Irresponsible reporting stokes up anti-dog frenzy in Kollam

Irresponsible reporting stokes up anti-dog frenzy in Kollam

A recent case occurred in Kollam – Times of India, where the body of a newborn child without hands or legs was found dead near a pack of dogs.
FIAPO preventively wrote to the District Police Chief as well as the District Collector of Kollam, to ensure that

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Reinforcement of Dog Killing as Illegal in Sitapur

Reinforcement of Dog Killing as Illegal in Sitapur

The recent Sitapur case in UP was a testament to how human-dog conflict can escalate in an area, leading to large-scale tragedy, both for people and animals. In this case, an unidentified animal, touted to be a wolf, hyena, jackal, wild dog, feral dog or street dog, has

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Attack by rabid dog escalates vaccination drive

Attack by rabid dog escalates vaccination drive

The recent Thane case – Times of India, was an example of a situation where a confirmed rabid dog bit 4 people. The animal was declared as rabid at a veterinary hospital in Parel, Mumbai, while the victims were quickly treated through post-rabies prophylaxis.
In response to this,

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Mass killing of street dogs in Ernakulam, Kerala

Mass killing of street dogs in Ernakulam, Kerala

In April, FIAPO was alerted of the possibility of the Stray Dog Free Movement surfacing again in Ernakulam, Kerala. We had heard that Jose Maveli, who was earlier hauled up by the Supreme Court for the mass killing of dogs, was supposedly going to schools and colleges around

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Indian Railways to serve veg-only meals on Gandhi Jayanti

Indian Railways to serve veg-only meals on Gandhi Jayanti

The Railway Board has proposed to serve only vegetarian food on its premises including all trains and stations on October 2, to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
This decision is a great initiative to promote the principle of vegetarianism which Mahatma Gandhi strongly espoused and is

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Maharashtra Zoological Park gets African Giraffes and Zebras

Maharashtra Zoological Park gets African Giraffes and Zebras

Recently, the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park’s proposal of introducing two pairs of giraffes and zebra from Africa received approval. The zoological park is situated in Pune and the animals are to be expected to arrive at the zoo by end of this year. The main purpose of this

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