75pc govt hospitals still using obsolete rabies vaccine

Faiza Ilyas in Dawn: KARACHI, click Dec 25: The government and the media have not yet given due priority to rabies that claims thousands of lives every year in the country. One major reason of this high mortality is the fact that the government has not developed any strategy to address this serious public health […]

How to eradicate canine rabies in 10 years or less

by Merritt Clifton Originally published in the September 2007 issue of Animal People, a leading independent newspaper providing original investigative coverage of animal protection worldwide, the following article on eradicating canine rabies has been posted here with permission from the newspaper’s editorial team. “Rabies could be gone in a decade,” BBC News headlined worldwide on […]

Key to rabies control lies in neutering dogs

Faiza Ilyas in DAWN: KARACHI, cialis Sept 28: The city government kills 72,000 to 75,000 stray dogs a year but does not invest in promoting or facilitating methods to neuter animals, which is a sustainable and humane method of controlling the stray dog population and reducing the threat of rabies. Of the 16 government-run veterinary […]

World Rabies Day

Killing dogs is not the solution! Karachi – Successive city governments in Karachi have over the decades been killing stray dogs by strychnine poisoning and shooting with guns. They have even involved the general public in this from time to time by offering cash as reward for every dog killed. What they fail to comprehend […]