Until recently, introducing a pet into public transport was unthinkable, but thanks to certain regulatory changes, some means of transport such as ship, train or bus allow the entry of pets. RENFE rail transport leader, began the service in 1998 and has since received a great reception from users. Facilisimo.com talked to the staff of this company for more information on conditions, prices and other details.
"The main condition to the granting of the purchase of a ticket for animals is the weight. What we demand is that, whether the animal in question, should weigh more than 6 kg . "said one member of this service. But once you have completed this and have purchased the ticket for the owner's responsibility is essential to not cause problems along the way.
Twelve years agoDecember 1998 is the date on which RENFE decided to admit animals in their transportation, by announcing in advance a number of conditions strictly mandatory. This new service which protects hundreds of Spanish families grew out of the Royal Decree approved on June 27, 1997 by the Prime Minister's Office, which sets the rules for the protection of animals during transport. The law would apply to "domestic pets or animals for bovine, goats, sheep, swine, poultry and poultry. It also supports to rabbits, birds, dogs, cats, other animals and cold-blooded vertebrates."
This document concerning rail transport, air, land and sea is addressed only to two situations: when given intra-Community trade and imports, provided that the duration of the trip does not exceed eight hours . Excluded from this decree to those injured or sick animals, when in transit can aggravate the situation by not being able to see a specialist, who will be destined for scientific experiments.