|Two hundred years ago, Rev. Albert Knapp of Germany said, "Animals
are not human property. They are as painful as humans." And created
facilities for animals that have been abandoned or abused. This activity
spread throughout Germany, and in 2002 Animal protection is also written
in the German Basic Law.
| This constitution prohibits the slaughter of animals without justifiable
reasonsHowever, if you must kill animals, you must be euthanized. Euthanasia
means "death without pain and suffering."It is only allowed to
kill by avoiding pain and suffering.
There are other detailed laws regarding animal welfare.
Part of another law
|The size of the cage and the like is finely determined according to the
dog breed and size
|Do not leave your dog alone for long hours.
| Do not leave your dog in the car when the outside temperature is
|1You must be taken outdoors or in a dock run a minimum of twice a day for
a total of three hours.