Large penalties, as well as imprisonment for up to 3 years for the murdering or mutilation of an animal have now become a part of Bulgaria’s penalty code. The Parliament has voted higher penalties for the organizing and taking part in animal fights, as well as sanctions for owners whose animals have caused physical harm to another person.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHANGES IN THE CODE (Bulgarian only)
We are very happy that Bulgaria has joined the civilized world in ruling animal cruelty is a crime. We hope to now have the police working on the cases of animal cruelty occurring in Bulgaria daily.