I think we will stay next week, we are seeing up to 40 animals here”; Alfonso Sánchez Sandoval in the module located in Pradera Dorada subdivision
Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- Dozens of dogs and cats, of all colors and sizes, gathered at the Genaro Estrada soccer field, in the Pradera Dorada subdivision, on the occasion of the annual free sterilization campaign for these pets.
The Municipal Medical Services Veterinary Unit of the City Council arrived at the Pradera Dorada subdivision, where they originally would stop for a matter of a few days, however, Alfonso Sánchez Sandoval, Director of Municipal Medical Service, assured that due to the enormous response, the service will continue for one more week.
“As I am seeing, I think we will stay next week, we are seeing up to 40 animals here,” he mentioned.
For his part, one of the veterinarians in charge of the campaign, José Porfirio Osorio, stressed the importance of the free care unit, since compared to previous years there has been a greater response.
“Now we have a tremendous response, in Villa Galaxia it was tremendous, it is giving evidence that people are beginning to become aware that the truck has credibility,” he said.
Among the services offered is the sterilization of dogs and cats, as well as vaccines and deworming against fleas, ticks, and internal parasites, however, the maximum daily number allowed for sterilization will be 15 pets.
“We are deworming for fleas and ticks and internal parasites. With the support of the Secretary of Health and the Department of Rabies Vaccine, they are sending us a support element for the rabies vaccine, we do sterilization surgeries for dogs and cats.
All the procedures we do here are free of charge, here we do not receive my tips to avoid misinterpreting this service “, said Porfirio Osorio
“We cannot perform more than fifteen surgeries, we start at 8 and finish at 1, the surgeon non-stop releases his instruments with ten minutes to one o’clock, we have thirty minutes to eat and we do not take them to continue supporting,” he added.