Lombardy: Each abandonned pet cost 1.500 euro per year

The Veterinarians  Association of Milan  launches an anti-abandonment appeal. This social problem costs the public kennels of Lombardy around 6 million euro per year. The Lombardy Region receives in  around 4000 animals, dogs and cats, per year in the public shelters, at an estimated cost of € 1,500. The data was released last monday by the Order of Veterinarians of Milan , in a appeal to citizens to stop the abandonment of animals, a crime punishable under criminal law which is still among the main causes of stray dogs, not only in Lombardy. (Italian)



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