pets | Your dog’s travel requirements by train and subway
When it comes to owning a pet, a series of factors must be taken into consideration, such as its presence on public transportation. In recent years, the Community of Madrid and authorized dogs to enter the subway and the suburbs, As long as it meets a series of requirements.
When can your pet enter the subway?
Your pet will be allowed access if it is young and is being transported on a range a pot So as not to disturb other travellers. Also, they will be allowed Guide dogs For the blind because they act as assistants to the person and they have to wear a jacket that distinguishes them.
As for normal entry with dogs, it is allowed as long as: they selectedDo not exceed one person and do not occupy any seatHe carries belt Or muzzle and above all, do not cause Do not disturb for any traveler.
When can your pet enter the train?
The dogs that can get to the train without problems are the ones with a weight 10 kilograms or less. The basic requirements are to be restricted and controlled by the owner and selected With a chip they can always access except in these time slots: between 7:00 am and 9:30 am, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and also between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm on weekdays. On the other hand, during weekends, holidays and summer days they can travel by metro and train without any inconvenience.
The importance of caring for your pet
Since January 1, pets are part of the family and are considered by law to be another member. From now on, animals are already protected by law so that they cannot be mistreated and people who want to have one are responsible and have to take responsibility for it. There are many questions and answers about pets, from vaccinations to care or how to keep them happy.
Dogs and cats are some of the most common animals that are usually kept at home in Spain. The law now requires testing before owning a pet, a test to prove you qualify for it, Although there is a limit that you can keep in the house and cannot be chained to the balcony or patio for a long time because it can result in a fine of up to €50,000.
Pet health is one of biggest concerns That there is at home, do not suffer or suffer from pain. through behavior It tells you their state of mind, but you also need to know what the law says when traveling on planes, public transport or how to transport them in the car to comply with DGT regulations and not be fined.