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. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:27:20 +0200 prijatelji-zivotinja.hr rss feed en 15 JON BON JOVI REMOVES LEATHER FROM HIS CLOTHING LINE http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/archive.php?id=5079#5079 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:51:52 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/archive.php?id=5079#5079 Famed musician Jon Bon Jovi recently removed all leather from his clothing line Hart N Dagger. Bon Jovi was prompted to make the decision after animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) petitioned the musician to... learn more.

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08/04/17 Veganism Looks Good on Everyone http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2017 Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:55:07 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2017 Veganism looks good on everyone

Animal Friends Croatia and a famous model promote veganism with an interesting and edible dress - Ana Laura Kapetanovic announces the jubilee ZeGeVege in a dress made of vegetables by Djurdjica Vorkapic A month bofore the 10th ZeGeVege... learn more.

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07/14/17 Invitation to the 10th ZegeVege festival! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2018 Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:00:44 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2018 Animal Friends' video announcement and invitation to the festival of sustainable living's tenth jubilee - Video invitation: Croatian Veganmania expects you at Ban Jelacic Square on September 8-9, 2017 More than 100 domestic and foreign... learn more.

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05/05/17 Hunter Convicted for Shooting a Dog for the First Time in Croatian History http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2016 Fri, 05 May 2017 09:33:33 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2016 Dog Korina 2

Animal Friends requests the removal of an antiquated, controversial provision of the Hunting Act which is currently being drafted - Legal uncertainty: Hunters deliberately misconstrue the term "remove" in order to kill dogs and cats For the... learn more.

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10 Years of ZeGeVege Festival http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2015 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:57:22 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2015 ZeGeVege festival 2016, photo: Ana Mihalić

Welcome to the 10th jubilee edition of the ZeGeVege Festival of Sustainable Living! Zagreb - Trg bana Jelacica - Sept 8-9, 2017! - Croatian Veganmania 40,000 citizens are expected to visit this year's record number of 100 stalls with... learn more.

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04/25/17 45 Chinchillas Rescued! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2012 Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:56:34 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2012 After Croatia baned fur farming, breeders agree to give up chinchillas for adoption - Adopters from Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, other Croatian cities welcome gray furballs In a carefully planned and executed action, Animal Friends Croatia (AFC), in... learn more.

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Comment on Packaging Regulation http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2011 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:30:03 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2011 Animal Friends Croatia's comment in a public hearing on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, March 3, 2017. Animal Friends Croatia commends the introduction of Article 14a requiring the mandatory charge of plastic bags in stores... learn more.

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04/07/17 Last Year 66,000 Seals Bludgeoned for Fur! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2008 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 12:39:24 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2008 Zagreb demo against the seal slaughter 1

Bloody massacre in Canada: New annual slaughter of baby seals about to begin - Appeal to Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to stop subsidies for seal hunting In 2016, during the annual commercial seal massacre on the eastern coast of Canada,... learn more.

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Mercy for the Foal http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2005 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:10:27 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2005 foal, Oroslavlje, abuse, Tuđa

Animal Friends Croatia rallies for urgent rehoming of horses from Oroslavje - Criminal charges for animal abuse and appeal to Tudja to put up horses for adoption Animal Friends Croatia (AFC) received a tip about a seriously sick foal on Josip... learn more.

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03/30/17 Living in Harmony with Wild Animals http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2009 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:12:53 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2009 wild life of the city

This year's first "Adoption is Cool" event urges us to take care of wild animals in cities - Ban Jelacic Square in Zagreb, April 1s from 9 A.M.: Educational and promotional materials This year's first "Adoption is Cool" event has been... learn more.

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03/27/17 People Demand: Take Away the Horses and Punish the Abuser! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2004 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:55:22 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2004 neglected horse from Oroslavlje

Animal Friends Croatia receives exclusive shocking photos of starving horses from Oroslavje - Tudja must surrender the horses and have his right to keep animals revoked Animal Friends Croatia (AFC) is being flooded with e-mails and calls from... learn more.

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15 Most Important Achievements in Animal Friends' 15 Years of Existence http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2002 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:29:36 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2002 15 years of Animal Friends Croatia

Last year marked the 15th anniversary of our association, but with plenty of work to do, the anniversary went by unnoticed in a busy atmosphere. This year started as intensely as the previous, and since our financial situation is precarious, we... learn more.

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03/20/17 The First Day of Veggies... I Mean, Spring! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2000 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:16:08 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2000 Meatout 2017.

Warm weather's well and good, but to gourmets, spring means vegan pizza! - March 20, 2017, Ban Jelaci Square: sampling of vegan pizza from pizza places in Zagreb Together with nature and animals, the first day of spring awakens in us the... learn more.

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03/17/17 People and Wild Animals Must Coexist http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2006 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:32:54 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2006 wild life of the city

The Shelter for Abandoned Animals of the City of Zagreb in Dumovec and Animal Friends launched a major campaign to protect wildlife across Croatian cities Zagreb, March 17, 2017 - Wild animals and people can and must coexist in harmony! This is... learn more.

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Pizza for Meatout http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1999 Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:57:58 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1999 Meatout pizza- invite

Let's celebrate Meatout with vegan pizza! In cooperation with a number of pizzerias in Croatia, Animal Friends is celebrating this year's Meatout! For this occasion, celebrated all over the world on March 20, we're encouraging pizzerias to... learn more.

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03/14/17 Horror Before Slaughter: Exhausted, Sick and Covered in Excrement http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2007 Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:38:45 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2007 cow, transport

European Commission alarmed by the explicit footage depicting cruelty in live animal transport - Brussels: European Parliament to investigate a breach of regulations in live animal transport Last week in Brussels, at a conference for MEPs and... learn more.

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03/09/17 Plastic Bags won't be Free! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2010 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:08:31 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2010 turtle in a plastic bag

Animal Friends Croatia welcomes the proposed amendments to the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation - Public hearing until March 10th: Croatia spends more than 150 bags per citizen After this year's Waste Management Plan announced the... learn more.

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A Ban on the Sale of Ferrets in Pet Stores http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1997 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:00:12 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1997 Domestic ferrets - Tvorum

We applaud this provision of Article 73 of the Animal Protection Bill: "It is forbidden to sell dogs, cats, and ferrets in pet stores." We believe that neither ferrets, dogs, nor cats should be sold in pet stores. We also stand by the clear and... learn more.

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The Minister's Decision: Croatia Prohibits Dog Killings in Shelters! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1996 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:22:54 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1996 On January 25, 2017, representatives of Animal Friends Croatia, no-kill shelters, and the Veterinary Office gathered for a meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture. Everyone present was delighted to hear a long-awaited statement coming directly from the... learn more.

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03/07/17 Exploitation of Women http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2001 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:03:49 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=2001 On Women's Day: Brutal manipulation of the female reproductive system - The Connection Between Women's Rights Activism and Animal Rights Activism On the International Women's Day, Animal Friends Croatia supports women's rights activism and... learn more.

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02/23/17 The President Supports the Abolishment of Dog Killing http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1995 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:34:07 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1995 Dog with a sad eyes

A letter has arrived from the Office of President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, supporting the decision to abolish the killing of abandoned animals in shelters To the delight of friends of the animals, animal protection organizations and the vast... learn more.

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02/15/17 A Voice for the Invisible http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1998 Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:23:18 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1998 Calf billboard - Jo-Anne McArthur

To mark the Association's 15th anniversary, Animal Friends Croatia has set up billboards with a touching message - Pain on billboards: Jo-Anne McArthur's poignant photograph of a calf before slaughter The year in Croatia started with the fur... learn more.

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A Vegan Diet is Good for Children http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1992 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 11:49:17 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1992 Healthy vegan meal

Every once in a while, the media covers a sensationalist story about a malnourished child who has been taken away from her parents or died because of an inadequate diet, which is attributed to veganism. This topic is a fertile ground for prejudice,... learn more.

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Clarification Regarding the Enforcement of Mandatory Dog Microchipping http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1990 Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:08:23 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1990 October 28, 2016 To Whom It May Concern: We wish to clarify that we have sent the letter with the intention to remind local self-governments that, according to the 2013 Animal Protection Act, the enforcement of the Act regarding the conditions... learn more.

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01/24/17 Minister to Ban Killing Animals in Shelters! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1991 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:06:35 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1991 3 dogs

Killing dogs soon to stop—Minister of Agriculture speaks up for abandoned animals - Tomislav Tolusic: "There are already six no-kill shelters in Croatia and I believe that the new law shouldn't allow killing animals." At the beginning of... learn more.

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01/16/17 50,000 People to go Vegan This January! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1989 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:49:28 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1989 Vege izazov

Start 2017 with a challenge that will transform not only your life, but also that of the people and animals around you - Go Vegan starting January: Join the Veggie challenge and become part of a growing global movement Last year, over a... learn more.

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01/11/17 Cake for the End of Chinchilla Farming http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1987 Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:32:26 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1987 A cake for minister Tolusic

The permanent fur farming ban marked the beginning of the year - On January 11, Animal Friends and Chinchi the chinchilla thanked the Ministry of Agriculture for the historic law The long-awaited ban on fur farming in Croatia came into force... learn more.

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Breeding Chinchillas for Fur and the Phase-out Period http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1984 Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:12:52 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1984 Chinchilla in fur industry - photo: One Voice

Animal Friends Croatia does not consider it necessary and does not agree with the extension of the already exceptionally long ten-year phase-out period because of the few breeders who could, but deliberately chose not to adapt to the very important... learn more.

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01/02/17 Ban on farming chinchillas for fur! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1983 Mon, 02 Jan 2017 15:53:22 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1983 Victory for chincillas!

Historic moment: On January 1, 2017, Croatia celebrated entry into force of the fur farming ban - To express gratitude, Animal Friends Croatia presents a cake to the Ministry of Agriculture On January 1, Croatia finally celebrated the entry... learn more.

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12/28/16 Into the New Year with Veganism http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1985 Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:39:31 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1985 sarma

Animal Friends invite you to make the most effective New Year's resolution - Vegan Mama's video recipe: New Year's cabbage rolls as a delicious motivator for a New Year's resolution 2016 marked a huge interest in veganism. The most popular... learn more.

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12/23/16 Dutch no to Fur http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1982 Fri, 23 Dec 2016 09:01:36 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1982 The adjudication of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands as a model to Croatian legislators - Despite being the world's fourth largest fur producer, the Netherlands heeded public opinion and said no to fur farmers Great news for animals comes... learn more.

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12/13/16 Animal Friends will House all Chinchillas! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1979 Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:17:01 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1979 plakat cincile

There is no justification for extending the already extremely long transitional period for chinchilla breeders - A public hearing until December 20: say no on killing for fur; even 10 years of the transitional period was too much! Even the... learn more.

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12/13/16 Motorcycle Club Mk Aqua Bikers Slaughter http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1980 Tue, 13 Dec 2016 12:31:21 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1980 Veterinary Inspection Varazdin Kratka 1 42000 Varazdin December 13, 2016 Subject: Moto Club Mk Aqua Bikers Slaughter Dear Sir/Madam, We want to draw your attention to the pig slaughter organized by the Moto Club Mk Aqua Bikers at the... learn more.

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12/10/16 The Earthlings Experience http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1976 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:00:18 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1976 Earthlings action 1

On Animal Rights Day, Animal Friends urges everyone to open their eyes to animal cruelty - December 10, 11 a.m.: Zagreb's Central Square; a group of masked activists screens scenes from "Earthlings" If you thought that being a vegan and animal... learn more.

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Dog Tax Argument http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1975 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:20:58 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1975 Azil Prijatelji Čakovec

The initiative for the implementation of the so-called Dog Tax is not a proposal of our association but the proposal of some Commission members of the Animal Protection Act. We supported it in a way that we have listed conditions which we consider... learn more.

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12/03/16 Getting Closer to Plastic Bags Ban http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1977 Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:24:44 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1977 Animal Friends supported the ban on handing out free plastic bags at a public consultation - Mandatory fee on plastic bags in stores finally in the draft of the Waste Management Implementation Plan! Animal Friends took part in the public... learn more.

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11/28/16 No-Salmonella Cookbook http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1973 Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:02:23 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1973 Cook Book without Salmonella

Animal Friends released a cookbook for everyone who wants to be a gourmet without fear of poisoning - While salmonella affair continues, Animal Friends resist salmonella with delicious vegan recipes While the United Nations advises to start... learn more.

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11/26/16 In a New Home by Christmas! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1978 Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:43:24 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1978 adopting 1

Animal Friends invites citizens to devote the season of Advent to abandoned animals as well - November 26, 2016; Zagreb's Ban Jelacic square: information stalls; a call for adoption and help for the dogs in the shelter The early arrival of the... learn more.

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11/24/16 Ban on the Use of Pyrotechnic Devices Category F2 and F3 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1981 Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:59:30 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1981 Ministry of Internal Affairs Minister Vlaho Orepic Savska 39 10000 Zagreb Novemeber 24, 2016 Subject: Ban on the use of pyrotechnic devices category F2 and F3 Dear Minister Orepic, Before the upcoming holiday season and with it connected... learn more.

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11/21/16 Veganism Wins Over Salmonella! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1972 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:23:23 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1972 eggs, salmonela

Animal Friends effectively against salmonella - Plant nutrition is a great protection against salmonella, trichinosis and food poisoning It is known that a vegan diet is the perfect protection against heart disease and vascular diseases,... learn more.

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Dog Tax http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1971 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:31:57 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1971 Dog breeding

We support the proposal to introduce the so-called dog tax despite it not being under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Agriculture, but the Ministry of Finance. Below are the conditions of our endorsement of a dog tax as well as suggestions and... learn more.

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11/18/16 Instead of Buying Camels Build Shelters for Abandoned Animals! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1974 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:57:41 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1974 camel

Animal Friends warn: city of Durdevac consciously announced law violation - Performances by wild animals are illegal which applies to the camels as well; reported to veterinary inspection The news that the city of Durdevac is rapidly preparing... learn more.

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11/02/16 The VAT Rate Reduction on Plant Milks http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1994 Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:43:56 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1994 Ministryof Finance Zdravko Maric, Ph.D., Minister of Finance Katanciceva 5 10 000 Zagreb November 2, 2016 Dear Minister Maric, Regarding the tax reform that will be implemented in a mandate of the new government, on behalf of the non-profit... learn more.

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11/02/16 Dog Tax would Save the Lives of Thousands of Abandoned Dogs! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1970 Wed, 02 Nov 2016 09:55:11 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1970 Animal Friends explains its support for the proposal to introduce the so-called dog tax in nine points - Dog buyers, breeders, and sellers should be taxed, not those who adopt a dog from a shelter In response to the recent press and... learn more.

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10/31/16 Vegan Life http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1968 Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:33:41 +0100 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1968 World Vegan Day, photo by Ana Mihalic 13

Animal Friends invites you to celebrate World Vegan Day - October 31, Cvjetni Trg: dairy and egg-free muffins giveaway; premiere of the music video "My Vegan Life" Animal Friends invites everyone to celebrate World Vegan Day, which has been... learn more.

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10/26/16 The Enforcement of Mandatory Dog Microchipping http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1988 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:47:38 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1988 – to all Cities – Attn. Mayor Subject: Inquiry about the enforcement of mandatory microchipping of dogs To Whom It May Concern: We write to you from Animal Friends Croatia to request information about the enforcement of dog... learn more.

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10/26/16 Models, Mannequins, and Simulators Instead of Animals in Education! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1966 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:14:35 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1966 Nick Jukes - workshop in the Ministry of Agriculture 1

An attractive lecture by Nick Jukes from InterNICHE: Models, Mannequins, and Simulators Instead of Animals in Education! - October 26, 6 P.M. at Jurisiceva ulica 25: humane and practical alternatives to animal experiments The Animal Friends... learn more.

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Meat Consumption in Croatia Seven Times Higher Than During Yugoslavia http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1964 Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:22:57 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1964 Luka Oman ZeGeVege

Luka Oman (president of the Animal Friends association, longtime vegan and an animal rights activist), the entire Animal Friends association, animal rights experts and the general public have been actively involved in amending and updating the new... learn more.

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10/16/16 Less Meat for Less Hunger and Poverty http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1965 Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:27:03 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1965 World food day

On the occasion of World Food Day on October 16, the United Nations advise: Less Meat for Less Hunger and Poverty - FAO: Nearly two-thirds of greenhouse gas emissions and 78% of methane emissions are due to livestock farming The whole world... learn more.

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10/04/16 Crvena Jabuka at Veggie Picnic! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1963 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:19:42 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1963 Veggie picnic at Bundek

The City of Zagreb, numerous animal protection associations and Animal Friends invite citizens on Sunday to a celebration of animals and vegan food, along with a concert! - In celebration of the 14th World Animal Day, the City of Zagreb organizes... learn more.

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10/01/16 The Bodies are Not for Barbecue http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1962 Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:49:02 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1962 World vegetarian day

Performance on the occasion of World Vegetarian Day and World Day for Farm Animals - October 1, Zagreb, Ban Jelacic Square; an activist on barbecue sends a clear message On the occasion of World Vegetarian Day (October 1) and World Animal Day... learn more.

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09/28/16 Let's Protect Children, Victims of Dairy Industry Marketing! http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1961 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:54:46 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1961 On the occasion of School Milk Day Animal Friends say - In addition to being unnatural and unhealthy for children and adults, milk is a cause of great suffering to calves and cows On September 28, 2016 at Bundek Park, representatives of the... 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 Call for participation in public discussion 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 Act" there is still a public discussion 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, public discussion 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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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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06/03/16 The Offenses against Public Order and Peace Act - Animal Friends Association's Remarks http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1921 Fri, 03 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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05/30/16 Stop the Animal Circus in Pozega http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1993 Mon, 30 May 2016 15:03:30 +0200 http://www.animal-friends-croatia.org/index.en.php?id=1993 Circus in Pozega

Animal Friends reacted to the announced animal circus in Pozega - Pozega has been warned of its violation of the Animal Protection Act and a restraining order has been required at the city level As the wildlife circus Safari arrived in Pozega,... 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=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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