- owners of pet animals,
- keepers of pet animals,
- other persons authorised to handle pet animals (persons carrying out or providing for the capture of stray animals and placement of the animals in animal shelters or quarantine stations).
Draft Implementing Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic on the details of the protection of pet animals, requirements for the capture of stray animals and requirements for quarantine stations and animal shelters
The draft Implementing Decree governs the details of the protection of pet animals, which are laid down in terms of both the general requirements and the specific requirements for individual animal species, including the requirements for the breeding establishments where the animals are bred or kept. Requirements are added in relation to the scope and content of record-keeping by persons breeding or keeping pet animals in a breeding establishment in substitute care. The requirements for breeding establishments used as animal assembly centres for forming consignments for the purposes of trade between Member States of the European Union or states which are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or export to a third country are laid down separately. In addition, the draft Implementing Decree lays down the details of the requirements for persons carrying out the capture of stray animals and placing the animals in quarantine stations and animal shelters, as well as the basic particulars to be included in the register of captured stray animals.