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Dubai Police Clarify: Walking Your Animal Is Prohibited In “All Cases”

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Will You Get Fined For Talking Your Pet For A Walk?

The new rules regarding mandatory the movement permit are in and residents are reminded to stay off the streets except in case of ABSOLUTE NECESSITY.

Dubai Media Office reported: If you don’t work in vital sectors, you can leave your house for the following reasons only: 1) essentials like food or medicine 2) any medical assistance 3) getting a COVID-19 test. That’s it.

However, a question mark still over pet-parents; are you permitted to take your pet on a short walk? What if your pet needs the loo? A resident reached out to Dubai Police on Twitter and they responded with two tweets to clarify: Walking your animal is prohibited in all cases, animals should be allowed to relieve themselves.

A resident reached out to Dubai Police on Twitter for confirmation

Dubai Police responded: Walking is prohibited in all cases

They added: Animals should be taken out to relieve themselves

IF your pet needs the loo out-of-doors, you are permitted to be outside the front of your residence for ten minutes max

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Dubai has laid out all the reasons you CAN leave your home, and walking your dog is not one of them

There’s also a list of people exempt from the 24 lockdown

A dog owner found out as much from Dubai Police in the last number of days

A dog owner contacted Lovin looking for clarification after they were stopped by Dubai Police mid-dog-walk this week. Dubai Police informed the resident they could get a fine of AED5,000 for walking their dog.

In this case, the resident was not fined.

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