New pet keeping rules in the Netherlands

Dominic Humphries djh at
Wed Jun 19 21:37:13 BST 2013

Excellent! Sensible policies for a happier Britain!

On Wed, 2013-06-19 at 20:15 +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:
> It appears that my esteemed government has changed the rules about about 
> which pets one might keep at home. Apart from all the usual suspects, it 
> appears one may keep a water buffalo but, crucially, one will *not* be 
> able to keep a camel. Apparently, camels are dirty, disease ridden 
> animals but water buffaloes (by definition) must be clean and 
> (contagious) disease free.
> Given the respective O'Reilly colophons ("MSCE Core Elective Exams in a 
> Nutshell" and er.. the Camel Book) what does this all mean?
> Dirk

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