Leopards in Pakistan must not be hunted indiscriminately!

In search of a man-hunting leopard, leopards in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan are being indiscriminately killed: a case of shoot first, questions later. So far some 4 leopards have been shot dead, and upon autopsy declared not the culprits. This is an insane way to eliminate a dangerous animal; by leaving behind […]

The stray dogs of Pakistan need your help!

Please respond immediately and forward as appropriate. There are over a 100,000 stray dogs roaming the streets of Karachi, Pakistan. In an attempt to combat the spread of rabies, civic authorities have been killing these dogs by strychnine poisoning and shooting with guns. They have even involved the general public in this by offering cash […]

The News letter to the editor – II

Why poison stray dogs? As an active volunteer with the Cowichan Valley for the SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), I am appalled to hear of the mass poisonings of stray dogs in Karachi. Many of the animals suffer terribly from this cruel way of killing. Please consider alternative methods such as […]

Dawn letter to the editor – I

WE have been informed by the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society that “thousands of stray dogs who have long roamed the streets of Karachi, medicine Pakistan, discount may soon be the target of an extensive and cruel campaign to eliminate them.” It is said that the authorities will spread capsules of strychnine in the streets. We […]