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Centro Carlos Paredes, in São Marcos, will host the Animal Adoption Fair, on November 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, with free admission.
The initiative promoted by the Municipality of Sintra has the support of the Union of Parishes Cacém São Marcos and aims to raise awareness of the conscious adoption of pets. This activity will count on the collaboration of several associations that will promote information and animal adoption spaces. Throughout the day, there will be many activities to raise awareness for young people in order to respect animals and recognize their importance in the ecosystem and in society.
Participating in this activity are the Association ANIMALIFE, Association of Street Animals, APCA – Association for the Protection of Abandoned Dogs, Association Bigodes Fofos, Association Patinhas Catitas, Association Patas Errantes, Association Patudos Felizes, NAAAS Sintra – Nucleus of Support to Abandoned Animals of Sintra and UPPA – Union for the Protection of Animals.
The Municipality of Sintra has been developing policies to promote animal welfare, especially with regard to animals taken in by the Official Animal Collection Center of Sintra.