New Law! It’s Illegal To Not Take Your Pet Out For A Daily Stroll

Animals find themselves entirely at the mercy of others while some people abuse their pets by not taking them out for a stroll and giving them a chance to fresh breath air and defecate.

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In order to protect those poor dogs, the ACT legislation ruled to fine those who should not take their dog for a daily walk.

It is well known that animals are sentient beings that could suffer too, yet people don’t treat their pets properly. Following that, it was necessary to enact a rule that will protect those helpless animals.

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In March 2020, pet owners will be forced by law to take their dog outdoors to exercise. Should someone refrain from doing that, they will be confronted with a stiff fine of $4,000.

As taking your dog out for a walk will soon be a must in Australia, there’s an exception of keeping the dog in a backyard which will allow it to stretch its legs and run around.

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An amendment is moved by the ACT Government determining that animals who are restricted in an enclosure, will be considered as “confined.”

Moreover, the law now grants a $4,000 fine to pet owners who will prevent their animals from shelter, food, and water.

What a remarkable initiative! We hope that other countries will follow in the ACT’s footsteps.

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