Rescuing a stray/adandoned dog Category

VoSD registered rescuer program: Registration for Bangalore Dog Rescuers wanting to transport their (own) rescues to VoSD Loading…Read More
Receipt for the donation of Rs 2000 received from Sneha Maiya dispatched to her within 24 hrs as per VoSD procedure
Of the 230+ articles published  by this publication this is the 1st being written and published in 1st person. At it is in response to a motivated attack by a person, possibly persons, alleging that I and VoSD have either killed or displaced dogs we rescued – without a shred of evidence or the capacity to assimilate the information and evidence to the contrary. And actually engaged senior ‘professionals’ in ‘animal welfare’ to approach VoSD on the basis of this allegations – with them not once approaching us for an explanation either. –Read More
Police Action, Stray Dog VoSD,
    For everybody that stands up for animals and Animal Rights, the following two Police Initiatives in February, 2014, have to be taken note of.      In a NUTSHELL :    The Special Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, Delhi Police, has written to all Joint Commissioners of Police, Delhi, and Heads of all Districts, Delhi Police, directing them to ensure that all Officers investigating crimes against animals are familiar with provisions of law relevant for booking crimes against animals and animal protectors, and mention them correctly inRead More
‘The Voice of Stray Dogs (VoSD)’ has developed the world’s 1st CRM specifically for rescue organizations. Any rescue organization can now avail of this CRM as a subscribed service. The application itself is being provided free of cost but a small charge of INR 5000/$85 will apply annually, to cover variable costs such as SMS and server bandwidth. A key concern area for rescue organisation irrespective of scale, is managing records of the animals in their care. VoSD CRM 2.1 has been in deployment for well over a year, andRead More
*The VoSD Blood Banks’ operating procedure is completely described in the Terms of Use here http://goo.gl/dVlClO Press Release: 2nd January 2014, Bangalore, India: The Voice of Stray Dogs (VoSD) today announced a ‘first of its kind’ service for animals – a blood bank for stray dogs, community dogs and pet dogs. With this, VoSD takes another step forward, in its continued endeavour to work with the helpless, nameless dogs on the street. ‘The VoSD Canine Blood Bank’ is another step in working towards a better life for India’s stray dogs and isRead More
It is said that India has 2 affects on people: those who love it as they experience it, and those who can’t wait to get away. And it is also said of people on a journey that they can choose to bring themselves to a point on a map on a jet plane and jet out and refer to what they saw from the taxi glass window as experience. Or they walk it and experience life in the new place for themselves. Meet William Pitt-Thacker & Tom Cornish. They planRead More
This is an interesting case study of a battle that’s playing out even now, as we write this, at an upmarket apartment complex called Nirvana Country, South City-II, Phase-II, at Sectors 49, 50, and 57, Gurgaon, developed and constructed by Unitech Ltd. There are 2 apartment blocks – the Close North, and the Close South.  This is playing out at the Close North. This real life account involves an RWA, of course (or the Association of Apartment Owners as it is also known as) & of course it involves dogsRead More
After The Voice of Stray Dogs (VoSD) published the investigative report on ARF a few things happened: AWBI predictably made some noise and issued some notices (AWBI is good at making noise – it has far perhaps far too many pushes and pulls to take any determinate action and perhaps far too many people which think it toothless in contrast to the Constitutional sanctity it has) ARF went to town about how VoSD publication was motivated (that should not be a surprise) A large very vocal ‘vegan’ community almost beatRead More
It is by now, trite, that the manner of dealing with stray canines, and controlling their population, is set out in the Animal Birth Control (Dogs) Rules, 2001. The Rules envisage that community dogs shall be sterilized in the manner, and after following the procedure set out these Rules. Further, that they shall then be vaccinated for protection against rabies; and released back into the very areas that they were picked up from. Release back into the locality that each individual animal is picked from is extremely important, because dogs,Read More
[The title of this report is not meant to hurt the sentiments of anyone wrt to the reference of Auschwitz. The author is a student of modern Jewish history and the Holocaust. The moniker is used to illustrate the plight of those who entered a Nazi concentration camp not from their choice, and not having any escape till death rid them of malnutrition and disease. The clear difference here is that dogs are not put down – so they necessarily have to go down through medical neglect, disease and malnutrition. By wayRead More