THE MAYOR VISITED THE SHELTER, WHERE THE ASSOCIATION IS HOME TO 140 DOGS
The Quartermaster Ricardo Sastre visited yesterday the shelter of the Protective Association of Animals of Puerto Madryn (APAM), along with authorities in the area of Government, the secretary Dart Petroli and the assistant secretary Harry Woodley.
The Chief Community highlighted the joint work that is carried out with such an institution that works for the well-being of pets and their collaboration in different actions. He also announced that, in order to increase the number of castrations per month, he joined a veterinarian, more to the campaigns neighborhood, while another will join the team of Veterinary and Zoonotic diseases from the 1st of August. “It is key to promote from the State actions that allow the participation of different entities, organisations and individuals because the key is to do it between all of us, whether that is a problem that must be of concern and occupy the whole of the society, held”.
Tailor toured the facilities of the shelter, located in the Industrial Fishing Park, which is home to more than 140 dogs approximately, where he was received by members of the Association who spoke on the work commitment and solidarity that carried on for a long time.
During his visit, the Mayor put a value on the permanent articulation between the Municipality and the non-profit entity. In this regard, she highlighted the different actions aimed to control the population of dogs and cats, the constant collaboration of the organization of solidarity in the campaigns of castration as well as the driven periodic by the Directorate of Veterinary and Zoonotic diseases, in the sector located in Paraguay 895, where it is also home to numerous pets.
In this connection, the Chief Community said: “it Is fundamental to promote from the State actions that allow the participation of different entities, organisations and individuals because the key is to do it between all of us, whether that is a problem that must be of concern and occupy the whole of society”.
In the neighborhoods
Then, he added that he made 400 castrations per month, which take place both at the premises of the Paraguay street 895 as in the different neighborhoods of the city according to the schedule drawn at the beginning of the year. About this, it is worth mentioning that, since the last in the neighborhood Of the Landing, were joined by another vet in order to increase the number of interventions.
In turn, Sastre announced that from 1 August they will incorporate professional to the Direction of Veterinary medicine and Zoonoses, who will serve full-time.
On the other hand, since the Commune is making progress in efforts to realize the arrival of the veterinarian Sebastian Fontanellaz, who along with an assistant, performed 100 castrations a day. The specialist, with vast experience in the subject, developed two training sessions, aimed at 15 people, and during which also carried out 200 interventions. This instance of further training for local professionals will then be able to address 50 daily practices.
Finally, it was agreed with the Protective Association to publish on the Municipality’s website and through their social networks, photographs of the dogs found in the shelter of the Industrial Fishing Park. In this way, such as spread months ago the images of those who were in the area of Veterinary medicine municipal, will be promoted in the community the adoption and responsible ownership.