Slovakia has just passed new rules to prevent animal torture and to require that all animals are described as “living creatures” as opposed to “things”.

The amendment to the law on veterinary care is expected to boost animal rights.

“Slovakia will thus share the same attitude towards animals as do most developed countries,” said Agriculture Minister Gabriela Matečná (nominee of the Slovak National Party), as quoted by the TASR newswire.

As reported by The Slovak Spectator, the agricultu...

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