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Spread some love for animals in distress: Whom to petition and why in the AWBI & the Ministry of Environment and Forests!

Each time there is an animal cruelty case, petitions or demands of actions are made to the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI).  AWBI is a bureaucracy within an bureaucracy (Ministry of Environment and Forests) AND subservient to it – that can’t be a recipe of pro-activeness!  Ms Menaka Gandhi is the next best stop for action – […]

Know your dogs’ rights: AWBI Identity Cards for street dog feeders & colony caretakers – Their relevance, and how you can get them

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 […]

Canine ABC programme: The necessity of it and what has to be done. Pubished by the Animal Welfare Board of India (Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India)

Read/ Download/ Print the report from here Excerpt: The Animal Welfare Board of India (henceforth AWBI) has taken up the implementation of the animal birth control (henceforth ABC) program for canines on a national scale with two objectives—to end the presence of stray dogs on roads and public spaces and free India from the incidence […]

AWS cuts open puppies relocates them super glues dogs after surgery and sells dogs

This video was shot on 13 Dec 2011 following the inspection on 6 Dec 2011 of the illegal AWS operation. The video clearly shows: Completely illegal ABC operation in progress under the aegis of the BBMP Small pups about 2 months being operated Incorrect tagging on almost all dogs – forget location even the sex, […]

Vet Council of Indian issued a notification to vets to ban the practice of docking & ear clipping on the back of AWBI’s recommendation

The President, Veterinary Council of India informed the Chairperson, Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) that pursuant to AWBI issuing an advisory against tail docking and ear cropping of dogs, the Veterinary Council of India has written to the Registrars of all Veterinary/Agricultural Universities having veterinary facilities, the Registrars of all State Veterinary Councils, the […]

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. […]

AWS continues to perform surgery on a dog wagging its tail seconds before surgery, and crying throughout: New report on 7 Sept 2011 visit

The Voice of Stray dogs has brought out 2 previous reports on the abysmal conditions & horrific treatement meted out to strays dogs at the AWS facilities. These can be seen as the 1st report on AWB Bangalore & 2nd report in AWS Bangalore. But clearly in-spite of all the evidence gathering, reporting and submissions publicly, to BBMP […]