The perils of a growing stray dog population

Qadeer Tanoli in The News: Despite efforts of different town administrations, there the numbers of stray dogs is increasing in the metropolis, pill posing a potential threat of rabies in the city. The health department of the City District Government Karachi (CDGK) provides poisonous capsules to town administrations on demand. It is the responsibility of […]

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 […]

Concept of animal welfare non-existent in Pakistani society

Andaleeb Rizvi in Daily Times: KARACHI: Talking about animals, prescription one must be used to the spectacle of undernourished donkeys, horses and camels as well as flea-infested cats and dogs in the city. Also worth mentioning are the illegal animal markets, where animals are kept in dirty, over-crowded and unhygienic conditions.Unfortunately animal welfare is an […]