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Is it any wonder that Serbia has lots of stray dogs ?
Here you will see pictures of dead dogs and dead pigs which have been literally dumped on wasteland adjacent to a highway by farmers ?.
It is suspected that the farm animals have died on farms because of sickness and / or disease; – their bodies literally being taken to a location off a main road and dumped. No secure animal carcass burial in accordance with any disease control procedures; animals bodies literally just dumped in the open and left to rot.
A hazard for animal health and also a hazard for human health.
So why are the Serbian authorities; now seeking EU membership, not doing something about this ?
This situation provides:
- A superb attraction for stray animals looking for food;
- A potential and very easy method of spreading animal disease
- Certainly no way for a government to reduce stray animal population numbers – by allowing ‘free food’ to be available for strays;
- But no doubt more importantly, a perfect way for corrupt political figures who have business associations and personal interest in ‘controlling dog numbers’ through their hygiene stray collection and destruction facilities; to guarantee that their businesses continue to operate to the maximum and as such have plenty of stray dogs to be rounded up from the streets and destroyed.
- Should ministries not be looking at farm animal welfare ? – at conditions in which animals are kept, and asking themselves why all these carcasses have been dumped in the first place ? – the pigs do not have a suicide pact; so what has caused their deaths ? – is anyone in government following this up to check animal welfare standards on farms ?
- See our previous posts on Serbian farm animal welfare / conditions via the following links:
- Serbia – setting farm animal welfare standards for the EU in the future ?
- EU – Act and do something about this BEFORE Serbia gains EU Accession – only once they become members, it will be too late – you will have a duplicate Romania to deal with !
Filed under: CAMPAIGNS - Global Animal Welfare Issues, GENERAL NEWS - International / National / Regional, PHOTOGRAPHS - **WARNING** (Animal Suffering), SERBIA (Central Serbia: Capital - Belgrade) and (Serbia