But according to the head of the CSPCA, Toula Poyiadji, such a service, tasked with animal welfare under the state vet services, already exists and has been operating since 1994 with staff costing the taxpayer several thousands of euros each month.
She added that the CSPCA has already submitted suggestions that do not require funds, but could bring in thousands of euros to the state coffers each month.
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact the CSPCA
on 021 451 5534 or Togher Garda station on 021 494 7120.
When the CSPCA discovered the deal they approached university officials to check the kennels were adequate for the dogs.
The CSPCA is also angry that a qualified vet is not in charge of the dogs' daily welfare, as required by EU law.
In an announcement, the CSPCA criticised the government for not enforcing mircochipping of dogs, obligatory since 2002.
"Stray dogs are victims of irresponsible compatriots of ours who avoid putting microchips on their dogs so that they can abandon them when they are sick of them or when they want to get a different breed," the CSPCA said.
The CSPCA's leaflet actually encourages dog owners to muzzle their dogs.
"Putting a muzzle on your dog is not abuse and if owners simply slowly increase the time that they have it on their dog, they'll get used to it," said the CSPCA's Toulla Poyiadji.
THE CYPRUS Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (CSPCA) is calling on the public and state alike to ensure animals' rights are being protected, as World Animal Day is celebrated tomorrow.
"Animals have rights and humans have a duty to respect them," the CSPCA announced.
Inspector Ted O'Connor told Carrigaline District Court how the wounds were so bad the creature's legs would eventually have fallen off.