Why is it forbidden to kill tigers?

1.

to demand services from an animal, except in emergencies, which it is obviously unable to cope with due to its condition or which obviously exceed its strength

1a.

to demand performance from an animal that has been subjected to interventions and treatments that conceal a physical condition that is impairing performance, which it is unable to cope with due to its physical condition,

1b.

to use measures on an animal during training or at sporting competitions or similar events that are associated with considerable pain, suffering or damage and that can affect the performance of animals, as well as on an animal at sporting competitions or similar events,

2.

to sell or acquire a frail, sick, aborted or old animal that is kept in the house, in business or in any other way in human care, for which continued life is associated with unrecoverable pain or suffering, for a purpose other than immediate painless killing; this does not apply to the direct delivery of a sick animal to a person or facility that has obtained a permit in accordance with Section 8 (1) sentence 1 and, if it is a vertebrate animal, if necessary, a permit in accordance with the provisions that are based on Section 9 (3) Numbers 1 and 2 have been issued, has been issued for experiments on such animals,

3.

to abandon an animal that is kept in the house, business or otherwise in human care or to leave it behind in order to get rid of it or to evade the obligation to keep or care for it,

4.

to release or resettle a bred or reared animal of a wild species that is not prepared for the appropriate food intake necessary for survival in the intended habitat and is not adapted to the climate; the regulations of hunting law and nature conservation law remain unaffected,

5.

to educate or train an animal if this involves considerable pain, suffering or damage for the animal,

6.

to use an animal for a film recording, exhibition, advertisement or similar event, provided that pain, suffering or harm are associated with the animal,

7.

to train or test an animal for sharpness on another living animal,

8.

to chase an animal at another animal, unless this is required by the principles of grazing-friendly hunting,

8a.
to train or train an animal to behave in such an aggressive manner that such behavior is possible
a)

leads to pain, suffering or harm in himself or

b)

in the context of any kind of contact with conspecifics leads to pain or avoidable suffering or damage in himself or a conspecific, or

c)

Permits his posture only under conditions that lead to pain or avoidable suffering or harm,

9.

to feed an animal by force, unless this is necessary for health reasons,

10.

to feed an animal that causes considerable pain, suffering or harm to the animal,

11.

to use a device that significantly restricts the species-appropriate behavior of an animal, in particular its movement, through the direct action of electricity or forces it to move and thereby causes the animal significant pain, suffering or damage, unless this is permitted under federal or state regulations ,

12.

to advertise an animal as a prize or reward in a competition, raffle, prize draw or similar event,

13.

to use an animal for one's own sexual activities or to train it or make it available for sexual activities of third parties and thereby force it to behave in a manner contrary to the species

Sentence 1 number 12 does not apply if the animal is advertised at an event referred to in sentence 1 number 12, at which it can be expected that the participants of the event will be able to ensure compliance with the requirements of Section 2 if they win as future animal keepers.