New Puerto Vallarta police unit dedicated to protecting animals

Puerto Vallarta has trained eight police officers in animal protection and abuse to organize a new unit dedicated to protecting animals in the city.

The unit’s objective is to respond to animal abuse reports and rescue animals of abuse and neglect. The new unit was formed by the city of Puerto Vallarta and is recognized as part of the police force.

Last year Puerto Vallarta attended the International Animal Welfare Forum. The forum addressed topics such as policy gaps to ensure the welfare of animals, the social effects of animal abuse, and the role of civil society in the . . .

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