Soup Kitchens for Street Animals

Soup Kitchens for Street Animals

ComeDog (Food for Dogs) is a program that provides food and water for street dogs and cats through public dispensers in Mexico. The program arrived in Mexico last year, and now has a presence in several states.

The 1.2-meter-high galvanized metal containers hold up to 22 kilograms of food and four liters of water. Animals that use the dispensers would become possible candidates for sterilization and adoption.

The ComeDog organization can be reached through its Facebook page and its website.

Which Lakeside animal charity will be the first to sponsor this program—maybe in conjunction with local government? The Lake Chapala Reporter will gladly assist with publicity and fundraisers.

Source: Regeneración (sp)

 
Lakeside Friends of the Animals A.C. – Financials

Lakeside Friends of the Animals A.C. – Financials

The president of this non-profit organization, Susan Hillis, has declined to provide the Lake Chapala Reporter with financial records at this time. She said that the organization’s accountant of seven years has recently been found to have embezzled a significant amount of money, going back even to the previous administration. A new accountant has been…

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Lawsuit: Purina Beneful Dog Food is Killing Dogs

Lawsuit: Purina Beneful Dog Food is Killing Dogs

A man in California has filed a class action lawsuit against Nestle Purina PetCare Co., claiming that the company’s dry dog food Beneful (which is available widely in the Lake Chapala area) has caused serious illness and death to thousands of dogs, including three of his own. The company makes eight different mixes of dog…

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Operación AMOR: Making a Difference

Operación AMOR: Making a Difference

Amor2When people first move lakeside, one of the first things that they often comment on is the issue of dogs and cats running loose in various states of health. It is a real problem. In fact, the statistics are staggering. Taking one unsprayed female cat, her mate, and all of her offspring (two litters per year and assuming 2.8 kittens per litter survive), in eight years, there will be 2,072,514 cats. By simply spaying and neutering one male and one female cat, more than 2,000 unwanted births can be prevented in just four years, and more than 2 million in 8.

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