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Street dogs vaccinated against diseases/rabies

PANCHKULA: Animal Welfare Day was once celebrated at the occasion of Basant Panchami on Sunday through the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI). To mark the occasion, a free vaccination power was once organised for street domestic dogs and canines.

Sixty 60 domestic dogs were administered 6-way vaccine, 40 canines were administered anti-rabies vaccine and 120 domestic dogs/canines were dewormed, claimed Panchkula based NGO, Animal Welfare Association (AWA).

The day proved to be a a laugh day for dog fans of town, as they got to cuddle and play with lovely little pooches despite the fact that the same can’t be stated for the domestic dogs, as like all small children maximum of them howled and yelped once they got their pictures.

“Vaccination is vital to forestall deaths from deadly and contagious canine diseases,” stated Rajeev Kumar, a member AWA. “We felt an urgent need to vaccinate domestic dogs and canines and create consciousness concerning the fatal canine diseases, as we now have been crushed with canine distemper and parvo circumstances in the final 3 months. There were over 90% fatalities regardless of extensive remedy and preventive measures to check the unfold of these diseases. We in reality wish that each one dog feeders would take the duty of getting their street domestic dogs/canines vaccinated absolutely,” Sanyam Taneja, member, AWA.

Anti rabies vaccine is essential for all street canines, as it reduces the danger of the fatal disease being transmitted to humans in case of dog bite.

The vaccination power was once facilitated through Singla’s Pet Centre in Sector 14, Panchkula and numerous AWA contributors and volunteers were present to guide during the process. Vaccinated domestic dogs and canines were additionally given deworming medicines to improve their immunity. Municipal commissioner, Rajesh Jogpal was once additionally present during the occasion.

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