The German animal protection organization PETA has submitted a constitutional complaint to the Federal Constitutional Court. On behalf of male piglets, the organization seeks to achieve a complete ban of piglet castration without anesthesia. The special thing about this case is the question, if the organization PETA is allowed to go to court representative for the piglets or if the complaint by the piglets – supported by the organization – is admissible. Now, the Federal Constitutional Court must answer this question. This case touches the subject of the currently running project QVIREA that is supported by EQAsce. For the practical example of the renewed regulation for piglet castration a new teaching concept including latest technologies and digital saving is on development. For your background: In the future, not only veterinarians are allowed to do anesthesia for piglet castration but also all trained persons holding the qualification certificate for this action. Therefore, training that teaches all requirements and the knowledge about procedure, impacts and consequences is essential. The new regulation is valid from January 1st, 2021 onwards. Until then it is allowed by political decision to do castration of piglets under the age of eight days without anesthesia. Still, an increasing number of agricultural enterprises already renounces piglet castration completely or does castration only under anesthetic. The need for qualification for this practice has increased. EQAsce coordinates the cooperatively shaped consortium QVIREA which develops the needed training supported by latest techniques – for example the use of virtual reality.