Participants at the 9th edition of European Pet Night celebrated the positive contribution of pets to society by highlighting the diverse but vital contributions some animals make to our daily lives, from stimulating activity and social interaction for the elderly, to saving lives and solving pressing humanitarian challenges through disease and landmine detection.
As part of the Europe 2020 Initiatives the EU is promoting innovative partnerships on active and healthy ageing. With scientific evidence now proving that keeping animals makes you healthier IFAH-Europe is launching a new campaign promoting the benefits of pets for the elderly.
The International Federation for Animal Health-Europe (IFAH-Europe) calls on all parties to engage in a science-based debate concerning antibiotic resistance.
On the eve of a unique opportunity to reshape the EU regulatory environment for veterinary medicines and fully implement the single market, the International Federation of Animal Health in Europe (IFAH-Europe) met with European Commissioner for Health and Consumers Tonio Borg and representatives of the Irish and incoming Lithuanian presidencies to the EU alongside interested stakeholders to highlight the need for more harmonised regulation to encourage the development of innovative solutions for the protection of both animal and public health.