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Amala Akkineni shows strays are friendly and safe

Posted on | July 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

After addressing a press conference in Bangalore on 21 July Amala Akkineni was asked to approach 2 strays at the venue of the press conference, which neither she nor the press and photograpers had ever met before. She calmly sat dowThe Voice of Stray Dogsn with an extended hand and talked to dogs in an even calm reassuring way. She let both the dogs approach her, and they  did and sat with her for more than 15 minutes – even as the press went wild taking pictures.

Amala does not just advocate the cause of ABC/ARV, she walks the talk. Amala is the founder of Blue Cross Hyderabad and has been working on making ABC/ARV programs in Hyderabad a success for more than 15 years.

AWBI & The Voice of Stray Dogs Press conference On Action and Remedies for the Stray Dog problems in Bangalore

Posted on | July 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

Bengaluru, 20th July 2010: The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and The Voice of Stray Dogs (www.strays.in), a voluntary organization that works for the cause of stray dogs in Bengaluru met today in the city to speak on issues of dislocation and culling of dogs on a scale that has taken alarming proportions in recent times. Dr. S. Chinni Krishna, co-founder and chairman of Blue Cross-India, Mrs. Amala Akkineni, reputed actress, founder of Blue Cross, Hyderabad and a member of the AWBI and Rakesh Shukla, Founder Volunteer of The Voice of Stray Dogs spoke at the event.

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Relocation does not make Bangalore Stray Dog Free – but Levin’s making a difference

Watch the video of a Stray Dog illegally relocated to Banaswadi railway station - attacked and blinded [flv:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tO7HOGqOgZg 320 240] This is report of Levin's 1st hand experience of the last few days in Bangalore, and already shared with Dr Parvez Piran, Dir. Animal husbandry, BBMP. It clearly shows that the illegal relocation of the dogs in Bangalore has become usual practice. This also shows the barbaric results of such relocation not only for dogs but also for humans as the conflict ...

KIMS audit on ABC programs in Bangalore showed BBMP failure, not ABCs

Authored by Rakesh Shukla for The Voice of Stray Dogs: BBMP officials, Stray Dog Free Bangalore (SDFB) and the media often selectively quotes from the ABC audit report created KIMS and submitted to BBMP in 2007 in support of the argument that ABC is not working and ABC rules should be amended to resume indiscriminate dog culling. You can see this reports here: ABC performance audit report by KIMS 2007. By itself, and when read with the subsequent data available with ...

The Love of Animals and the Holiness of the Dog In Zoroastrianism – a letter to the Parsee/ Parsi side of Diana Bharucha of Stray Dog Free

The Love of Animals and the Holiness of the Dog In Zoroastrianism – a letter to the Parsi side of Diana Bharucha of Stray Dog Free Bangalore (SDFB) Written by Ms Persis Master, a Parsee on 16 July 2010 this is an open letter appealing to Ms Diana Bharucha (a fellow Parsee and the Convenor, Founder and the voice of Stray Dog Free Bangalore (SDFB)  [an organization vocally against any strays in the city of Bangalore and taking a a consistent exptreme ...

ABC of cruelty towards dogs – Unsubstantiated allegations are being used to whip up mass hysteria in Bangalore against stray dogs. Is this a prelude to mass culling?

Culling by Bangalore civic authorities, illegal as it is, is not new. The Great Bangalore Cull of 2007 saw thousands of dogs die in an unspeakably brutal manner. In this fact filled article published in The Pioneer tiltled "ABC of cruelty towards dogs" Hiranmay Karlekar, eminent journalist, animal lover and author of the seminal 'Savage Humans and Stray Dogs - A study in Aggression' discussed today how irresponsible or biased (or both) reporting is whipping up the Karnataka State government to ...

The truth about ABC+AR programs in Bangalore: Misreporting, resultant hysteria and missing and culled dogs

On 1 July 2011 there was an unfortunate incident, and a mutilated body of a 2 yr old boy was found in New Yelahanka Town, Bangalore. The headlines in most papers immediately put the blame on dogs and gave rise again to calls for ending the 'stray dog menace' of Bangalore. It is noteworthy that dog population in Delhi and many other cities is higher or comparable, and yet Bangalore dogs are blamed for vicious ...