Ghaziabad residents will soon pay Rs 5000 to own pets

Ghaziabad residents who have a pet dog or are planning to own one may soon have to pay Rs 5,000 to keep their pet.

People staying in Ghaziabad may also have to pay a fine of Rs 500 if they fail to clean up after their dog. In a meeting on September 13, the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation passed proposals in connection with pet ownership as it asked its councillors to suggest ways to regulate it.

Delhi and Gurugram have already notified rules regarding pet ownership. The annual registration fee is Rs 500 in both Delhi and Gurugram.(ANI)