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In the state Duma drafted a list of dangerous dog breeds

A group of United Russia headed by the Chairman of the Committee for the protection of natural resources Eugene Tugolukov submitted to the state Duma the bill “About responsible treatment of animals”, containing innovations in this area.

In particular, first introduced the situation about their animal companions. Referred to them as usual for Russians, Pets – cats, dogs, horses, Guinea pigs and hamsters, and rare chameleon and arthropods. Animal companions include parrots and hawks.

There is a list of potentially dangerous breeds of dogs, the contents of which are set special requirements – training, compulsory registration, the paddock only with muzzle and leash. It includes American pit bull Terrier, South African Boerboel, Karelian bear dog, Caucasian shepherd, Anatolian Karabash, Alabai and American Staffordshire Terrier.

The bill establishes the responsibilities of pet owners to provide them with proper living conditions. Not allowed to torture animals, causing them beatings, mutilations, injuries, cruel killing of animals, instigation of animal on person or other animals. The list of conditions that permitted the killing of an animal: if it is incurable hurt, attacked a man and caused him harm (except service animals).

When acloverride animals are only their treatment and neutering.

All dangerous, according to legislators, dogs will be subject to mandatory registration, the rest of the animals would be registered at the request of the owners. This will create the database, including lost Pets. At the request of the owners of the animal may be inserted an electronic chip with full information about it.

Special requirements are established in the treatment of animals used in cultural events, such spectacles are only allowed if you have permission to hold the event issued by the territorial bodies of the Federal authority. It is prohibited to conduct animal fighting, including human (bullfighting), and other events, including injuries and injuries to animals. To prevent cruelty to animals in dog training.

In the explanatory note to the document it is specified that its action does not extend to wild, agricultural and synanthropic animals. That is, the requirement for humane treatment does not apply to cockroaches and house mice.

Thus, article 245 of the criminal code States that cruel treatment of animals which entailed their death or injury if the act is committed with hooligan, selfish motives, or with application of sadistic methods, or in the presence of minors is punished with a fine in the amount up to 80 thousand rubles. or the salary or other income for a period of up to six months, or by compulsory works for a term of 120 to 180 hours, or correctional labor for up to one year, or by restriction of liberty for up to one year.

The same act committed by a group of persons, group of persons by prior conspiracy or by an organized group – shall be punished by a fine of from 100 to 300 thousand rubles or by compulsory works for a term of 180 to 240 hours, or by deprivation of liberty for a term up to two years.