Stray Animals: Erdogan Debate Grows; Shelters or streets?

Source, Bagcilar Municipality website

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Bağcılar Municipality veterinarians say stray animals are returned to where they were taken after their treatment is complete.

in Gaziantep four Asiye Ates, one yearLast week attack by two pitbull dogsHe was seriously injured after the heat. President Recep Tayyip ErdoganSaturday in Gaziantep in his speech stray animals made call, lively discussion started.

While discussions continued, the Ministry of Environment, Urbanism and Climate Change on Monday sent a circular to 81 provincial governorates on stray animals, and the inspection of American Pitbull Terrier, Dogo Argentino, Fila Brasilerio , Japanese Tosa, American Staffordshire Terrier and American Bully Dogs by municipalities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. on request.

In the 17-point circular, it was requested that unclaimed animals be confiscated in cooperation with relevant units and law enforcement, and be taken to animal shelters by municipalities, rehabilitated and kept in retirement homes.

After Erdogan reiterated his call to local governments last week to make shelters their place for stray animals, the hashtag #StreetHayvanlarıHahipsizDeğildir, backed by thousands on social media, remained high on the agenda for a long time. .

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