It is now illegal to flush live goldfish down the toilet. The law stipulates that they must first be knocked out and killed before being disposed of.
Fishermen may no longer practice catch-and-release fishing, and the use of live bait is prohibited.
Pets such as parrots and hamsters may no longer be kept by themselves, and livestock such as sheep and goats must have at least “a visual contact with their fellows,” under the new 175- page law.
Dog owners are now required to take classes to learn how to keep their pets from biting.
Even with regulations saying that pigs have the legal right to shower and freshen up after rolling in mud, the country’s leading animal rights group, STS, says the new law doesn’t go far enough.
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