Animal Welfare Rules - WikiPet Animal Portal
What do cat and dog owners have to do?
Owners of dogs and cats must strictly comply with sanitary and veterinary standards and the rules for their maintenance, ensure the safety of people, and prevent these animals from contaminating public places.
Within three days, inform the organizations that register the animals, as well as the veterinary institution at the place of permanent residence about the acquisition, sale, death, loss, change of residence or surrender of a dog or cat.
Deliver pet dogs and cats to veterinary institutions for examination and vaccinations against rabies.
Timely pay the fees set for dog owners.
How many animals are there in the house?
Dogs, cats in a separate apartment occupied by one family, but not more than two animals in a separate apartment of an apartment building.
In an apartment where several tenants (owners) live, no more than one animal per family of the tenant (owner) with the consent of all adult citizens living in the apartment.
How to register animals?
Dogs, cats are subject to registration within three days from the date of purchase.
Puppies and kittens must be registered between the ages of 3 to 3.5 months.
Registration of dogs of potentially dangerous breeds is carried out only if the owner has a certificate of training.
When registering dogs, cats, their owners are issued a registration certificate and a standard badge, which must be constantly attached to the collar of the animal.
The costs of registration of dogs and cats are paid by their owners in the amounts established by the regional executive committees and the Minsk city executive committee.
For violation of the registration of dogs, cats, citizens, as well as officials are responsible in accordance with the law.
What is forbidden to dog and cat owners?
Bring dogs, cats to shops, public catering and public services, schools and kindergartens, public buildings, parks, squares, stadiums, markets, and livestock farms (This requirement does not apply to guide dogs )
Walking dogs in the local area.
Keep unregistered animals.
It is forbidden for minors to walk dogs of potentially dangerous breeds.
How to walk dogs?
If necessary, take dogs out of apartments or other isolated premises, as well as from isolated territories to public places on a short leash and in a muzzle.
Puppies under the age of three months and decorative dogs up to 25 centimeters in height at the withers can be displayed on a leash without a muzzle.
To walk dogs in places designated for these purposes by local executive and administrative authorities.
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