Advocacy for public discussion and forums involving legislative authorities in the city (Council of Medellin and the Legislative Assembly of the province of Antioquia) in animal issues
Comunication and Media
Promoting public debates in topics of animal rights by writing more than 600 articles in local press.
Massive sterilization campaigns
Claiming for legal actions under the Colombian Constitution (2001)
In order to make the local authorities responsible for animal wellness (construction of the first Municipal Animal Refugee)
In most of the Colombian cities there is an important amount of stray and abandoned dogs that represent a real risk for human health and environmental conditions.
Uncontrolled reproduction of domestic animals
The growth in population rates (overpopulation)
The noise generated by packs of stray dogs
Those problems require control and real solutions
To maintain the equilibrium between sanitary measures and environmental conditions, it is necessary to build ethical strategies in order to deal with the problem.
Evaluation, treatment, intervention, sterilization and euthanasia when it could be necessary for humanitarian reasons.
Educate and make the community aware of responsible pet reproduction and tenancy
The Animal Protection Society have defied this challenge by its own means solving partially the problem
In 1992 the APS opened a popular veterinary hospital of easy access to communities of Medellin, bringing solutions for people of low incomes.
The enormous necessities of such communities exceed our equipment, economic conditions and locations.
Being conscious of the risks associated with this problem for human health and environment, our organization an its long experience is designing an accurate solution for the city of Medellin and its metropolitan area
CAMPAIGN FOR PREVENTION AND CARE OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS IN THE CITY OF MEDELLIN
Time of execution: 2009
The advantages of prevention and care
General objective of our project:
Benefits of our project
Index diminution of:
All of above in order to facilitate harmonic relations between humans and domestic animals
Getting envolved and making the difference in Medellin