Animal lovers from all over Europe will come together during our interactive, virtual event. They will tell their stories of the positive role pets play in society, how they helped us through lockdown, the importance of responsible care of our pets, and more.
Panel of experts:
- MEP Petras Auštrevičius will share views about the positive role pets play in society and the importance of better care for pets
- IAHAIO President Marie-José Enders-Slegers will talk about Human-Animal bond research, and the need for the relationship to be a two-way street
- Medical Detection Dogs CEO Dr Claire Guest will speak about the power of the dogs to detect human diseases and the COVID-19 Detection Dogs
- EU Dog and Cat Alliance chair Suzie Carley will talk about responsible pet ownership, why ‘A dog is for life, not just for lockdown’ and EU policy for pets.
The Telegraph’s Brussels correspondent James Crisp will moderate the discussion.