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In Spain are tightening the rules of dog walking

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In Spain are tightening the rules of dog walking


Now in Spanish Mataro dog owners will have to wash the urine off the sidewalks by their Pets, according to the newspaper 20 Minutos, with reference to new city regulations in the ownership, protection and control of animals. Otherwise they face a fine of up to 750 euros.

This is not one of a kind rule in force in Spain. So, in Lebrija (Seville) in the past year were adopted which caused heated debate regulations obliging the owners to register the DNA of their animals. This measure is used for the subsequent identification of owner and issue the fine in that case, if it is not removed the dog. In addition, the pet must wear an identification badge indicating registration in the system. Otherwise, the penalty amounts to 1 000 euros. In addition, dogs are not allowed to urinate in public places, on facades of private or public buildings and street furniture which also includes trees. Thus, they can only defecate at home. Fines for violations in this area range from 50 to 75 euros.

Since may of this year in Alicante dogs is forbidden to bathe in fountains and reservoirs, and to drink from them. It also does not resolve a traveling exhibition of domestic animals. In this category are the beggars begging with the dogs. Ignoring both rules will cost the pet owners in the amount of from 30 to 600 euros.

In Madrid with fines ranging from 3 000 to 9 000 euros punish owners that leave their dogs in the car without proper ventilation or if the temperature is too high. However, authorities suggest not to leave them in the car for a long time even if taken into account the factors mentioned above. In Alicante leaving dogs in the car is also considered a serious violation punishable by sanctions ranging from 600 to 6,000 euros.

In Barcelona, in turn, is actively working on equipment in all areas of the city special areas where you can walk dogs without a leash. While this practice is allowed only if the dog obeys his master. In Madrid the leash is a must, and this restriction is removed only in the parks from 19:00 to 10:00 in winter and 20:00 to 10:00 in the summer. With the exception of the areas of presence of children and places where dogs are banned and appropriate signs.

The most important requirement for dog owners is their education, so in Madrid or Barcelona it is forbidden to train them to participate in battles or attacks of the host team. The size of fines varies from 9 000 to 45 000 Euro.

In the Catalan capital adult dogs must not be allowed to bind more than two hours, and puppies – more than an hour. The penalty for violation ranges from 100 to 400 euros. In Alicante leaving the dogs alone for no more than 12 hours. The penalty ranges from 30 to 600 euros.


"Translated service "Yandeks.Translator"

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