Animal welfare legislation in the works

NEW DELHI: The government is set to have an animal welfare legislation to regulate business activities related to pet shops, dog breeding and aquarium fish breeding.

At present, there are no rules to govern such commercial activities due to which cruelty to animals, inhuman handling and unsafe breeding goes unchecked.

To put an end to this, the law ministry has given a go-ahead to the proposal sent by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF) asking the la ..

Date: 8/10/2015