DMC launches massive dog sterilisation drive
Intended at controlling the population of stray dogs in different parts of coal town and also preventing disease like rabies, Dhanbad Municipal Corporation launched a massive dog sterilisation cum rabies inoculation drive.
Around 750 dogs have so far been sterilised. The drive has been launched by DMC in association with Haryana based agency Sneh Animal Welfare Society.
Talking to The Telegraph Online on Wednesday, Dhiraj Kumar, a private veterinarian associated with the project, said, “We carried out both the neutering of male dogs and spaying of female dogs.”
“Around four days of post surgery care are required after the sterilisation. Both the sterilisation and post surgery care are being carried at Chandkuian based hospital of Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority, '' elaborated Kumar.
According to him, stray dogs are being caught from different residential pockets situated across the 55 wards spread over five circles of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC), including, Jharia, Dhanbad, Sindri, Katras and Chhatatand in phase wise manner.
"After the operation and post operative care, they are being sent to the same area from where they were picked up” said Kumar.