Beginning May 20, 2022, the Animal Welfare Law will come into force, which provides for its care and protection obligations and sanctions for violations of the rules.
The law was approved on January 25, 2022 and stipulates that it will come into effect 60 business days after it is published in the official bulletin. Published on February 16, 2022, the expiration date began on Friday, May 20.
“Good morning. Everyone except those who abuse animals. Remember that today, the law that guarantees their well-being is in force, protecting them and ensuring the care of pets and wildlife. Let me.
By law, companion animals are dogs, cats, or other livestock, also commonly known as “pets.” These coexist because of their natural state and human dependence.
What are the animal protection law fines?
The law imposes penalties for minor, serious and very serious violations of the commerce and services sector minimum wage from 1 ($ 365) to 10 ($ 3,650). A very serious breach will be fined a minimum wage of 7 ($ 2,555) to 10 ($ 3,650) for any of the following actions:
・ ・ Throw away your pet in real estate or on public roads.
・ ・ We sacrifice them without meeting the conditions and requirements stipulated by law.
・ ・ Do not provide them with water and food to harm their health.
・ ・ Deliberately supply them with foods and medicines that contain substances that can cause suffering and death
・ ・ Among other things, it promotes fighting dogs and other animals.
・ ・ “Causing neighborhood conflicts” due to improper handling of pets, noise pollution caused by pets, or lack of timely or diligent cleaning and collection of animal feces in public and private locations is 4 You will be sanctioned with a fine during. With a minimum wage of six.
Mayor has 30 days
However, if you want to impose a fine, the mayor’s office must issue an ordinance. The authority to apply for violations and sanctions is left to the local government.
Within 30 business days of the entry into force of the law, the mayor’s office will either approve the ordinances that provide for sanctions or comply with the ordinances that are in force.
Restrictions in specific locations
The law prohibits the access and permanence of all types of pets on the premises for the manufacture, manufacture and distribution of foods or products related to human health.
However, at other facilities and facilities, including restaurants and government offices, “pet admission may be reserved at your discretion.” If you do not allow it, you will also need to show a visible badge outside the facility.
“For stray animals, abandoned animals, and / or endangered animals that frequently enter and leave these areas, this restriction does not imply abuse, atrocities or distress,” Article 35. The third paragraph of is stated.
The new regulations prohibit breeding, mating and training of companion animals aimed at increasing risk.
Those who are training animals for protection should take special precautions to avoid the risk of bites.
“Companion animals that present the issue of socialization must walk with a muzzle, leash, or chest that suits their physical characteristics,” the law states.
What other obligations does the pet manager have?
・ ・ Protect and promote welfare and do not cause abuse, atrocities or distress to animals.
・ ・ Keep animals in proper physical and hygienic conditions to avoid overcrowding and provide accommodation, food, water and shelter depending on the species, depending on the physical space where the animals are located. And keep an appropriate number of pets.
・ ・ Don’t give them up.
・ ・ It immunizes it from diseases at risk of zoonotic diseases and protects it from such diseases.
・ ・ Manage vaccinations through a physical or digital card or certificate approved by your veterinarian.
・ ・ Limit control of pet breeding, depending on financial and care potential.
・ ・ Identify your pet with a tag or microchip.
・ ・ Respond to damages that an animal causes to a third party, that person or their property, as well as other animals.
・ ・ Proper final disposal of dead pets. The procedure is established by the rules of this law.
・ ・ Other obligations established by this law, other laws, rules or city ordinances.
Source: Diario Elmundo