Pakistan has been shooting and poisoning its stray dogs for decades now. Not only is this cruel and ineffective, it is madness given there are humane alternatives to stray dog population management and rabies control. “Killing dogs is not the solution as it does not stop the disease; mass dog vaccination is the only proven solution.” says World Animal Protection, an international organisation that works with governments and helps provides vaccination plans involving local communities. Continue reading
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UMERKOT, Aug 30: Intentional or unintentional but livestock officials are accused of using expired vaccines to control outbreak of a mysterious disease among cattle which has killed scores of animals in Thar, it was reliably learnt on Thursday.