AWS Tag

The contrasting approaches of  The M.C.D. [Municipal Corporation of Delhi] and the B.B.M.P [Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike] in the face of AWBI’s advice on errant organizations namely ‘Circle of Animal Lovers’ (CAL) in Delhi & ‘Animal Welfare Society’ (AWS) in Bangalore. The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) & both municipal bodies in Delhi and Bangalore received several complaints over the past years against the treatment of stray dogs by the respective Animal Welfare Organizations (AWOs) from several volunteers and animal lovers – with irrefutable evidence. In both cases AWBIRead More
Have a look at the insides of AWS Ambernath. Stray dog’s pain & torture brought to you in Thane/ Navi Mumbai by AWS sponsored by BMC.Read More
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, color and weight are not correct No weighing for dogs brought in at all – all medication is by ‘estimation’ of a driver/ worker/ helpful Other areas being raided to complete ‘quota’ for ABC surgeryRead More
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. The communication clearly stated that: AWBI is vested with the power of ‘recognizing’ organizations holding themselves out as being animal welfare organizations, particularly for the purpose of participating in animal birth control programs at the behest ofRead More
Emaciated & maggot ridden – you call this alive! We carried a rescue story by Rinky Karmakar just the other day. Here’s another one – equally heartbreaking, and then some. This baby did not not make it. This little girl was found about 1200hrs in front of the AWS Kapaswadi facility on 10 Sept (Sat) by Amit Pathak. On checking Amit and Rinky found that:Read More
This account is of AWS visit by “The Voice of Stray Dogs” on 9 Sept 2011. ABC rule allows dogs to be brought in on complaints from residents/ citizens if the dogs is attacking or is described as a ‘furious’ dog. The dogs have to be released at the same location after observation. An earlier feature here showed small puppies being kept in AWS kennels – captured against complaints of being ‘aggressive’. And now you can see the frivolous grounds on which citizens are complaining and of dogs being pickedRead More
Animal Welfare Board of India via letter dated 2 December 2009 bearing reference No24-41/200-10-AWB had communicated to the CVO GHMC that Animal Welfare Society (AWS) did not have “trained personnel & adequate infrastructure” and therefore should not be allowed to continue ABC in Hyderabad.  It also says that “no contracts/ grants should be awarded” to AWS. It is interesting that several AWS office bearers commented on ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’ 1st article on AWS demanding this proof – even though the article had not claimed in any way that AWSRead More
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 to AWBI nothing has changed at AWS Bangalore – where the work of systematic cruelty goes on unabated. AWS has no regard for the AWBI SOP, BBMP or in the least the strays dogs. AndRead More
  In a letter no. 24-18/11-12/AWB dated 10th June 2011 & addressed to Dr Srinivasalu (Founder & General Secretary of Animal Welfare Society – AWS) the Animal Welfare Boar of India (AWBI) highlighted that the AWS facility at Queens Road, Bangalore, despite sevaral assurances given by AWS to AWBI has not improved its performance. This letter came close at the heels of an inspection from an AWBI appointed team. The letter stated that:Read More
This is an account of inspection of AWS Queens Road facility in Bangalore. The volunteers were Rakesh Shukla, Kelly Johnson, Levin, Mansi Yalamalli & Jayasal. Detailed photo-record at the bottom of the report. Day 1:  Aug 27th, 2011 The team of volunteers arrived at 1100 AM on Sat, Aug 27th, 2011. We found the following Inside the AWS facility: All the doors were closed and no manager nor vet was around. All except 1 van had gone out to catch dogs for ABC – this van had a puncture andRead More