SMC to start animal birth control, anti rabies vaccination prog for  population mgmt of stray dogs in the city

Srinagar/April,4 : In order to manage the growing population of stray dogs in the city, Srinagar Municipal Corporation will be launching a massive Animal Birth Control and Anti Rabbies Vaccination programme (ABC&ARV)for sterilization of 75 % of stray dog population in Srinagar city. This will be done in compliance to  the Guidelines set forth by Animal Welfare Board of India under  Animal Birth Control (Dog )rules 2001. The ABC ARV in Srinagar  will be done through experienced professional agencies/organizations.
Management of Stray dogs is a major challenge in Srinagar city, Srinagar Municipal Corporation has initiated Animal Birth Control and Anti Rabies Vaccination (ABC&ARV) of 75% of city’s dog population will be done in accordance with the Animal Welfare Board of India guidelines and the Animal Birth C said Commissioner SMC Mr Athar Aamir. The program has been finalised with inputs from SKAUST-K, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine GMC Srinagar and members of civil society and non-governmental Organizations further added Commissioner SMC.

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