After being adopted from his temporary owners and taken 26km away to a new home, Gary escaped and spent the next five days making his way though the frosty streets back to his ‘rescue’ family.
Animal lover Małgorzata Zdziechowska from Lublin decided to escape lockdown by volunteering to work at the Criadouro Onca Pintada animal sanctuary in Brazil, where she unexpectedly found herself taking on the role of surrogate mother.
The idea of photographer Pamela Porwen, the calendar features some of Poland’s most celebrated faces alongside pooches in desperate need of a permanent home and looks set to be one of one of the more enviable accessories of 2021.
The government is working on a new animal-protection bill to replace an earlier bill that caused divisions in the government and led to farmers protesting on the streets.
Just why golden jackals are moving into Poland from their traditional hunting grounds in southern Europe is still not clear, but experts believe it could have something to do with warmer winters, and a scarcity of wolves.
Compensation schemes for affected breeders are among the proposed changes to Poland's new animal protection act, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told a press conference on Monday. Present at the conference was Agriculture Minister Grzegorz Puda.
Referring to amendments to an animal protection bill, head of the PiS parliamentary caucus Ryszard Terlecki told reporters on Friday that there were plans to compensate ritual meat producers after the law has come into effect.
The Polish upper house, the Senate, will debate the new animal protection law that triggered a serious government crisis after a lower house vote, but likely as late as October 9 due to required amendments, Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki said on Tuesday.
Seventy-one percent of respondents to a United Surveys poll for the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna (DGP) daily and RMF FM radio station favour the strengthening of animal protection laws.
Head of the Law and Justice (PiS) Executive Committee Krzysztof Sobolewski has told PAP that the conflict in the United Right was not the result of the amended animal protection bill but was rather 'a catalyst or a litmus paper' of the current situation in the coalition.