Companion and Hobby Animal Welfare Council

The Companion and Hobby Animal Welfare Council operates under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. It assists the Ministry in issues and policies concerning the welfare of companion and hobby animals.

The council monitors and assesses how the welfare of companion and hobby animals develops in the society. It proposes measures to the Ministry to improve animal welfare and gives statements on projects and proposals concerning the welfare of companion and hobby animals. The council also plays a key role in promoting collaboration between the authorities and other operators in the field.

 

More Information

European Forum of Animal Welfare Councils http://www.eurofawc.com/home/1

Further information

Pirjo Tomperi, Lainsäädäntöneuvos 
MMM, Ruokaosasto, Oikeudellinen yksikkö 0295162234