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Watch | Kerala goes on a culling spree to kill stray dogs

Sep 29, 2016 11:33 IST
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A local administrative body in Kerala state has gone on a culling spree to kill all stray dogs in their village following repeated complaints of menace from residents in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram city. The 17-member panchayat in Kalady area of Ernakulam district took the decision in the wake of attacks by stray dogs on domestic animals and children. Animal rights activist Sumitha said weak animal welfare laws result in such incidents. Several cases of animal cruelty have been reported from across the country in the recent past.