TULUM, Q. Roo.- With about 200 sterilizations monthly, the civil association Society for the protection of Animals, aims to reduce the proliferation of dogs and cats in the city. Need for greater awareness among the population to achieve it, says Lina Sheet Sepulveda, the leader of that agency.
What is important is that the stakeholders that comprise the Committee of Animal Welfare are taking action on the issue and are acting, he said, at the same time the civil associations are doing their part.
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Although there is not a center where they house the animals on the street, sick and can pose a danger to the population by the transmission of diseases, it is important to create awareness of the situation among the population, added the interviewee.
In seven years he had not seen that the town Council has an interest in acting on the issue and now there is this opening, considered.
This first step is very hilly, but all have the interest to participate and contribute to the goals that you must complete this citizens committee for animal welfare, said.
There is the legal basis, the municipality accepts its obligations and assumes the capabilities with which account, abounded. And it is spreading to the community in an orderly way can be reached to meet the goals.
He said that there is no intent to punish poverty, but if you spread the responsibilities of animal owners and their obligations to go by opening awareness in the issues of punishment involving the ill treatment and forms of animal abuse that the law fixed.
Along with this, the association at its expense, is committing itself to carry out each month 200 sterilizations and those who do not reach to cover the cost, they can provide materials, surgical and healing to be able to continue carrying out this work.
The different civil organizations have been contributing each his own to reduce the fauna street, both dogs and cats, and trying to create awareness among the population to contribute to a lower number of animals in the streets.