These are the prohibited pets in Spain

The Council of Ministers of the Government of Spain updated the list of invasive alien species, as well as the list of animals allowed as pets and those that are prohibited. In the same way, there are also a series of new obligations for pet owners in relation to the new animal law… This usually applies to dogs and cats, the two most frequent pets. However, there are people with different tastes who want to have other types of pets. Therefore, here we tell you which pets are currently not allowed.

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Sea urchin

hedgehogs are small mammals covered with spikes; They belong to the Eulipotyphla order, although they were formerly considered to be of the Insectivorous order, now obsolete. We must know that it is not legal to have a sea ​​urchin in Spainnor any hybrid, of the following species included in the Spanish Catalog of Invasive Alien Species.

Sea urchin

vietnamese pig

The vietnamese pigs They are animals that are becoming more and more part of the group of pets at home. However, they are not allowed. It is believed to have originated in the province of Nam Định from Vietnam, in the delta of the Red River. However, they are prohibited because their abandonment causes them to mix with wild boars, which causes overpopulation.

vietnamese pig

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peninsular tortoise

This species of tortoise is not allowed, because although they are easy to care for, the dropout rate she’s very tall. It is a type of freshwater turtle that is not native to Spain, but to the United States. However, there were many here, although they are no longer allowed because they would compete with the tortoises that are part of the peninsular ecosystem.

peninsular tortoise

Argentine parrot

The Argentine Parrot is a species of psittaciform bird in the Psittacidae family. It measures 30 cm long and weighs 140 g on average. It is characterized by its light green color, more grayish towards the chest. It has a horn-colored beak and grayish legs. They are very common, but can lead to overpopulation.

Argentine parrot

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lovebirds

Agapornis is a genus of psittaciform birds in the family Psittacidae, whose members are native to Africa. They are commonly known as inseparable. Are small parrotsshort-tailed and highly colorful. The size of the nine species is between 13 to 16 cm.

Lovebirds are prohibited because the increase in numbers as pets can cause playback problems that can lead to it becoming endangered due to its “rare” reproductive mixes.

lovebirds

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