A percentage of adoptions approaching eighty percent (78,77 to be exact, with an increase of four percent compared to the previous year). This is the salient datum of 2006 activity within the trust area of ​​the Pollenzo kennel, since January 1st 2007 managed by the Ca.In. - Inter-municipal kennel, the new institution that groups together about forty Langhe and Roero civic administrations. During the year they were captured on the territory of the Ca.In. 331 dogs, of which eighty returned to their rightful owners after the sanitary observation carried out by ASL 18 veterinarians, while the pollentina facility's promotion area has seen two hundred and forty-eight new dogs, added to the fifty-eight present at the end of 2005. Of these, thirty-two females were sterilized and a total of two hundred and thirty strays found a new master. Thanks to the work of the foster care area, carried out in collaboration with the Alba-Bra section of the protectionist association Lida (Italian League of Animal Rights), only nine captured dogs are admitted to sheltered shelter kennels, structures that will also perform they are promotional activities so that man's best friends can find a family willing to welcome them. The Pollenzo kennel assignment area is open every day, including Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, from 9 to 12 and can be contacted by phone at 0172.478058 (email area.affidocanile@virgilio.it). (Rg)