Having a pet is a long-term responsibility. A dog or a cat can live for 12, 15 or more years, and first, you must be sure that you can take on all the duties and obligations that having it entails.
IRRESPONSIBLE OWNERSHIP: MAIN CAUSE OF ABANDONMENT.
Besides fulfilling obligations like the census, identification, and putting a collar on it with an identification disc, you will have to be in charge of:
IF YOU DECIDE TO ACCEPT THIS RESPONSIBILITY, OFFER YOUR HOME TO AN ANIMAL IN A SHELTER
CONSEQUENCES OF ABANDONMENT: AN ETHICAL AND SOCIAL PROBLEM
According to different estimates in Spain more than 100,000 animals (cats and dogs) are abandoned every year. Added to the physical and psychological trauma each of these animals suffer, is the economic cost and the problem that affects and harms society in different ways, forcing a number of people or groups that are sensitive to the problem, to spend their time, efforts, or economy trying to alleviate the problem, caused by the lack of responsibility of a segment of society.
PREVENT THE CAUSES TO AVOID THE CONSEQUENCESAs
the main cause of the problem, it is necessary that immediate compliance with the laws in force is carried out, counting on the essential interest and implication of the public institutions that are competent in matters in areas like:
WHAT CAN YOU DO