The health affairs directorate of BaÄcÄ±lar Municipality has warned residents of the district that endangered dog breeds must be sterilized until January 14, 2022. It has been stated that dog owners who do not perform this action will be penalized with a fine of 14,000 982 TL according to law.
The Department of Agriculture and Forestry has announced that American Pitbull Terrier, Dogo Argentino, Fila Brasilerio, Japanese Tosa, American Staffordshire Terrier, and American Bully breed dogs are included in the Dangerous Animal List. Once the sterilization, vaccination, microchip and control procedures for these dangerous dog breeds are completed, they will be registered by the provincial or district directorates of agriculture and forestry.
Fines for breaking the rules
The Directorate of Sanitary Affairs of the Municipality of Bagcilar recalled that the last day for the sterilization and application of microchips of dogs, which are described as “dangerous breeds”, is January 14, 2022 and warned them pet owners. Owners of these dog breeds who do not complete the sterilization and registration process by January 14, 2022 will be subject to an administrative fine of TL 14,000,982 per animal and prohibited purebred animals will be confiscated.
On the other hand, in the declaration made by the municipality; It was said: “For the healthy life of our stray friends living in our district, you can get vaccines against internal / external parasites and rabies free of charge at our animal shelter and observation center between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on weekdays. . “