What duties do you have to your pet under Thai law? For example, what if you keep your dog indoors and don't give it enough food and water? Or let's say your cat is sick, you don't bother to take it to the vet and it dies? What if someone sees a dog on the street and kills it just for fun. Can he do that?
Concerning the last question, he can't. Section 381 of the Criminal Code says ''Whoever cruelly ill-treats or kills an animal with unnecessary suffering, shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding one month or fined not exceeding 1,000 baht or both.''
Section 382 of the Criminal Code provides the same penalty for overworking an animal or for using it in a manner to which it is not suited, for example if it's too old or young.
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