ALERT for dog-owners:
‘A several dogs have been poisoned in recent days in the gardens of Abbey of La Cambre (Ixelles, Brussels). My colleagues at SOS Vétérinaire confirm this information. They have been called several times for dogs, walked in these gardens. The animals exhibited ptyalism, vomiting or convulsions,” – said veterinarian Laurence de Meester, who is also a member of Council for animal welfare.
Belgium is a home to one and a half million dogs. Every third family in Belgium owns a dog, with German shepard being the most popular pet, however the population of chihuahua has grown rapidly in recent years. There are already 16 official breeders of this canine race in high demand.
Belgium national newspaper La Libre issued an alert.