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Rules of transportation of animals by train and in buses.

We continue to talk about the requirements for the carriage of animals by transport. The train and bus.

The summer continues, and some of us are choosing to stay together with your pet. The question often arises about the rules of carriage of an animal transport. If you are traveling with your pet, you should be aware that any form of transportation for the animal – stress. Than he longer, the more deep, so many owners choose the plane. However, if for any reason you have to travel by train then you should know that from August 2014 entered new rules of animal transportation on the Russian Railways. They are more stringent and financially costly. Despite a petition of appeal to the head of Russian Railways, signed by over 150 thousands of pet owners, the law has not been revised and remains in effect.

1. Now to transport animals in trains only in the compartment (except for cars with 2-berth compartments and the Deluxe). Dogs (except large and guide dogs), cats, small (room) animals and birds are transported in carriers. cages, containers (total of three dimensions – no more than 180 cm), which must be placed on the ground for hand Luggage. For transportation in trains, Dalnevostochny small domestic animals (Pets), dogs and birds will be charged separately (by the way, she calculated the new special rates depending on trip distance). 2. To carry not more than one animal in a single decorated travel document (ticket) or not more than two animals or two small birds on the ticket excess Continue reading

What if in your yard there was a flock of stray dogs?

A pack of stray dogs any human causes, at least, a sense of alertness. And whatever his relationship to “our younger brothers”, a pack of adult dogs is not the same as fun romp affectionate and trusting puppies. Walking in the morning along the path, unpleasant shudder when from around the corner then suddenly a pack of fighting dogs. Most likely, the person with strong nerves, this situation will not frighten or infuriate, but, as a rule, little. A large part of the passers-by becomes nervous, if not for yourself, for your family, especially children.

When large clusters of homeless animals legislation provides for only one form of reaction to control the population of homeless Pets. Namely: the isolation that is enforced by catching and placing them in a shelter for homeless animals.

The responsibility of organizing the culling is vested in the local authorities. They may produce it in-house, or to create for these purposes a special municipal institution that will be engaged in the catching and content of stray animals, or to attract for these purposes experts-entrepreneurs on the basis of the contract.

However, for the individual citizen it is important to know where to go that action has been taken by animal control. Information about this can be obtained directly from the local authority, namely: in the administration. The administration of the municipality must notify the citizen, where and in what form he should handle the requirement for animal control. However, if this information could not be obtained, the requirement on compulsory animal control to be sent directly to the administration of the municipality. Continue reading

Regulator defers decision on importing genetically modified animal feed

The debate on whether or not to allow commercialization of genetically modified food crops is far from settled in India. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

New Delhi: The environment ministry has received several requests from companies seeking permission to import genetically modified (GM) feed for animals, even though the debate on whether or not to allow commercialization of GM food crops is far from settled in India.

However, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), the central government’s regulator for giving clearances for field trials of GM crops and import/export of GM seeds, has deferred a decision on these requests in the absence of an expert view on the matter.

According to the minutes of the GEAC’s December 2015 meeting accessed by Mint . four such proposals were received by the committee.

For instance, Suguna Foods sought permission from the GEAC for “import of GM Soybean meal from China, Brazil, Argentina, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, USA for producing of poultry and animal feed”.

“The purpose of import is as an ingredient in the animal feed for self usage for producing poultry and animal feeds. The Member Secretary, GEAC informed that comments of the experts on the proposalare still awaited,” said the minutes. Continue reading

Children and Pets
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