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45 dogs died a slow, painful death: Animal activist files complaint against IIT Madras over dog death

In July, while responding to a PIL filed by an animal rights group, the institute said that 45 of the 186 dogs that it had captured had died

Published on 17th October 2021
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57 dogs died in IIT-M enclosure, says Animal Husbandry Dept. Madras HC asks all parties to ensure dogs are taken care of

While the petitioners pointed out that a large number of dogs had died and that many others were sick, the institute's counsel said that the dogs were fine when they were taken from the institute

Published on 8th December 2021
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A cat at a dog rescue shelter and pet taxi services — this is what this 28-year-old's shelter in Hyderabad is up to

Scoobies Pet Services is located in Nallakunta, Hyderabad. They also have a mini shelter that houses seven happy dogs and a cat! We find out the latest updates about this animal shelter. Read on...

Published on 23rd February 2021

A dogging issue: Pet dogs increasingly being abandoned by their owners

The number of breed dogs abandoned by their owners is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Sick dogs, injured ones, and old dogs are being dumped on the streets on a regular basis

Published on 20th April 2018
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A man, his wife, two dogs and a three-legged kitten: This is the unbelievable story of one family's journey to the Himalayas in a Tiago

We spoke to Arun Sekhar, a techie from Bengaluru, about his experience of travelling from the Garden City to the Himalayas in a Tiago with his family of dogs and a rescue kitten

Published on 23rd March 2021
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After student outrage, AWBI asks IIT Madras, TN Govt to investigate its stray dog sterilisation programme

There have been allegations from the students and alumni that a lot of dogs that are captured for sterilisation aren't brought back to campus

Published on 23rd October 2020
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Canine officers are trained to brave loud crackers even as pups; handlers keep their celebrations in check

The dogs are trained to adapt to loud noises in small doses and are taken to petrol crowded areas, but are also tested for their physical abilities and stabilities before embarking on the job

Published on 20th October 2017
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Deer population is dwindling on Madras Christian College campus. No, it's not because of poaching

In the last decade, they are meeting painful deaths at the hands of a new animal climbing to the top of the food chain. Packs of stray dogs have slowly managed to eat into the deer population

Published on 10th April 2018
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Delhi's oldest animal shelter continues its mission of caring for stray animals 

The team has been preparing massive quantities of fresh food to feed over a thousand stray dogs and cats on the street

Published on 20th April 2020
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Delhi-based RAWS NGO is a one-of-a-kind organisation that 'cares for all'

Some of RAWS' important projects till date include a mission for stray dogs called "Let the Stray Shine", under which they aimed to strap stray animals with Reflective Collars to increase visibility

Published on 11th October 2018
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Doctors at AIIMS asked to be saved from monkeys and stray dogs

Resident Doctors' Association of All India Institute of Medical Sciences writes to Prime Minister urging him to take action against 'menace' created by monkeys and stray dogs in the campus

Published on 18th July 2017
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Dogs can learn new words after hearing them only four times, finds new study

A new study, just published in Scientific Reports, has provided surprising results about how quickly the gifted dogs can learn new words

Published on 26th January 2021
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Dogs in the US and UK are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

Similar efforts are being made at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where researchers previously demonstrated that dogs could identify malaria infections in humans

Published on 30th April 2020
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Eleven more dogs die in IIT Madras in three months, death toll now at 56 in October 2021

Ma Subramanian, TN's Health Minister and also the Saidapet MLA, had visited the institute after Harish KB, an animal activist, had filed a police case against the institute for ill-treatment of dogs

Published on 18th October 2021
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Eleven more ill dogs were rescued from the shelters of IIT Madras and rehabilitated at pet hospital

Director of Citizens for Animal Rights, a Delhi-based organisation, said the confinement of dogs went against the Supreme Court judgement. He said that IIT M registrar has been warned that they will b

Published on 29th October 2021

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