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Dyrebeskyttelsen Norge

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Dyrebeskyttelsen Norge ("The Norwegian Society for Protection of Animals") is a charity in Norway that promotes animal welfare.

It was established as Foreningen til Dyrenes Beskyttelse ("Association for Animal Protection") on 17th of October in 1859. In 1985 it incorporated Foreningen Dyrenes Beskytter ("Association Animal protector") (founded 1893) and changed its name to Dyrenes Beskyttelse ("Animal Protection"). in 1992 it incorporated Norges Dyrevernforbund ("Norways Animal Welfare Association") and changed its name to Dyrebeskyttelsen Norge ("Animal Protection Norway") .[1][2] Chair of the board is Anne-Lise Skoie Risøen,[3] and the organizational headquarters are in Gamle Oslo.

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  1. ^ Velle, Weiert. "Dyrebeskyttelsen Norge". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  2. ^ Velle, Weiert. "dyrevern". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Sentralstyret" (in Norwegian). Dyrebeskyttelsen Norge. Retrieved 3 June 2011.

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