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Mauritius: Vast capture campaign of stray dogs on beaches of the island




The Ministry of Environment of Mauritius began launching at the end of last week a huge capture campaign of stray dogs that roaming about countryside on the outskirts the beaches of the island. A government policy that wants to save the tourism image of the country.
 
Once the dogs caught, their owners have three days to come forward before euthanasia is performed for the sickest animals. Those found in better health are directed to shelters where they can subsequently be adopted by new owners.
 
According to latest figures, Mauritius would count some 120,000 stray dogs.



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