International and European Standards

In this section you find the most relevant documents concerning companion animals produced by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the Council of Europe and the EU institutions.

International Standards

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE): Terrestrial Animal Health Code

Pan-European Standards

Council of Europe

EU Standards

Non-Commercial movement

Commercial movement

In December 2014 Directive 92/65 was amended by Directive 2013/31/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 amending Council Directive 92/65/EEC as regards the animal health requirements governing intra-Union trade in and imports into the Union of dogs, cats and ferrets



Prohibition of Dog and Cat Fur