Makhachkala, 1 Martha. Trapping and temporary keeping of dogs in the capital of Dagestan is insufficiently funded. On the funds allocated from the budget, the municipal enterprise operating in the city can carry out work with only two thousand animals per year..
According to the director of MUP "Pitomets" Ruslan Ismailov, there are about six thousand dogs in Makhachkala. It is necessary to vaccinate them against rabies annually., however, funds are only enough for a third of this amount.
“Funding is carried out at an insufficient level. Today, according to the republican veterinary committee, there are about six to seven thousand dogs in the city, and funds are allocated only for two thousand ", - the head of the enterprise told reporters.
He added, that a set of events is being held in Pitomts, aimed at reducing animal aggression. At the same time, humane methods are used in the work..
"We 55 aviaries, and they are all overflowing. We are working on, to reduce the dog population, but do it in a humane way. For this we carry out sterilization, castration, vaccination against rabies and release them to their former habitat ", - noted Ismailov.
MUP "Pitomets" was created by the decision of the administration of Makhachkala. It is engaged in catching dogs with 2017 of the year.
FAN previously reported, that a pack of stray dogs in the capital of Dagestan killed a 9-year-old girl to death. The tragedy took place on one of the busiest avenues in the city.
Author: Gasan Hasanov