Switzerland

Switzerland

 

Name of Organisation 

Division of animal welfare of the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office 

 

Scope/mission statement

The division of Animal Welfare is responsible for providing specialist advice and training in the fields of pet ownership and livestock farming, and for research into correct animal housing. It oversees the licensing of animal experiments and is responsible for information and documentation relating to such experiments.

 

Structure

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA

Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office FSVO

Division of Animal Welfare

 

Publications

Different technical Instructions to sevral AW topics

Swiss AW legislation

 

Contact details

FSVO

Schwarzenburgstrasse 155

3003 Bern, Switzerland
Tel. +41 58 463 84 87

Mobile +41 78 848 22 22

kaspar.joerger@blv.admin.ch

Web address: www.blv.admin.ch