Kerala logs seven deaths due to stray dog attack in four months from May 2022
Vaccination drive to commence from September 20 says Mr. Rajesh.
Citizens in Kerala are awfully attacked by the unexpected mouthing of stray dogs. Dog makes good pets and are usually pampered well by pet lovers with utmost love and care. They are usually referred to as humans “best friend”. On the contrary, life of stray dogs are different. Stray dogs occupy the road and are used to eating waste meat. Stray dog turns wild and attack human when they don’t find anything to eat.
Dog teeth have particular features and a bite mark on the human results to a dangerous health hazard.
Spiralling number of stray dog attacks in Kerala becomes an alarming public issue. State Local Self-Governments Minister Mr. Rajesh told press conference that “a massive vaccination drive is to take place from September 20 and expected to be completed within October 30 by vaccinating 10,000 dogs per day and also volunteers are welcomed and will be trained for this purpose.” This action was taken to address the fear of the people he added.
Mr. Rajesh told that the government to open 152 block centres for Animal Birth Control[ABC] and also would approach the supreme court to seek permission to kill cull rabies affected stray dogs.