This is a file that has been running for years with reports from several animal protection associations, also from the neighborhood. 1uh last March, 37 Savoy shepherds were recovered from a breeder, based on the heights of Samoëns, after an investigation carried out by the gendarmerie of Taninges and the Departmental Directorate for the Protection of Populations (DDPP).
The animals were seized by the association Animaux Secours refuge de l’espoir d’Arthaz, mandated to intervene, with the support of the canine brigade of the Haute-Savoie firefighters. An intervention that was carried out in difficult conditions, in a mountain site with still snow and a pack of wild dogs to catch.
Animals on their own
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