A single set of rules governing the content allowed in Russia does not exist, says lawyer Bureau “Padva and Epstein” Alex Shkil. A particular volume of rules is established in each region by local authorities and in respect of rare and exotic animals there are Federal regulations on the content and monitoring (see law dated 24.04.1995 № 52-FZ “On fauna”), reminds the lawyer. For example, in Moscow allowed to keep a pet in the apartment, employed odnosima and in the rooms of communal apartments in the absence of the neighbors of medical contraindications (Allergy), says the expert.
However, there are a few General rules to keep in mind before you get yourself or another representative of fauna.
First of all, content animals in an apartment building should be safe for other residents, says the lawyer. This means that the owner is obliged to follow sanitary and veterinary regulations for keeping pet: time to vaccinate it regularly led to the examination of the vet. So, dogs belonging to citizens, are subject to mandatory registration, annual re-registration and vaccination against rabies starting at 3 months of age regardless of the breed in the state veterinary institutions of the place of residence of the owner. Newly acquired animals must be registered in a 2-week period, instructs the lawyer Bureau “Padva and Epstein”. Not allowed to keep animals in the common areas: kitchens, corridors, stairwells, attics, cellars, and balconies and loggias, he adds. Continue reading