What bizarre pet laws are there across the globe?

pet laws

Around the world we all live our animals. But, around the world there also exist some very strange and poorly reasoned laws concerning animals, too:

The sound of silence

In North Brook, Illinois, dogs are not allowed to bark for any longer than fifteen minutes and in Little Rock, Arkansas, Dogs are not allowed to bark after 6pm. It would be interesting to know how exactly the authorities expected owners to prevent this.

No pig shall be named Napoleon

This law is specific to France and makes a bit more sense than some of the others. It is meant to stop people from defaming the name of Napoleon Bonaparte. Apparently even naming a fictional pig after Napoleon is illegal, which is why the charming tale Animal Farm was banned in France. When the ban was lifted Napoleon’s name was changed to Caesar, although all of the thematic links to the … Read More

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