Killing of stray dogs in Karachi

The Monday, June 11 2007, edition of Pakistan’s leading English daily newspaper DAWN has news of the Liaquatabad Town Administration killing 167 dogs in their jurisdiction in Karachi. According to the news item, the sanitation department is encouraging residents to inform them about stray dogs in their area so that they can come to eliminate […]

Shortage of anti-rabies vaccines

Editorial in DAWN: PARTICIPANTS in a workshop in Peshawar on rabies were right in demanding that the government manufacture anti-rabies vaccine to save the lives of people bitten by stray rabid dogs. They contend that as many as 150, prostate 000 people are bitten by stray dogs every year, buy of which up to 5, […]

Cantonment Board Clifton to hire Dog Shooter

The Monday, March 5, edition of the Pakistani English language daily DAWN carries an advertisement by the Clifton Cantonment Board inviting applications from qualified candidates for recruitment as a “Dog Shooter”. According to the ad, the applicant must be an experienced person under 30 years of age, and must come with a licensed gunman.