GNR – Enforcement Action against Mistreatment of Pets

Under the supervision of mistreatment of pets, Law No. 69/2014, in force since October 2014, the National Republican Guard (GNR) through the Nature Protection Service and the Environment ( SEPNA), recorded from October 2014 until the end of June this year, 2239 complaints (248 / month and about eight / day) of pet cruelty

Of these 50 were classified under the law as crimes (average of approximately five / month); and there were 2240 cases where a contravention (average 248 / month and about eight / day), took place.

The GNR is available 24 hours / day and throughout the country coverage (mainland and autonomous regions) the “SOS Environment and Territory” line through the blue number 808 200 520 or via link http://goo.gl/1zRBfA, where people can report any cases that might violate the environmental legislation and / or an animal.

More detailed statistics can be found here


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