Mayor of Khorramabad: Veterinary medicine does not fulfill its duty in the discussion of sterilization / Deputy of Veterinary Medicine: We have no duty!

The mayor of Khorramabad, rejecting the claim of Lorestan Veterinary Health Deputy about not having a duty towards stray dogs, pointed out: according to the rules of procedure, the duty of the member departments of the working group to organize stray dogs is specified, and according to the rules, the sterilization of stray dogs is the responsibility of the veterinarian, who fulfills his obligations Unfortunately, Khorram Abad Municipality is taking the initiative to keep the dogs alive on its own.
Saeed Fatuhi, in an interview with daylinews reporter from Lorestan, referring to the reasons for the increase in the number of stray dogs in Khorramabad city, stated: births, migration of nomads and influx from villages to the city to find food, the reason for the increase in the number of dogs in the city They are in Khorramabad city, which has caused problems for the municipality.

He pointed to the 5-member unit for reviving stray dogs in Khorramabad municipality and added: This unit is working daily, which unfortunately has not been able to be as effective as it should be due to the high volume of work.

The mayor of Khorram Abad continued: According to the guidelines for reviving stray dogs, 14 related departments should help and accompany the municipality in this work, unfortunately, these departments do not fulfill their duties and obligations, and Khorram Abad municipality is alone in this area, we hope that these departments will come to work. Let’s solve this problem as soon as possible in Khorramabad city so that God forbid we don’t witness an unfortunate incident for our dear fellow citizens.

Fatuhi explained the measures taken by the municipality to deal with stray dogs in the coming days and stated: In order to speed up the collection of these dogs, we have signed a contract with a contractor, while we used to pay 50,000 tomans for each dog to be rescued alive, but this amount We increased it to 150,000 Tomans, which I hope will intensify the collection of stray dogs in the city of Khorramabad next week.

The mayor of Khorramabad, rejecting the claim of Lorestan Veterinary Health Deputy about not having a duty towards stray dogs, pointed out: according to the rules of procedure, the duty of the member departments of the working group to organize stray dogs is specified, and according to the rules, the sterilization of stray dogs is the responsibility of the veterinarian, who fulfills his obligations Unfortunately, Khorram Abad Municipality is taking the initiative to keep the dogs alive on its own.

In this visit, Ali Deliran, Deputy of Veterinary Health of Lorestan, referring to the organizing committee for stray dogs at three national, provincial and city levels, pointed out: At the national level, this organization is under the responsibility of the Ministry of Interior’s Deputy for Civil Affairs and the Organization of Municipalities and Villages, at the provincial level. The deputy civil service of the governorate and municipalities and at the county level, the governor and the municipality with the help of other related institutions should all work hand in hand to deal with this social problem.

He mentioned the reasons for the increase in the number of homeless dogs and added: These dogs give birth twice a year, giving birth to between 4 and 5 puppies per birth, and of course, feeding these dogs by citizens is one of the main reasons for the stray dogs in cities. Is.

Lorestan Veterinary Health Deputy explained the process of organizing stray dogs and stated: Stray dogs should be taken alive by the municipality and transferred to this place, then they should be screened and vaccinated, and sick dogs should be euthanized, after that these dogs should be sterilized and finally be handed over

Referring to other institutions related to the organization of stray dogs, Deliran said: The municipality should take advantage of the capacity of the University of Medical Sciences to supply medicine and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Lorestan University in the matter of sterilization.

Referring to the duties of the General Veterinary Department of Lorestan in the organizing committee for stray dogs, he clarified: Veterinary medicine has no role in sterilization and only disinfection, spraying and vaccination (rabies) of these dogs is the responsibility of veterinary medicine.

The Deputy Minister of Health continued: Khorram Abad municipality should sign a contract with a veterinary surgeon who can sterilize dogs, or set up the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Lorestan University, which can do this work for free or at a lower cost.


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