The breeding and trade of cats and dogs within the EU is a profitable economic sector; valued at over 1.3 billion € annually, it’s riddled with fraudulent activities that jeopardise the health and welfare of animals.
Illegal pet trade.
Breeding and trading cats and dogs within the EU is a profitable economic sector. Worth more than €1.3 billion per year, it is riddled with fraudulent activities that endanger animal health and welfare, compromise public health, undermine consumer protection and distort the market interior.
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