coat: The Story of Chinchillas in 20 Photos http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1911 Thu, 12 May 2016 11:34:34 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1911 Behind the Fur Coat: The Story of Chinchillas in 20 Photos

To celebrate the excellent news that Sweden's last chinchilla fur farm has just been closed down, we decided to take a closer look at these sweet animals – and how they suffer at the hands of the global fur trade. 1. Swedish animal rights... learn more.

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Behind the Fur Coat: The Story of Chinchillas in 20 Photos http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1910 Thu, 12 May 2016 11:34:34 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1910 Behind the Fur Coat: The Story of Chinchillas in 20 Photos

To celebrate the excellent news that Sweden’s last chinchilla fur farm has just been closed down, we decided to take a closer look at these sweet animals – and how they suffer at the hands of the global fur trade. Swedish animal rights... learn more.

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05/03/16 Sharon Osbourne writes to minister Romic: Protect chinchillas! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1909 Tue, 03 May 2016 12:34:16 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1909 Sharon Osbourne

After civil organizations and Croatian celebrities, chinchillas are getting support outside of Croatian borders - Famous TV personality urges minister Romic to take a stand for the existing law provision and chinchillas After Goran Visnjic,... learn more.

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The Ban On Ear Cropping And Tail Docking Of Hunting Dogs http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1908 Mon, 02 May 2016 10:44:23 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1908 Kupirani pas

Article 8 of the Animal Protection Act (performing operations on animals) is as follows: (1) The partial or total amputation of a sensitive part of an animal’s body is prohibited, including: ... 2. ear cropping and tail docking of... learn more.

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Fur Farming - The Case Of The Netherlands http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1907 Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:49:45 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1907 Mink in fur farming

The Netherlands is an example of a country in which mink farmers tried to overturn the ban on fur farming by suing the country. However, the National Court of Appeals in The Hague reaffirmed the ban in November 2015. With it's position that the... learn more.

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Proposal of Banning Euthanasia When There Is Place In Animal Shelters http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1906 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:48:20 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1906 Sklonište Pokupsko Cerje

We are aware of the importance of solving the problem of abandoned animals, and our goal is to encourage adoption and responsible care for animals by means of legal regulation (micro-chipping, spaying and neutering, etc.) and to offer a good example... learn more.

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Review of Prohibitions and Legal Regulations On Breeding of Animals for Fur In European Countries http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1905 Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:18:41 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1905 Swedish animal rights group Djurrättsalliansen rescued the 243 surviving chinchillas from the farm in Enköping, Sweden

The EU leaves to member states the possibility of a ban on the state level and acts vary from case to case. Some countries have introduced a complete ban on breeding of animals for fur, generally written in the law for all animals; some have... learn more.

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Ban On Dog Racing http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1904 Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:11:31 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1904 Lure coursing

Under the Animal Protection Act, it is prohibited to "organise dog races" (Article 4, paragraph 2, item 8). In the course of the work of the Commission for amendments to the Animal Protection Act 2015/2016, the Sighthounds Club of Croatia... learn more.

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30 Reasons To Say NO To Chinchilla Fur Farming http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1903 Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:43:33 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1903 Činčila-skrbnica Ana-Maria Bljaić

30 reasons not to allow the breeding of chincillas or any other animals for fur in Croatia: 1. Croatia issued a ban on fur farming and it's been almost 10 years since the phase-out period . 2. The regulation on the fur farming ban passed... learn more.

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Adoption of Animals After Experiments http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1902 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:24:29 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1902 Indija - oslobođeni psi iz laboratorija

Article 9. of the animal protection Law states that: (3) Putting animals to sleep may be carried out if: 16. animal is bred for use in experiments, but will not be used in the foreseen experiment or some other experiment and is therefore... learn more.

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04/23/16 Food and Ecology http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1901 Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:57:52 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1901 Food and Ecology

Animal Friends in collaboration with Green Action celebrated Earth Day by publishing an eco brochure - April 23 at 12.30 P.M., Green Action premises: Mirela Holy, Jadranka Boban Pejic, Zlatko Pejic and Marija Geiger Zeman at the presentation of... learn more.

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Branding of Livestock http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1900 Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:53:30 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1900 Žigosanje konja

Article 8 (Performing procedures on animals) of the Animal Protection Act states: (1) A person shall not partially our completely amputate specific sensitive parts of an animal's body nor shall they remove or destroy parts of organs, tissues or... learn more.

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Professions Allowed to Test on Animals http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1899 Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:04:55 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1899 BUAV-pokus

Article 29 of the Animal Protection Act states: (1) Experiments on animals which cause them pain, suffering, injury or death may not be performed for educational purposes. The exceptions, listed in the continuation of the article, are... learn more.

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Photos of support from celebrities and citizens http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1898 Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:32:17 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1898 Bojan Jambrosic for chinchillas

Citizens and Croatian celebrities Bojan Jambrosic, Dalibor Petko, Dino Jelusic, Drago Plecko, Durdica Vorkapic, Ibrica Jusic, Lea Dekleva, Nenad Borgudan (Detour), Robert Boskovic and others supported the campaign " Chinchillas rule " by photographing... learn more.

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04/16/16 Strike a Pose and Say, "Chinchillas Rule" http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1897 Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:11:47 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1897 Strike a pose and say: "Chinchillas rule"

THE "CHINCHILLAS RULE" CAMPAIGN CAME TO LIFE ON THE STREETS Animal Friends invite you to a photo op on Zagreb's Cvjetni trg on Saturday, April 16, from 11 a.m. Freeze the moment with celebrities and our mascot Chinchi in the Photo Booth.... learn more.

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04/08/16 Use This Spring to Adopt! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1896 Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:38:34 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1896 Cremona from Shalter Dumovac

This year's first "Adopting Is Cool" campaign encourages citizens to take responsible care of animals - April 9, main Zagreb's square: information desks, pro-adoption shirts, dog presentation Shelter for abandoned animals of the City of Zagreb... learn more.

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Horse Logging Competitions http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1895 Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:04:45 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1895 Konji vuku trupce-Bačke Oštarije

Proposal of Animal Friends Croatia : Article 4: (2) It is forbidden to: Organize horse logging competitions Explanation: Horse logging competitions ("slajs" or "straparijade") are held in Lic in Gorski Kotar, Baške Ostarije and in other... learn more.

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For More Than Nine Dogs Shelter Conditions Should Apply http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1894 Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:22:19 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1894 Roora - iz romskog naselja

The proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture: Article 49. b The owner of more than nine dogs that do not suckle anymore must meet the requirements of the Article 56, paragraph 8 of this Act, except in the case of working animals and dog... learn more.

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04/08/16 Goran, Ivica, Vanna, Luka and Iva Shot a Video Clip http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1893 Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:10:20 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1893 After their photos with chinchillas in their arms appeared on billboards and social media, the campaign ambassadors shot a likable and inspiring video clip to explain why chinchillas rule and stood in defense of animals. Croatian celebrities Goran... learn more.

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03/31/16 Chinchillas Rule! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1892 Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:50:02 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1892 Chinchillas Rule - Goran Višnjić

Animal Friends Association launches "Chinchillas Rule" campaign—more than 70% of citizens, including Goran Visnjic, Ivica Kostelic, Vanna, Luka Nizetic, and Iva Sulentic rise up in defense of chinchillas and other animals Zagreb, April... learn more.

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03/22/16 Armani Stops Using Fur http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1890 Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:26:24 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1890 Armani stops using fur

Animal Friends announces big news and celebrates a compassionate decision of an internationally renowned fashion brand - After last year's announcement of Hugo Boss, the famous fashion brand responds to consumers' wishes for ethical fashion... learn more.

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Meatout at the Victories Shelter http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1889 Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:58:02 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1889 Meatout in NGO Victories

We marked the world wide Meatout Day, which is annualy being held with the coming of Spring, in the Victories animal shelter, in the company of it's members, volunteers, dogs, and piglet Super Ljilja . learn more.

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Death In Meat http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1888 Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:58:16 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1888 Death in meat

Animal meat contains highly toxic substances that are responsible for many diseases and deaths. According to a study by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, meat consumption increases the risk of... learn more.

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Got Testicular Cancer? The Dairy Connection http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1887 Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:19:11 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1887 Testicular cancer is the most rampant cancer among young men in North America. The rates of testicular cancer have been steadily climbing over the last fifty years, yet there's been little data on dietary risk factors for this dreaded disease. A study... learn more.

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A Step Forward, Not Ten Steps Back http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1885 Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:52:29 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1885 A Step Forward, Not Ten Steps Back

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Petition for better Animal Protection Act http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1884 Sat, 19 Mar 2016 15:04:08 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1884 Chinchilla and dog

I want the complete fur farming ban to remain in the Animal Protection Act. I want the Animal Protection Act to ban the killing of abandoned animals in shelters . I want the improvement, not retrogression of the Animal Protection Act.... learn more.

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03/18/16 Gathering for Chinchillas, Dogs and Other Animals http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1883 Fri, 18 Mar 2016 10:27:19 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1883 Under the slogan "A Step Forward, Not Ten Steps Back!" Animal Friends is organizing a public gathering with the aim of handing the letter to the Prime Minister Oreskovic. The gathering will be held on Friday March 18 at 3 P.M. on Ban Jelacic Square,... learn more.

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03/17/16 The Order of the Guardians of the City of Zagreb Presents the Campaign "Friends Throughout the Centuries" http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1882 Thu, 17 Mar 2016 10:11:30 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1882 Today, the campaign "Friends Throughout the Centuries" by the Dumovec Shelter and Animal Friends appeared on numerous billboards. On the photographs that are placed on many locations in Zagreb, the knights, members of the Order of the Guardians of the... learn more.

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03/16/16 A Step Forward, Not Ten Steps Back http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1881 Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:58:22 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1881 One step forward, not ten back

Animal Friends are organizing a public gathering with the aim of handing in a letter to the Prime Minister Oreskovic - On Friday, March 18 at 3 PM, citizens will gather at the Ban Jelacic Square and head for the St. Mark's Square (Trg Svetog... learn more.

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The 9th ZeGeVege Festival - Croatian Veganmania http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1879 Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:30:17 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1879 ZeGeVege Festival 2015, photo: Matej Celar

Welcome to Veganmania in Croatia - the 9th ZeGeVege Festival of Sustainable Living! Zagreb - Trg bana Jelacica - Sept 2-3, 2016! 40,000 citizens are expected to visit this year's record number of 100 stalls with exhibitors of healthy food,... learn more.

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03/15/16 Friends Throughout the Centuries http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1880 Tue, 15 Mar 2016 08:38:51 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1880 Friends through the centuries

Dumovec Shelter and the Order of the Guardians of the city of Zagreb in collaboration with Animal Friends invite you to help animals - Billboards of the Order of the Guardians and animals with the message: "I undertake to protect the weak and... learn more.

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03/14/16 Toxic Fur Also in the Czech Republic! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1878 Mon, 14 Mar 2016 09:01:02 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1878 Toxic fur in the Czech Republic!

The study showed excessive concentrations of toxic substances in clothing items for children - 20 Czech Parliament members filed a joint proposal for the ban on breeding animals for fur Parents don't want dangerous substances that cause... learn more.

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03/12/16 The Veggie Salute to Spring http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1876 Sat, 12 Mar 2016 10:18:45 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1876 Meatout 2016

Awaiting Meatout, Animal Friends are sharing tasty presents to citizens - To mark Meatout, Animal Friends are awarding positive changes On Saturday, March 12, 2016, on the Zagreb central square, Animal Friends will invite all those interested... learn more.

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03/04/16 Belgium to Ban Fur Farming http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1875 Fri, 11 Mar 2016 11:39:11 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1875 Belgium Against Fur Farming, Photo: Animal Rights NL / BE

Waiting for the decision of the Flemish Minister of Animal Welfare which would allow for a country-wide ban - A ban has already been introduced in the other two regions, and a recent investigation also revealed the appalling conditions The... learn more.

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03/08/16 Civil Society for Saving Chinchillas http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1877 Tue, 08 Mar 2016 13:26:26 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1877 NGOs for the rescue of chinchillas!

Over a hundred Croatian associations in favor of the ban on fur farming -Associations rise to defend chinchillas; a petition to improve the law instead of degrading it Over a hundred associations support the ban on fur farming. This regulation... learn more.

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02/25/16 Ayurvedic Vegan Delicacies http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1873 Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:31:37 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1873 Ayurvedic Vegan Delicacies

Indian Embassy and Animal Friends Croatia organizing vegan luncheon based on Ayurvedic principles - February 26, Sheraton Hotel, healthy, balanced diet presented through the ancient Indian tradition of self-healing On Friday, February 26,... learn more.

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Ayurvedic Vegan Delicacies http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1872 Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:31:37 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1872 Indian Embassy and Animal Friends Croatia organizing vegan luncheon based on Ayurvedic principles - February 26, Sheraton Hotel, healthy, balanced diet presented through the ancient Indian tradition of self-healing On Friday, February 26,... learn more.

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Life in a Cage http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1871 Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:26:20 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1871 Life in a Cage

Animal Friends and chinchilla Chinchi invited the public for a few minutes experience of life in a cage . learn more.

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02/19/16 Life in a Cage http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1870 Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:03:04 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1870 chinchillas in cage - fur farming, photo: One Voice, France

Animal Friends and chinchilla Chinchi will invite the public for a few minutes experience - Zagreb, Ban Jelacic Square, February 19 at 11 A.M.: citizens in a cage with Chinchi, surrounded with photographs of fur farming After the end of the... learn more.

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Water Pollution http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1869 Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:00:13 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1869 water consumption

Many countries face water shortages, yet for the breeding and slaughter of animals water is not spared. It takes 150 litres of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat. In order to produce 1 kilogram of meat, it takes 15,000 litres of water. Spot the... learn more.

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Super Ljilja At The Vet http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1868 Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:07:49 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1868 Super Ljilja visiting the vet

Super Ljilja went to visit the vet in Zagreb, and we used the opportunity to see her and to give her our support. Don't forget, Super Ljilja still invites you to join the Veggie Challenge . learn more.

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Visit To The Animal Shelter In Netherlands http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1867 Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:53:47 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1867 Visiting the animal sanctuary in Netherlands

Representatives of the Animal Friends Croatia visited the shelter for primates held by the APP organization, as a part of the Erasmus+ program. They spent some spare time with animals in one smaller animal sanctuary. learn more.

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Why Milk Is Bad For You And Your Bones http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1866 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:56:40 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1866 Cow's milk

Debunking The Milk Myth Did you know that in Medieval England parents would tie rabbits' feet around their babies' necks to ward off illness? Doctors would also spit on wounds because saliva was believed to have healing properties. Indeed,... learn more.

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Know Your Vegan Rights - European Law http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1865 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:16:28 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1865 I.V.R.A.

European Law The fundamental rights and freedoms outlined in the UDHR have been implemented in different ways across the globe. Various treaties, declarations, directives and conventions of the European Union have evolved these ideas and... learn more.

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Four Things That Would Happen if Everyone Stopped Eating Meat http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1864 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:11:43 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1864 Earth in Your Hands

Find out in what ways it would help humans and animals In last days of January, May and September, various activist and non-governmental organizations like "Meat Abolition" are organizing forums and disscussions in order to raise the awareness... learn more.

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Egg Substitutes in Recipes http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1863 Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:26:52 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1863 chicks

Egg substitutes in recipes You can often omit 1 egg in the recipes containing 1-2 eggs, especially for bread and rolls. Instead of eggs, the mixture can be supplemented with 1-2 tablespoons of still water. In the healthy food stores, the... learn more.

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01/26/16 Split Zoo of Horror: Never Again http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1862 Sat, 30 Jan 2016 13:58:56 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1862 Bear in the Split ZOO

Animal Friends Croatia appeal to the City of Split to permanently close the zoo and build an animal shelter instead - Split asks for new tourist attractions on the Marjan hill – AFC: choose a project which does not include animal... learn more.

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The Dog or Friendship Cannot Be Bought http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1861 Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:30:23 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1861 Azra - www.pobjede.hr

If you are considering bringing an animal in your life or to cheer up your child, please before a final decision do read this article. You are not deciding only about your life but also about the life of animal you are about to choose. Once you... learn more.

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Members of the Committee http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1860 Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:51:34 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1860 Animal experiments

We propose that a representative of the Ethics Section of the Department of Philosophy be included in the Article 34 of the Animal Protection Act as a member of the Ethics Committee in order for the committee to have an ethics expert. We further... learn more.

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Hidden Ingredients of Animal Origin http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1859 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:45:21 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1859 3D model of a food additive

Products suitable for vegetarians and vegans should not include animal-origin ingredients because they should in no way be linked with the exploitation of animals. Plant, mineral and synthetic ingredients processed from plant and mineral sources... learn more.

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Veganism for Health and Beauty http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1858 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:32:39 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1858 Emily Deschanel vegan

In the May 2012 issue of the SHOP IN PLUS magazine, on pages 22-23, one may read the text titled "Vegan diet in service of beauty and health", which is about delicious, healthy and diverse vegan diet. Last year, the former US president Bill Clinton... learn more.

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The China Study http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1857 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:49:58 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1857 The China Study

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Thomas M. Campbell II BenBella Books, 2001 The world's bestseller on the link between diet and health The science is clear. The results are unmistakable. Drastically decrease the risk of cancer, heart disease,... learn more.

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01/21/16 Fur Is Also Dangerous for the People Who Wear It! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1856 Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:56:32 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1856 Toxic

Animal Friends warns about the health hazards of wearing fur - Studies on fur clothes showed high levels of toxic substances; the presence of toxins also in clothes for children Do not buy and do not wear items made of fur due to cruelty to... learn more.

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