The City Council of marbella has started to undertake the project of renovation of the headquarters of the Triple A animal shelter, which is scheduled to end within a year and will increase the area to almost 2,000 square meters, as announced on Friday by the mayor, Ángeles Muñoz.
This was highlighted by the councilor in a visit she made today to the works together with the Councilor for Works, Diego López, and the Director General of Health, Lisandro Vieytes, where she pointed out that “we were very aware of the importance of modernizing and upgrading these dependencies because our goal is ensure animal welfare and that the reference association in this field has all the necessary resources”.
Muñoz has specified that “it is a major project that we have been developing for more than two years and that it is highly complex due to the nature of the soil” and has underlined that “it will give response to the demands that the entity has transferred to uswith which we are designing the equipment in absolute consensus”.
The mayor has indicated that “in a first phase we carried out the actions in sanitation and supply of water, which was carried out in collaboration with Hidralia in response to the environmental requirements of Seprona” and recalled that “due to the duration of the project, a provisional space has been set up in the surroundings of the logistics pavilion of Operational Services to which the 500 animals that are being cared for at the moment have been transferred”.
Also, it has been advanced that the new headquarters “will be able to serve 700 pets, notably increasing the capacity of the association” and has specified that it will have 70 modular boxes for dogs and cats and a closed surface, of 610 square meters, and another open, of 956 square meters.
There will also be 21 modules for other usesan area for dogs in which they will be differentiated between large and small, and which will have a veterinary room with an operating room and a recovery and washing space, as well as training areas, kennels and warehousesas well as a similar space for cats, with a quarantine area for sick animals and another for recreation, with a central part for events.
For her part, the president of Triple A, Elise Dunweber, stated that “the launch of this project makes us very happybecause the association has been taking in abandoned animals in Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara for three decades and it was essential to have some perfectly conditioned facilities” and highlighted “the magnificent collaboration with the City Council”.