Regulations on possession of pet animals in Ajman

Ajman: Chairman of Ajman Municipality ‘&’ Planning Department Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi has issued local resolution no. 4 on regulating possession of domestic pet animals like cats and dogs.

According to the resolution, it shall be illegal to possess a pet animal in the emirate of Ajman without obtaining a license from the Department’s Administration of Public Health and Environment, which is granted after furnishing all required documents.

Under the resolution, owners of pet animals shall ensure that animals are kept in a villa house with a yard. It is prohibited to keep a pet animal in an apartment. Owners are also prohibited from taking their pet animals to shopping malls, public places, public parks, restaurants, coffee shops, cinemas and public transport buses.