A young woman from Loja (Granada) has been put at the disposal of the judicial authorities by the Civil Guard as the alleged author of a crime of animal abuse by supposedly to feed to a snake…
A young woman from Loja (Granada) has been put at the disposal of the judicial authorities by the Civil Guard as the alleged author of a crime of animal abuse to supposedly feed a python with living offspring of cats and dogs. Crimes of abuse or neglect of domestic animals have penalties that can reach to 18 months of prison in the first case and, in the second, a penalty of six months disqualification from the exercise of profession, craft or trade that has a relationship with the animals and holding animals.
It was the own young man which led to his arrest, went on sale on an internet portal for the purchase and sale of items a serpent python royal Python regius for about five years and length of 1.5 meters, In the announcement included a photo where you could see the reptile while capturing what appeared to be a puppy dog.
A member of an association for the protection of animals saw it, they got in touch with the girl by WhatsApp and is interested by the ad, at which time this last admitted that the fed puppies dog and small cats, as well as with any bird, according to the armed institute.
The activist reported to the Service Nature Protection (Seprona) of the Guardia Civil, that he tracked down the person who put the advertisement in the internet portal. In his statement, admitted to the agents that it was true all that he had by WhatsApp to the buyer.
When you consider that the facts could be constitutive of a crime of animal abuse, we proceeded to the statement of inquiry and the young man was put to justice as investigated.
In 2016 took place in Spain 11.729 complaints relating to the welfare of the animals as the suitability of the accommodation, hygiene, the inadequate transport or the lack of documentary records and health amounted to 11.729. Dogs are, according to the Guardia Civil, the animals most affected according to the complaints registered this year, but there has also been abuse and neglect of horses, roosters, reptiles, cows and sheep.