Alagu Jayabalan, who is the Congress party’s floor leader in the council, said, “The rising stray dog menace is an important issue in our city that needs to be addressed immediately.
A petitioner argued that authorities were not taking any action and sought protection for 67 stray dogs whom she claimed to foster.
Doctors at the hospital observed that both eardrums of the victim were damaged in the attack, the police said.
Dogs from suburbs are complicating the issue, the veterinarian pointed out and said action will be taken to control the problem.
A case has been registered against Veerababu and others under Sections 428 and 429 of the IPC and Section 11 (L) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
The doctors had to remove the eye and the dog is recuperating in our shelter right now.
Among the 2 lakh exposures, almost 85% needed immunoglobulins which makes present style of management costly.
M B Rajesh said that the dog menace can be ended through scientific means alone.
Three women security guards and a peon of Berhampur University were placed under suspension on Friday for allegedly torturing stray dogs on the campus.
Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust proposes tried-and-tested modus operandi to curb the stray dog menace in the state
None of the local bodies has set up facilities .AWB members allege unscientific disposal of carcass .Kerala has around 9 lakh pets and 2.8 lakh stray dogs
The government stated that it had conducted detailed discussions regarding the control of stray dog bites and prevention of bite victims getting infected by rabies.
A dog menace mitigation measure by the Haliyal Municipality has sparked anger among animal and dog lovers, as hundreds of stray dogs were released into the nearby Yellapur forest.
The four states with the highest incidents of street dog bites are Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Gujarat. Kerala doesn’t even figure in the top 10 in the number of dog bites...
Meanwhile, tour operators and guides are ensuring extra care for tourists visiting the state.
Over the past three years, several attempts by the corporation to revive the slaughterhouse have come to a nought after initial enthusiasm.
To discuss the possibilities of a stray dog-free Kerala, a group of activists convened a meeting in the wake of rising cases of dog bites in the state.
The CM said the anti-rabies vaccines given through the government hospitals have met the quality standards.
The court directed the government to ensure that the hospitals concerned get an adequate stock of medicines required for such treatment.
It has assigned 78 veterinary doctors for the vaccination drive which will start on September 20.