To clarify all doubts about the care of pets, the Sub-Secretariat of Regional Development (Subdere) has been published the first regulation of the law of responsible appointment.
Within the 70 articles that have been drawn up, the nine races are identified that are considered potentially dangerous because of their generic characteristics, according to the slogan The third.
Four of these races are more common in our country: Rottweiler, Doberman, Pitbull, Dogo Argentino. The other five correspond to Bullmastiff, Fila Brasileiro, Presa Canario, Presa Mallorquín and Tosa Inu, which are less known.
At the same time, it is explained that breed dogs can not be identified as dangerous because they fall under this category there are also dogs that have a large development of the muscle mass of the body and of his masticatory muscles, as well as those that have caused injuries of different consideration or even the death of a person.
Requirements for owners
The standard sets a series of requirements for people who want a pet with these characteristics:
- They must be older than 18 years.
- To move in the public space, animals must wear muzzles, harnesses and belts that fit their size.
- They must ensure that there are safe fences that prevent them from escaping into their homes.
- Dogs must follow a "obedience training" course, which must be paid by the owner
The regulation provides for a period of 180 days for the owners of dogs and cats to register their animals in the national animal register.
The procedure can be carried out personally in the relevant municipality or on the site www.registratumascota.cl. The deadline expires on February 22, 2019 and those who do not meet the requirements can incur penalties from 1 to 30 UTM.