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Karuna Society for Animals and Nature has been established in Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, South India since 2000. It is a registered non-profit organization working for animal welfare and the environment by providing free medical care and shelter for sick, injured, abandoned and abused animals, while sustaining all food production with organic farming and alternative fuels.

“Karuna”, in sanskrit, means compassion, which is the motivating force behind all our activities.

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2017-06-21 Karuna ABC Dog Article 4 small

The Solution to Controlling Stray Dog Population in India

Dear Friends, We can all agree on the fact that ABC/AR (Animal Birth Control / Anti-Rabies) is the only way to control the stray dog population: it is advised by the WH organisation and it is the law in India. Then the problem starts: There are not enough AWO's (Animal Welfare Organizations) and AH (Animal Husbandry) departments to conduct the surgeries. Not enough well trained and caring veterinary surgeons; this results in cruelty, mismanagement and ...
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