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Stay safe around dogs: Dog’s communicate through their body language and postures

Know & stay safe around your dog: Dog Postures. The file can be viewed, downloaded & printed from here

The times they are-a-changing: Tibetan culture & belief system starts adapting to the reality of animal birth control (ABC)

Article by Eileen Weintraub (Help Animals India) Seattle, WA USA It was 30 years ago in the USA when (usually) the wives of the immigrant Tibetan families would ask me to sneak the pets that they had for spay/neuter (as the husbands were not in favor of it).   Apparently in the Buddhist scriptures it […]

Wishing more walls for Irene Muschel’s ABC of education: Her mural’s are spreading the word in New York, in a new way

Irene Muschel, a New York based animal rights activist has something important to say. And she has a fantastic way of saying it. She uses large murals that cover the whole building! Irene started putting up murals to educate the poor about spay/neuter and related animal care (Its interesting to see the contrast for in […]

De-recognition of Animal Welfare Society, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (AP1012008) by AWBI makes it ineligible for any/all ABC programs in India including in Bangalore

Following the reports and information available with the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), AWBI vide communique No.10-683/07-08 AWO on 12th October, 2011 issued a notice permanently de-recognizing AWS (The Animal Welfare Society, Plot No. 238IInd FloorKamalapuri Colony Phase II Srinagar Colony, Hyderabad-500073; E-mail : info@animalwelfaresociety.in) as an Animal Welfare Organizations (AWO) operating in India. […]

AWBI issues an advisory banning docking and ear-cropping for all breeds of all ages

In an advisory issued on 8 Sept 2011 the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) deemed the practice of ‘docking’ and ‘ear-cropping’ as a mutilation and therefore against the Prevention of Cruelty Act of 1960, illegal and a punishable offence. The advisory directs the: Veterinary Council to issue directions to vets, state vet councils, veterinary colleges […]

‘Romancing the Bastards’ – exclusive excerpts from Amit Chaudhery’s forthcoming book

“Romancing the Bastards” is about animals Amit Chaudhary has known (dogs included). For those who know him, know him for his rapier sharp wit and chiseled words. For those who don’t Amit Chaudhery has held country CEO and CXO positions for several Indian and multinational corporations including Motorola, Text 100, ITC Limited, Amway and consults for […]

Alka’s Dozen: The woman with eyes like diamonds, a heart of gold and 12 stray dogs

  Alka grew up in Allahabad. Stray dog menace was never a problem during her childhood and the number of street dogs was rather small. 20 years back her family decided to move to Bangalore and seeing catching vans, starving dogs and cruelty towards stray dogs  broke her heart and she decided to make a […]

ABC Program in Karnataka Lokayukta court: The ghost of 2007 for ABC rollback

In the recent weeks there have been news reports that former corporator M Pari has filed a case against the BBMP in the Lokayukta court. The complaint seeks an inquiry into the Animal Birth Control (ABC) programme, which is being carried out from 2001.  And that  BBMP commissioner Mr. Siddaiah has been asked to implement recommendations […]

Karuna (formerly SPCA Bangalore) is a shoddy ABC Center: Inspection report of the 30 Sept 2011

Karuna was established in 1888 as ‘Bangalore Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ and was registered as a charitable society on 24th May 1916. The name of the organization has changed to ‘Karuna Animal Welfare Association of Karnataka’ on 30th September 2001. Naturally our expectations were very high to visit the ABC center of […]

Very well maintained ABC Center: Report on “Vet Society for Animal Welfare & Rural Development”, Jayanagar, Bangalore

Note: The Voice of Stray Dogs ‘audit’ is carried out by our volunteers without any prior information to either the NGO or BBMP to correctly verify the level of execution of ABC at these centers. This is the first time The Voice of Stray Dogs visited this particular ABC center.  Vet Society’s Chamrajpet Center report […]


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