One week ago, Eyes on Animals gave a training course to the police from the region of Gent (Belgium) about the European animal transport legislation. Today, the practical part of the training took place. At 5am a control point was set up on the highway and all livestock trucks passing by were inspected. Nine trucks were stopped in total. Several were in violation for not … [Read more...] about Practical training highway police: inspection 9 livestock trucks
Today we were invited by the Belgian highway police of the Gent area to give a training on the EU legislation protecting animals during transport. The purpose of our police trainings is to teach police officers the requirements of the welfare-legislation so that they too can inspect livestock trucks passing through their region and sanction those in violation. Today 17 … [Read more...] about Training of the Gent highway police on the EU animal-protection during transport laws.
Lesley from Eyes on Animals was contracted out by the organization Animals' Angels to offer a training workshop to 35 French gendarmes, highway police, and official veterinarians in the department 87 in France. In the morning Lesley and her French colleague Jessica, from PMAF, presented the EU legislation providing protection to animals during transport. In the afternoon … [Read more...] about Theory and practical training of the French gendarmes, police and official veterinarians in Limoges
Lesley from Eyes on Animals was contracted out by the organization "Animals' Angels" to assist in the training of 30 gendarmes on the EU animal-welfare legislation protecting animals during transport. The training took place at the National Gendarmerie School in Fontainebleau, France. The aim of these trainings is to educate the French gendarmes so that they are capable of … [Read more...] about Training of the French gendarmes at Fontainebleau on animal-welfare during transport
Eyes on Animals was hired by Sleegers transport, a large Dutch animal transport company, to give a welfare-workshop to its chauffeurs. Nineteen chauffeurs were present. The point of the workshop is to review the requirements of the EC 1/2005 legislation on the protection of animals during transport, and remind them of the importance of the law and the ethics … [Read more...] about Eyes on Animals gives an animal-welfare workshop to livestock drivers from the Dutch company Sleegers