The death of a puppy causes a stir in Peru

A few hours ago, the citizen Janet Barboza denounced to the local authorities that she found her pet dead due to poisoning, because her statement was "It was not just a pet, it was part of my family " And she comments with much sadness that the suffering of his family has no name, so he seeks justice.

For most families, a pet represents another relative, who must be treated with love, respect, and great care and this family is no exception because, a reporter for a prestigious channel in Lima emphasized care and protection animal upon learning of this tragic case.

It is important to note that in Peru there is a law to punish anyone who hurts or takes the life of an animal, that law was decreed on January 9, 2016 with the name of  Animal Protection and Welfare Law.

The officials made mention of the due care towards their pets because, clearly the Law is intended for both the aggressor and the pet owner, if the pet is found lifeless due to the owner's indulgence, it can be imprisoned for up to 5 years.

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  • What you should keep in mind if you have a pet

What you should keep in mind if you have a pet

In Peru, animal life is very present, because they have a very strict Law that by not complying, you can easily be arrested for enacting violence and attempting against animal life, so I will mention the four points that you should know if you have pets in Peru.

Failure to abide by these rules, said by Peruvian laws themselves, the person could receive the custodial sentence within 3 to 5 years according to their indulgence.

  • If you are abandoned at any time on the public highway without supervision.
  • If he is humiliated and enslaved for fun.
  • If it is commercialized.
  • If at any time it threatens the life of the animal.

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