• Swedish government proposes ban on pet abandonment

    One year ago - By Topix

    The proposal for an updated animal protection law includes an explicit ban on abandoning cats and other pets, as well as calling for a requirement for pet owners to prove they are competent to care for animals, and further reviews into fur farms and circus animals. Sweden's Minister for Rural Affairs Sven-Erik Bucht and Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lovin outlined their proposal for updates to the 30-year-old law in an opinion piece for Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter .
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