The bill would legalize the hunting of dogs in rural areas and would undoubtedly mean death to many dogs, both feral and owned.
Unrest in Chile is endangering many of its 253,000 stray dogs. Volunteers are transporting and sheltering the most vulnerable dogs when protests are most intense.
An investigation has uncovered cruelty towards dogs used for sledding activities at a hotel in the Chilean Andes. A breed inappropriate for the climate is being used, and the dogs are left chained up out in the cold in poor health.
A campaign led by Chilean veterinarians has made progress towards a total ban on dog racing, based on the inherent cruelty involved and the fact that dog racing does not qualify as a sport.
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