Posted On 16/07/2011 By In Investigation & Analysis With 421 Views

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 act in the same way as it did in 2007.