Dr. Elena Nalon


EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law

Currently working as Senior Veterinary Adviser for Farmed Animals at Eurogroup for Animals. Eurogroup for Animals is a federation of 79 animal advocacy organisations. We lobby the EU Institutions and national governments to improve the lives of all animals. Academic interests: pain perception and pain relief in farmed animals (especially during invasive procedures), lameness in sows, animal welfare legislation, food policy. Topics of my latest publications, all available in Animals MDPI (2019): lack of enforcement of the Pig Directive (https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9040132); lameness in farmed animals (comment-https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9080576); protection of dairy cattle in the EU (https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9121066).