The Animal Husbandry division will start an anti-rabies vaccination drive for stray canines in Alappuzha from Thursday.&#thirteen;
officers acknowledged right here on Wednesday that stray canines captured by specifically educated canine catchers can be inoculated by veterinary medical doctors.
The district-diploma anti-rabies vaccination drive was inaugurated by Alappuzha district panchayat president okay.G. Rajeshwari at Kanjikuzhy these days. inside the foremost half, 1,one hundred eighty pet canines had been vaccinated at 21 centres throughout the district on Tuesday.
“we’re ending up the drive in two phases. Over 1,000 home canines have been inoculated inside the foremost half. Now, it is the flip of avenue canines to be administered with vaccine. We count on to inject a most quantity of canines in the course of the drive,” acknowledged an official.&#thirteen;
In Alappuzha municipality, the vaccination programme ‘Vaxi Drive’ is most seemingly inaugurated by District Collector V.R. Krishna Teja on the Alappuzha seashore at 7 a.m. on Thursday. Alappuzha municipal chairperson Soumya Raj acknowledged your full stray canine inhabitants inside the municipal space can be vaccinated in two weeks. The injected strays is most seemingly marked using supplies paint.
inside the meantime, the civic physique has invited proposals from Animal Welfare Board-accredited businesses for sterilising vaccinated canines. The businesses can submit purposes till September 28. “If no businesses come forward, the municipality will conduct the Animal contraception programme by recruiting veterinary medical doctors and vital workers,” Ms. Raj acknowledged.