Dogs bite student on neck at KU

Dogs bite student on neck at KU

Raja Aasim Srinagar: A postgraduate student at the University of Kashmir was attacked by dogs in the campus Saturday morning, leaving her with deep bite injuries on the neck. The female student from Botany department was, according to witnesses, sitting in the Botanical garden of the campus for her project, when she was attacked. “I […]

Stray dogs on prowl in Sopore

Stray dogs on prowl in Sopore

Mohammad Younis Sopore: The increasing stray dog population is posing a serious threat to the human population in the Sopore and locals blamed authorities for failing to respond effectively. The areas where dogs are found in hundrends and pose a serious threat to humans include bus stand Sopore, new colony, Shalpora and Iqbal nagar. “No […]

6-year old mauled to death by stray dogs at Wadoora

6-year old mauled to death by stray dogs at Wadoora

Sopore: In a horrifying incident, a six-year-old boy was mauled to death by stray dogs in Wadoora Village in the outskirts of Sopore Monday. Hadiya Mushtaq, daughter of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar was returning home from a local madrasa in Muslim Mohalla of Wadoora village when she was attacked by the dogs. A senior police official […]

Stray dogs roam in frightening numbers in Budgam

Stray dogs roam in frightening numbers in Budgam

BUDGAM: The menace of stray dogs is assuming an alarming proportion in various localities of Budgam, with an Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme report citing 3000 cases of dog bites from the district in 2017. Local residents say the presence of too many stray canines on the roads, streets, parks, playgrounds and around water bodies presents […]

HC seek status report on dog sterlisation

HC seek status report on dog sterlisation

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High court on Monday directed Srinagar Municipal Corporation to file the status report on sterilization and immunization of dogs in Srinagar City in the last three years. “We note that from 2011, this court has directed for sterilization and immunization of dogs by SMC and it is now 6th year. […]

3200 dog bites reported in Budgam in 2017

3200 dog bites reported in Budgam in 2017

Sadaf Shabir BUDGAM: Budgam has witnessed an uptick in dog menace cases as stray dogs attacked more than three thousand people last year alone. According to Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) report, 2016 witnessed above 2700 cases of dog bites in the central Kashmir district. Last year, the toll reached 3200 showing an upward trend […]

Rabid dogs on prowl in Bandipora

Rabid dogs on prowl in Bandipora

15 bitten in one day, 2 to 3 cases reported daily for the past few months, municipality helpless Bandipora: At least 15 persons, women and children among them, were bitten by rabid dogs in a single day in Bandipora, creating a sense of fear among the people. Medical officials say that they are dealing with […]

Ever intensifying human animal conflict

Ever intensifying human animal conflict

As bear and leopard attacks continue, rising dog populations take its toll – 6264 dog bite cases in 2015-16 SRINAGAR: Encroachment on the fringes of forestland, change in crop pattern and lack of experts to relocate dangerous animals has increased man-animal conflict over the years in J&K, particularly in the valley. Attacks by dogs have […]

SMC to rope in jobless vets to sterilise dogs

SMC to rope in jobless vets to sterilise dogs

Doctors will be paid Rs 500-1000 per dog SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) will engage veterinary doctors to tackle the dog menace in the city. The doctors will be paid an honorarium per dog sterilised. SMC incharge commissioner Dr Shafqat Khan told Kashmir Reader that doctors will be paid between Rs 500 and Rs […]