Authorities urged to keep tabs on ‘dangerous’ dog breeds: Dhabai | Jaipur News
Jaipur: The brutal attack on an 11-year-old by the Pitbull companion dog on Monday raised concerns about the legal framing of keeping these breeds at home. At present, although it is necessary to obtain a license from the municipality, no dog breed has been banned and no rules have been established to prevent owners from keeping them as pets.
Pitbull, Rottweilers, Doberman are considered dangerous breeds which can even attack owners. In a few states, keeping these dogs as pets has been banned, but not in Jaipur. With the increase in these cases, there is now a demand to make a law on this matter. Sheel Dhabai, mayor of JMC-Greater, said she had been proactive in raising awareness about registering dogs. “Since becoming mayor, my agenda has been to increase the number of dog registrations. We have ordered all commissioners and officials to keep an eye on these races. We are planning to change the laws in particular, to keep these dangerous races in the city. “
Similar views were expressed by the mayor of JMC-Heritage, Munesh Gurjar, who said orders had already been issued to all DCs to check if there are such breeds in homes and to take action if the owners did not save them. She said they were considering making laws regarding these races.
JMC, the board of directors may make changes in the law to prevent people from keeping such animals especially living in apartments. In addition, many dog fights are organized in Haryana and Punjab, especially in the districts of Ganganagar and Hanumangarh in Rajasthan. These dog fights are illegal for which fierce dogs are trained.
Virendra Bahrdhwaj, Secretary of the Kennel Club of Rajasthan, said: “In small apartments people prefer toy breeds like beagle, pugs, but some first-time pet owners buy such dangerous breeds for themselves. to show. Many people also train them for dog fighting in Ganganagar and Hanumangarh. “