Many people cannot bear the cost of treating their pets. Protective associations continue to receive sick animals because owners cannot afford high veterinary expenses. The project ‘SOS Veterinary Assistance’ born in Gijón in order to lend free assistance to dogs and cats of those who have fewer resources.
It covers consultations, diagnostic tests or non-preventive surgical interventions. The most expensive of the possession of a companion animal, the occasions in which they have a medical condition or health problem. Initiative promoted by the clinic of Javier Bedmar, located in Montevil.
« The crisis left many people on the road with animals and we live every day that animals have a presence, a social function that makes them very important, especially in older people « , says this professional whose assistance can benefit from social salary and non-contributory pensions.
It is required that dogs be identified with their microchip and passport.