It is like an open aquarium
Pet adoption rates have decreased by 90 percent in Turkey, as people have confined themselves to their houses.
While there has been a pet adoption boom in some countries such as the U.S., U.K. and Australia in times of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an opposite trend in Turkey, with much fewer people wanting to adopt pets.
From 100 to 1000 levs to increase the penalty for walking an aggressive dog without a muzzle, MPs voted unanimously at first reading the deputies from the agricultural commission in the Parliament. The changes are proposed by GERB and are laid down in the Veterinary Act.
They also provide a fine of BGN 300 for a dog without leash, which is over 5 kilograms.
A livestock breeder in eastern Attica was handed a six-month jail sentence on Thursday after being convicted of criminal negligence for failing to provide food and shelter for his sheep and dogs.
Witnesses described the situation on his farm in the region of Plaka in Keratea as "desperate" with starving animals exposed to the elements.
A new law on animal rights will ban the sale of cats and dogs in pet shops and bring punishments for those who abandon their pets on the streets, a minister has said.
A Kangal dog in a breeding center in the northwestern province of Bursa has a price tag of 125,000 Turkish Liras (20,000 euros).
An Italian regional councilor has called for using Turkey's giant Kangal shepherd dogs to protect flocks of sheep from the increasing number of wolves in Tuscany.