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40 Insane Pet Laws Around The World

Insane Pet Laws From Around The World US & Canada Alaska It is illegal to tie a dog to the roof of your car. Probably for the best! 2 Arkansas O After 6pm, dogs in Little Rock are banned from barking. Less woof and more shh! 3 california A If you're unlucky enough to lose your pet bird in Berkley, law stipulates you can't whistle to attract it back before 7am. 9 connecticut WOOF In Conneticut, dogs with tattoos must be reported to authorities. Surprisingly, tattoos are used to make dogs more identifiable, in case they get lost. 9 connecticut It is against the law to educate a dog in Hartford. Florida 6. Better keep your best goldfish impression under wraps in Miami; it's illegal to imitate an animal there! Georgia E In Georgia, goldfish may not be given away as a prize to bingo players. 8 Idaho Locked out of your house in Wallace? Well, you can't seek refuge in a dog kennel - it's illegal for a person to sleep in one. 9 illinois a If you're ever in Illinois make sure you don't give whiskey or a lighted cigar to a dog - it's illegal. Besides generally being a very bad idea. illinois 10 No matter how big a Verdi fan your French Poodle may be, you're not allowed to take it to the opera in Chicago. Indiana 11 Black cats of French Lick Springs must wear bells on Friday the 13th. Spooky! * Maryland 12 Should you have a pet lion in Baltimore, it's illegal to take it to the cinema. 13 Michigan Reed City animal lovers must choose between owning cats or birds as they are not allowed both. 14 Minnesota Somewhat unfairly, cats are not allowed to chase dogs up telephone poles in Minnesota. The reverse, however, is fine! 15 Minnesota In Duluth, it is illegal for cats to sleep in a bakery. Not to mention, more hygienic! North carolina 16 In the town of Barber, cats and dogs are forbidden from fighting. There goes the old adage! E ohio 17 Police officers in Paulding County can bite a dog to calm them down... ohio 18 Laws in Ohio forbid you from getting a fish drunk. 19 oklahoma People in Oklahoma are forbidden from pulling ugly faces at dogs and could face a fine or even prison if they do. 20 oklahoma Dogs aren't allowed to congregate in groups of 3 or more on private property unless they have a signed permit from the mayor. 21 wyoming O Between January and April, it is illegal to photograph rabbits unless you have an official permit. Say cheese, but only from May! Europe France 22 Owners of pigs in France are forbidden from calling it Napoleon, out of respect for Napoleon Bonaparte. Hungary 23 Since a law passed in 2001, cats in Lorinc can only be taken on the street if they are on a lead. Iceland 24 For many years dogs were banned from the city limits of Reykjavik after poop-scooping laws failed to work. 25 Italy Dog owners in Turin are legally required to walk their pets at least 3 times a day or risk a fine. Quite who's counting is anyone's guess! 26 Italy In 2005, goldfish bowls were banned from Rome after keeping goldfish as pets was declared cruel. 27 Italy Pets in Reggio Emilia won't go hungry as laws say that if a pet shares a meal it must be given equal portions. Otherwise, the owner could be fined. Norway 28 Only male cats and dogs can be neutered in Norway, the females of the species are spared by law. sweden 29 It is the law that dogs attending a day-care centre must be able to see out of a sunny window. switzerland 30 Pets in Switzerland will never get lonely as the law says they must have a companion. 31 switzerland People must pass written and verbal tests before they are allowed to own a dog in Switzerland. 32 United Kingdom It is against the law to let your pet mate with a pet from the royal house. 33 United Kingdom It is illegal for a cab in the City of London to carry rabid dogs. Sorry guys, you've got to walk! 34 United Kingdom If asked not to by a police officer, no person on the Lancashire coast can incite a dog to bark. Australia & Asia Australia 35 Australians are forbidden from driving a dog or goat attached to a vehicle in a public place. Australia 36 You are only allowed to name an animal in Australia if you intend to keep it as a pet, not if you plan to eat it. china 37 In 2006, Beijing officials enforced a 1 dog per household policy and stipulated that dogs had to be under 14 inches tall. 38 Japan O Japanese officials introduced a curfew for the public display of cats, making it illegal after 8pm. New Zealand 39 In Longbern, a cat is forbidden from leaving the house unless it has three bells around its neck. 40 Saudi Arabia Men are prevented by law from walking dogs. Sources This infographic was created on behalf of helpucover. helpucover is a trading style of Pinnacle Insurance plc, an insurance company who offer a range of cover including Income Protection, Pet Insurance, GAP insurance and Gadget Insurance. Visit us online at: helpucover

40 Insane Pet Laws Around The World

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It seems the world is full of wacky rules our furry friends are supposed to adhere to - not even man’s best friend is above the law! From curfews for cats in Japan to restrictions on naming pigs ...


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