|European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service
|At a Glance
Every year, millions of live animals are transported within and outside European Union (EU) territory for trade purposes. EU legislation regulates the protection of animals during transport, but reports of breaches of the rules and accidents raise doubts on the transport of live animals and have rekindled the debate on the need to improve the current legislation.
|Business and Industry, Trade
|Animal Health | Welfare
|European Union [EU]