BANGALORE: ‘The Great Indian Dog Show’ is held on April 15 at Government Veterinary Hospital campus. Roshan Baig, MLA, Shivajinagar Constituency, Dinesh Gundu Rao, MLA and Shankarlinge Gowda, BBMP Commissioner will be present at the event.
The dog show is organised by a team of Indian dog enthusiasts in collaboration with Sarvodaya Sevabhavi Samstha.
The dog show promises to host various fun activities for dogs which will be judged by Dr Chinny Krishna, Vice President, Animal Welfare Board of India, Dr Parvez Ahmed Piran, Joint Director of Department of Animal Welfare Board of India, Dr Madhav Rao Jinke, president of Sarvodaya Sevabhavi Samstha, Dr C Ansar Kamran, assistant professor at Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary College Hebbal and Dr Sheila Rao, trustee of CUPA. The show encourages the fellow citizens to stop the discrimination and welcome the Indian dog into homes and to spread awareness that these dogs are in no way inferior to other breed dogs.
The show also aims to instill pride in the hearts of Indian native dog owners and provide a platform for them to show off their dogs to the world. It also aims to promote adoptions of Indian native pups to loving homes and individuals who will give them a life of respect and love ‘The Indian Native Dog’.
It in addition aims to drive out the attitude where pets are still selected according to an outdated colonial-era ranking order which perceives anything foreign as superior to anything native.
The show will also have an adoption corner by ‘Let’s Live Together’ where you one adopt healthy Indian puppies. Also, every puppy adopted can avail free ARV vaccinations as well as free sterilisation and neutering services when the puppy reaches six months of age.