Cuencana Brigades to protect pets

To combat the overpopulation of pets, the Animal Love Family Foundation (FAAN) and the Animal Protection Bureau of Cuenca have created “Barriales Brigadas de Protección Animal”. This innovative plan consists of forming teams of three people in each neighborhood who create a registry of stray animals and coordinate a sterilization campaign carried out by the Environmental Management Commission (CGA) of the municipality. The volunteers will also build wooden shelters for the dogs in the neighborhoods and will find neighbors to sponsor them. “All participants will be trained in the responsibilities of pet ownership,” said Gabriela Brito, councilor and head of…

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