Stray Dogs

  • Villagers to boycott polls after stray dogs maul 6-year-old girl to death April 23, 2014

    In a tragic incident, street dogs mauled a six-year-old girl in Sihada village to death, when she went to answer nature's call, prompting enraged villagers to issue a poll boycott call, the police said. Villagers alleged that Khandwa Municipal Corporation employees caught large number of street dogs from urban areas and...
  • Baby girl's body recovered with dog bite marks all over February 14, 2014

    A two-year-old girl was mauled to death by stray dogs in Devendra Nagar in Raipur, police said on Friday. The baby's mutilated body was spotted by passers-by on Thursday near Pandri Haat market where her family was staying in an under-construction shop, police said. The child's parents - Rajesh Vishwakarma and...
  • Homeless and utterly adorable: 25 cute puppies up for adoption in India January 8, 2014

    Dogs are considered a 'Man's Best Friend' for good reason. They are loyal, they can shower you with unlimited love and they don't ask for much in return. Be it a pug or a stray, a dog loves its owner in the same adorable, priceless way. We have compiled a...
  • Adopt stray dogs, appeals Raveena Tandon September 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon, who has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for its dog adoption campaign 'Puppy Love: Adopt, Don't Buy', urges people to adopt homeless dogs from the streets and shelters. The 38-year-old has already set an example by adopting five stray dogs. In...
  • Bangalore: NGO for stray dogs rehabilitates man's best friend August 16, 2013

    Bangalore: Every dog should have his day and this is what NGO in Bangalore 'Voice of Stray Dogs' believes in. The NGO run exclusively for dogs in the city helps to rehabilitate them once they fully recover. Founder of VoSD Rakesh Shukla said the NGO also operates an exclusive rescue...
  • Lokayukta calls reports on dog bites after death of boy June 12, 2013

    Hyderabad: Taking suo motu cognisance of reports on death of a baby boy after he was bitten by stray dogs in neighbouring Ranga Reddy district, Andhra Pradesh Lokayukta Justice B Subhashan Reddy on Tuesday sought reports from government officials over incidents of dog bites. The Lokayukta called for reports from...
  • Kanpur: Stray dogs enter zoo, kill 31 of 38 blackbucks January 21, 2013

    Kanpur: In what can be clearly termed as gross negligence on part of the Kanpur zoo authorities, around 31 blackbucks were killed by stray dogs on Sunday. It was not known how the dogs managed to enter the zoo. The authorities claimed they were investigating the incident. While only seven...
  • Delhi: Ragpicker becomes saviour of stray dogs July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Life is tough, for 56-year-old Pratima Devi, who lives in a parking lot in the national capital and earns a living as a ragpicker. Yet, she's doing her bit to help street dogs. She has literally played mother to over 70 stray dogs. "I have been here for the...
  • CWG shocker: stray dog found on athlete bed September 23, 2010

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has presented photo evidence of a stray dog jumping on a bed in the Games Village. The CGF now wants all stray dogs to be removed from the Village site. CNN-IBN has access to the details of the meeting between the delegates...
  • Delhi stray dogs to be sterilised ahead of 2010 games October 12, 2009

    And amid efforts to build the game venues on time, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi has taken up a drive to sterilise over 2 lakh stray dogs in the capital. Stray dogs are no strangers on the streets of Delhi but with the Commonwealth Games just round the corner, the state...
  • Rs 200-cr plan to neuter 8 mn stray dogs out July 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Stray dogs in the country will be neutered over the next 10 years, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has said. There are an estimated 8 million stray dogs in the country and sterilizing them will help eradicate rabies, which the World Health Organization estimates kills around 20,000 people in the...
  • Don't kill strays: Pamela Anderson tells Mumbai January 16, 2009

    Mumbai: Animal rights activist and former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has intervened on behalf of dogs condemned to death in India's financial capital, urging authorities to sterilise strays instead of killing them. Pamela Anderson wrote to Mumbai's municipal commissioner this week after learning of plans to rid the city of...
  • Srinagar municipality to poison 3000 stray dogs January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Despite opposition from the Animal Welfare Board of India and animal rights activists, Srinagar Municipality has once again started to poison stray dogs. According to the municipal council, the dogs have become a nuisance for the public, especially near hospitals, schools and children parks. Moreover, the growing population...
  • Watch: Obama poses with a furry friend for a magazine cover January 9, 2009

    US President elect Barack Obama has a 3-legged furry friend- posing for a magazine cover with her. 'Baby', as she's called, is a poster-dog for animal rights.. CNNs Jeanne Moos reports.... ...
  • BMC bans feeding stray dogs, irks animal lovers August 20, 2008

    Mumbai: After a young girl was bitten by a stray dog, the Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to impose a fine on people who feed stray dogs. “People feed the stray dogs without realising that after they leave, the dogs pose a threat to the children. So we've decided to...
  • Dogs save abandoned baby girl April 25, 2008

    Patna: Hundreds of villagers have flocked to a remote Indian village to see a baby girl who was saved by stray dogs after she was abandoned in a mound of mud by her mother, officials said on Tuesday. Villagers in the eastern state of Bihar saved the new-born on the weekend...
  • 2 injured as plane hits dog in Bangalore March 28, 2008

    Bangalore: There was utter chaos at the Bangalore airport after a Kingfisher plane had an accident due to a stray dog being in the runway. The Kingfisher flight headed for Hyderabad hit the dog on the runway seconds before take off. The impact caused the nose landing gear to collapse and the...
  • J&K lets sleeping dogs lay, reverses dog-killing order March 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to let the sleeping dogs rest up. Two days ago, CNN-IBN reported the story of the Srinagar municipality deciding to poison stray dogs there to tackle the growing menace of dog bites and the spread of rabies. But now after the report, the...
  • Srinagar municipal body to kill 2 lakh stray dogs March 6, 2008

    Srinagar: Every six people have one dog in Srinagar, according to the city’s municipal corporation. And there are two lakh stray dogs in all in the city---outside hospitals, schools, graveyards and parks. But if the corporation has its way, every one of the dogs will be killed which means they...
  • Strays may no longer dog Mumbai's lanes September 29, 2007

    New Delhi: There may be some good news for dog lovers in Mumbai. The Municipal Corporation is planning a separate township for stray dogs. The BMC has already acquired 43 acres of land in Thane district to house strays from the city. The idea is to have NGO run dog...
  • ‘Killing dogs is no solution to a perfect city’ August 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Delhi now has the daunting task of sprucing up to International standards for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. And animal activists fear the failure of the sterilisartion plan could lead to extermination being chosen as a final solution get rid off the stray dogs in the capital. ...
  • BMC commissioner wants all stray dogs dead July 7, 2007

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) wants to appeal to the Supreme Court to legalise the killing of stray dogs. Says Commissioner, BMC, Jairaj Pathak, “If we want to be Singapore, we should kill strays. That's what they do." Kill all stray dogs- that seems to be part of the BMC's...
  • Kill all stray dogs, says Mumbai municipal chief July 6, 2007

    Mumbai: All stray dogs should be killed as a long-term solution, Brihan Mumbai Corporation chief Jayraj Pathak has said. The BMC in fact plans to put forth a proposal to the High Court and then the Supreme Court on the issue. According to unofficial figures Mumbai has around 2 lakh...
  • Stray dogs should be killed: BMC Commissioner July 6, 2007

    New Delhi: In a statement that’s bound to raise the heckles of dog lovers, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Jayraj Pathak has said stray dogs should be killed in Mumbai as a long term solution to the stray dog menace. The BMC plans to put forth a proposal to the High...
  • Compensation for stray dog victim June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has asked the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation to pay compensation to the family of an infant who was killed by stray dogs two months ago. The 8-month-old baby was mauled to death in the Jiyaguda area of the city. The court has however, not specified...
  • CJ: Stray dogs have the right to live June 19, 2007

    The dog may be man's best friend no more for many in our metros due to the stray dog menace, but citizen journalist Sahil Sood has a different perspective. ...
  • Tackling stray dog menace June 16, 2007

    From now onwards, every Sunday CNN-IBN will focus on an issue that has a direct impact on you. Today, we focus on the stray dog menace in our metros and we ask you to join the debate. Stray dogs are becoming a problem in a number of metros with several incidents...
  • Dogs in biting spree in Hyderabad April 9, 2007

    Hyderabad: Stray dogs attacked students at Hyderabad's Koti Women's College, injuring nine people. Police say two dogs entered the college campus on Monday morning and bit eight students and a college functionary. The injured, who were taken to a hospital, were discharged after being administered anti-rabies vaccine. People say stray dogs have become...
  • B'lore shelves dogs sterilisation April 3, 2007

    Bangalore: The Animal Rights Fund’s dog compound on the outskirts of Bangalore used to house some 200 strays brought for sterilisation any given day. But as of today, barely 50 dogs remain, and none of them are at the compound as part of the State's animal birth control programme. Sterilisation...
  • Dogs maul 6-month-old to death June 19, 2007

    Hyderabad: Meera Bai, who works as a washerwoman in Hyderabad is still in a state of shock. On Wednesday morning Meera left her six-month old baby Ritesh sleeping under a tree near a dhobi ghat in Kulsumpura for a few minutes while she dried some clothes. But when she came...