PROBLEMS IN THE COLLABORATION AMONG MINISTRIES IN THE CONTROL FOR CITY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH, ANIMAL HEALTH AND ANIMAL WELFARE OF STRAY ANIMALS, AND SOLUTION PROPOSALS

Authors

  • ALİ BİLGİLİ Ankara University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46291/ICONTECHvol5iss4pp33-43

Abstract

Cats and dogs wandering are also considered stray animal in our country as is all over the world. The reasons, such as uncontrollable increase of stray animals that their existence does not welcome in terms of environmental and human health, abandonment of privately owned animals, abandoning baby animals of privately owned animals on the street, gradually increase the number of stray animals. Thus, it is a matter of living together with humans. In the circumstances, their health and welfare directly concerns humans.

Animal welfare is included among considerable issues present in the principles of European Union negotiation status. Animal Welfare Committee established in England has published the five articles in the form of ‘‘1- not depriving animals of their needs in the manner of starve, thirst etc., 2- not making animals feel uncomfortable with the environmental conditions, 3- protecting of animals from hit, injury and diseases causing ache and pain, 4- ability to exhibit their normal behaviors of animals, 5- protection of animals from fear and stress in the context of animal rights in 1993.

Animal welfare can be described as meeting comfortable, calmly, healthy and easy living for animals. In the context of this report, principally, besides general information for welfare of stray animals in the world countries, insufficient practices for protecting animal welfare were discussed in the countries such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Albania, Moldova, and Ukraine, especially located near our geographical area. In addition, brief knowledge was given from the advanced studies in the countries such as Finland, Netherland, Italy, Germany, England, and France. Brief knowledge was presented on the solution proposals by scrutinizing the current situation and the problems for practices concerning welfare of stray animals and registering them, and establishment of electronic information system of Ministry of Inferior, Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock in our country.

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2021-12-28

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BİLGİLİ, A. (2021). PROBLEMS IN THE COLLABORATION AMONG MINISTRIES IN THE CONTROL FOR CITY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH, ANIMAL HEALTH AND ANIMAL WELFARE OF STRAY ANIMALS, AND SOLUTION PROPOSALS. ICONTECH INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, 5(4), 33-43. https://doi.org/10.46291/ICONTECHvol5iss4pp33-43

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