Cats and dogs are neglected for the past two months

Des chats et chiens sont négligés depuis deux mois

The owners of the salon are happy with their reopening announced for the 1st of June, but fear for the animals, whose care had been neglected for several weeks.

If dogs, such as labrador, have been able to easily pass through the containment, however, some breeds, like the poodle, the bichons and the goldendoodle, which require a higher level of care to avoid the skin problems.

“It is critical for several dogs, some of which are in need of hygiene care for two months,” says Martine Farley, the Centre canin Vallée du Richelieu, Saint-Basile-le-Grand.

Without care, some dogs may develop skin infections.

At the beginning of the month, some centres were able to receive emergency cases after discussions between the government and the two associations that represent them. A few days later, the Office of the premier of Quebec was once again forced their closure.

Redness on the skin

During this short period of time, a dozen dogs have been seen, some of whom had redness important on the skin.

In other cases, some owners have attempted to make themselves a mowing their beast.

At the beginning of the month, Martine Farley, the Centre canin Richelieu Valley, has received a couple of dogs in the emergency, some of whom were in great need of hygiene care.

“It may cause burns or cuts to the dog. One cannot just become a groomer, ” says Martine Farley, recalling that Quebec now has legislation is very clear on the well-being of the animals.

The veterinarian Catherine Therrien Bolullo said to have received a cat that had been cut by its owner, who had attempted to remove a mound of hair.

The owner of the veterinary Clinic Animalia, however, says that this is an isolated case. However, she received every day dozens of calls from clients who would like to make to make the claws of their pet.

“A lady has cried for 20 minutes on the phone because her cat was suffering. Everyone is desperate, ” she said.

It also hopes to be able to treat more cases of sick animals, not just emergencies.

Animals neglected

Same sound of bell on the side of the veterinary medical Association of Quebec.

“There may have been a bit of neglect. People will perhaps have waited a little longer to get medical care for their animal. A bit like we saw in humans, ” is concerned about the president, Michel Pépin.

It is estimated that the re-opening of the grooming is good news for the health of the animals.

“They will be able to detect problems with the ears, at the level of the belly, under the coat,” he said, indicating that skin problems are common in pets.

For Martine Farley, it was time that the government also think of animals. It also calls for the reopening of the centres of outdoor activities for dogs with measurements of distance.

“I do not understand that it opens the golf course, but as my amusement park must remain closed without a master to go there alone with his dog “, she says.

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