Almost twenty dogs and fifteen puppies are waiting for a forever family at the Yaiza Animal Shelter. The Yaiza Ayuntamiento, in collaboration with Doggys del Sur, held an open day last Thursday to show the work that they do and raise awareness about animal ownership and welfare.
Seven dogs attended the event and were taken on a special walk through Yaiza where they were petted by residents and visitors.
After the walk, Yaiza Councillor, Águeda Cedrés, and Mayte Pozo, presented Yaiza’s new publication on animal welfare “to publicise the daily work done by the Ayuntamiento’s animal protection and the protocol to follow when you find a lost or abandoned animal.”
The publication titled “La mejor amiga del mundo. Miel” (The best friend in the world. Miel) which stars a podenco that is abandoned which “aims to raise awareness about the work done but also the care they need”, stated Mayte, who added that “we wanted to denounce the problem of animal abandonment with hunting dogs.”
“La major amiga del mundo. Miel” can be found in digital format on the Ayuntamiento’s website (www.yaiza.es) from January. “It is a publication that will be available to everyone, and the idea is to make a wider dissemination of it next year in conferences and visits to schools,” Cedrés stated.
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