On Wednesday, several people were attacked by a stray dog in the district, triggering fear among pedestrians and residents.
The petitioner before court was lawyer Rahul Mohod who claimed to have adopted several street dogs in the last five years, five of whom "could not survive due to poor medicare system in Delhi".
Justice J R Midha observed that in exercising this right, care and caution is must to ensure that no nuisance, harm or harassment is caused to others.
Archie Sen also arranges vaccination and deworming facilities for the canines.
Restrictions to contain the spread of virus has left street dogs vulnerable, more so in the soaring heat in the city.
The lockdown brings in its wake hunger pangs not only for the people, but also street dogs.