Animal sterilization campaigns will intensify in 2018

Cuenca’s Animal Management Unit plans to expand its animal sterilization program in 2018, not only reaching more dogs but more outlying communities. Cuenca councilwoman Gabriela Brito is asking representatives of neighborhoods who would like to be included in the sterilization program to contact Animal Management to be put on this year’s schedule. In 2017, a total of 2,282 dogs were sterilized and the goal for 2018 has been expanded 18,000 dogs, says Marcia Pulla, of Peluditos Cuenca, which coordinates the city’s spay / neuter program. According to Pulla, more emphasis will placed this year on sterilizing street dogs, which she…

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