Switzerland ramps us horse traceability laws

From thehorse.com

By Christa Lesté-Lasserre Oct 18, 2013

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

While all European Union member nations require that horse owners or caretakers have their animals officially identified by electronic microchip, Switzerland has gone a step further.

In order to better manage disease outbreaks, Swiss owners must now register horses and report movement and other significant status changes to federal officials.

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  1. Reblogged this on Tundra Voices.

  2. Barbara Griffith · ·

    Its to bad they don’t ban horse slaughter, but i doubt it will ever be stopped in Europe.

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