Zarqa Governorate conducting study on housing stray dogs on 35 dunums

stray dogs on ladder
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AMMAN — Zarqa Governor Hassan Al-Jabour announced on Monday a study on allocating a 35-dunum plot of land to house stray dogs, Khaberni reported.اضافة اعلان

The study will be subject to continuous evaluation for a period of 90 days to measure its impact, Jabour added.

The governor made the announcement while chairing a special meeting attended by the Zarqa directors of health, environment, Awqaf, and agriculture and the head of the governorate’s environmental police department to discuss solving the problem of stray dogs.

Feeding stray dogsAll relevant parties are working together to quickly resolve the problem, Jabour said, expressing appreciation for an idea proposed by Care Association for Animal Welfare and the Environment to feed the stray dogs to reduce their negative impact on society.

The head of the Zarqa Chamber of Commerce, Hussein Shuraim, announced the commercial sector's support for any creative ideas that could contribute to addressing the phenomenon of stray dogs.

He affirmed the readiness of Zarqa restaurants to collect excess food every day, in cooperation with the association, to contribute to efforts to resolve the issue.

For his part, the head of the association, Dr Ahmed Al-Tamimi, said that the idea is based on the concept that feeding animals reduces their aggressive behaviors. The success of this endeavor, he said, will depend on concerted efforts of the public and private sectors.

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