Sneha Maiya alleges VoSD killed or displaced VoSD Rescues No 1659 & No. 1707: Easily disproved on the strength of VoSD Rescue protocols and because we went back & found the dog!
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 […]
Given the ‘information’ flying thick and fast about BBMP’s stand on aggressive dogs it is timely to see this communique from the Chairman of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) to BBMP and all NGOs working to support the ABC program in Bangalore. It has been previously reported that BBMP has attempted to make […]
The Bull Racing Chess-game: With end-game as Tamilnadu continuing with Jallikattu, and having won in Maharashtra is it likely that AWBI and MOEF decide to loose in Punjab?
As with the other writing on ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’, unless otherwise specified the writing expresses the opinion of The Voice of Stray Dogs, and not necessarily that of individual VoSD Board members since individual comment/ contribution and consent is neither sought nor received. Here we examine whether this could it be Tamilnadu politics […]
AWBI does not deign to be present in the High Court of Srinagar, Kashmir where it is a respondent in the PIL against dogs
This is a series of posts on Kashmir. As with the other writing on ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’, unless otherwise specified the writing expresses the opinion of The Voice of Stray Dogs, and not necessarily that of VoSD Board members since individual comment/ contribution and consent is neither sought nor received. We have covered […]
AWBI’s no AWO policy entrusts lives of dogs to municipal corporation employees with no idea of animal welfare or sensitivity towards animals or basic healthcare
Over the last few months we have carried a series of articles on AWBI’s action in Kashmir that left out any Animal Welfare Organization (AWO) and went ahead with a tripartite MOU with SKUAST and SMC. Even the existing Kashmir SPCA was kept out of the picture. Now it turns out that AWBI action in […]
Srinagar continues to burn even as Nero plays his flute: Dogs being poisoned in Kashmir and authorities continue to deny it
This is a series of posts on Kashmir. As with the other writing on ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’, unless otherwise specified the writing expresses the opinion of The Voice of Stray Dogs, and not necessarily that of VoSD Board members since individual comment/ contribution and consent is neither sought nor received. These pictures are […]
After drawing crores on ABC, is Srinagar Municipal Corporation now really poisoning dogs? And what are the parties to the MOU including AWBI doing about it?
(This article examines the sequence of events of the last month as unfolding in Kashmir, with publicly available information) Kashmir, is a know ‘dog killing’ state with poisoning being the ‘favored method. The Animal Birth Control (ABC/ Spay-neuter) program has been mired in controversy from the beginning and the complicated situation has been reported on these […]
The Whispering Voices of Dogs of the past: Stories of Pain, Hope & Despair. The plastic twine dog of Navi Mumbai (Dec 2006)
Rescue, text and pictures – Naina Athale a Navi Mumbai based activist. Naina is a PhD scholar and is a member of the Managing Committee of In Defense of Animals (IDA), co-opted member of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and member of the Advisory Board of The Voice of Stray Dogs. December 2006 […]
Deposition on OWP (PIL) 361/2011: Did not Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) & Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) say that they are making dog pounds at SKUAST?
This is a series of posts on Kashmir where getting a head-start into writing has been a nightmare since it seems a highly personalized polarized situation. So we’d refrained comment without any clear evidence in our hands. However now we’re in possession of a bunch of official documents – which we’re digitizing and putting out […]
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) is neither ICAR Accredited nor Vet Council of India (VCI) registered
The State of J&K is the only one in the country which has not adopted the Indian Veterinary Act 1984. The result is extremely poor veterinary education standards and lack of genuine regulations governing Veterinary practices besides deprivation of VCI recognition to SKUAST Veterinarians. In other words for any misconduct and deviation, experimentation on animals, […]keep looking »