Is what you said Lidia Hernandez Moncada, of the Association for the protection of Animals in Puerto Madryn, (APAM), in dialogue with LU17.
Within the Program of responsible Pet ownership that drives the Municipality with the APAM, castrations mass in the barrios, have the goal of reducing the number of offspring that then end up on the streets.
Hernández Moncada added that they need to hire more veterinarians to perform more surgeries to reach 6 thousand animals per year, at a rate of 600 animals per month. In addition to managing a budget genuine to the area of Zoonoses City.
The cost of neuter 100 pets, including supplies and professional expenses, amounted to 50 thousand pesos.
It should be added that the problems of the dogs in the street is a recurrent theme in many cities of the country.
In Trevelin expanded the ordinance on responsible pet ownership accepting euthanasia in specific cases and considering the runaway dogs that attack the livestock as a “predator species”, enabling it to hunt.
In Ushuaia launched a comprehensive plan up to 2022 to reduce the number. There are 24 thousand dogs with chip identification and according to township officials, the majority of the street dogs have an owner, but not the claim.