On the World Animal Day, the foreign resident of our district have visited the Dog Care Center.
On the World Animal Day, the foreign residents of Alanya have visited Demirtaş Dog Care Center. The group of the foreigners was joined by Alanya Municipality veterinarian Yakup Mecek and Antalya Chamber of Veterinarians representative Kenan Ersoy.
Alanya Municipality veterinarian Yakup Mecek stated that The Dog Care Center was opened by Alanya Municipality in 1997 and that it is located on an area of 7 acres. He added that the Center, which capacity is 300 places, now shelters 280 dogs and is managed by 1 veterinarian, 3 workers, 1 person, whose job is to collect the dogs, and 2 volunteers. Mecek stated that every month average 25 dogs go to European countries, which majority goes to Germany.