How To Be A Responsible Pet Owner?

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What does it mean to be a responsible pet owner?

Being a responsible pet owner or pet parent means providing for the animal’s basic needs. That means food, water, shelter, social interaction, and growth.

What are the responsibilities of a dog owner?

Responsibilities of Dog Owners

  • Its need for a suitable environment.
  • Its need for a suitable diet.
  • Its need to be able to exhibit normal behaviour.
  • Any need it has to be housed with, or apart from, other animals.
  • Its need to be protected from pain, suffering and disease.

How do I claim ownership of my dog?

In determining proof of ownership, a judge will consider the following:

  1. Registration and license: The most likely document to be recognized by the court is the initial registration required for the majority of household pets.
  2. Veterinary records: The court may also consider veterinary medical records.