Highest number of stray bite incidents and deaths in Thiruvananthapuram; projects announced by local self-govt bodies fail to deliver
According to sources, the incident occurred on September 4 and came to light last Wednesday.
In the case of Thrikkakkara municipality where a massacre of community dogs has taken place, there was no data available on how many dogs were subjected to the ABC programme and the expenses incurred
Working relentlessly in the parvovirus outbreak since June, vets at Besant Memorial Animal Dispensary have saved more than 700 strays through an active vaccination drive
A local veterinary doctor and Gram Panchayat personnel exhumed the bodies for post-mortem.
The court directed the Thrikkakkara municipality to ensure that no such incident takes place within the territorial limits of it in the future and to put in place suitable machinery for that purpose.
ABC programme by Kudumbashree affected as High Court orders suspension of funds, say officials
The Animal Birth Control project launched by the corporation to reduce the population of stray dogs is almost defunct now due to the unavailability of veterinary doctors.
While some mistreat animals in times of strife, animal rescue organisation PAWS feeds hundreds of dogs daily, reports Gopika Varrier
The issue pertains to a plea moved by an animal activist VE Shiva praying for a direction to the State government to feed the stray animals, which are starving due to the pandemic.
Stray dogs have been attacking both pedestrians and bicycle riders wearing a mask.
It appears that the fear of Covid-19 has escalated to a state of paranoia in some residents of Banjara Hills.
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.
“On the first day of the complete lockdown, we provided food to about 350 stray dogs in several localities in Gudiyatham and Pernambut in Vellore district,” said Sugumar