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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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Devotees and the Care of Dogs in Puttaparthi

by Clementien Pauws, President of Karuna Society for Animals and Nature, Puttaparthi SAI RAM, Devotees around the globe. Over the last few months there has been confusion, pain and sadness about the alleged killing/poisoning of a group of nine dogs inside the Ashram. I am writing to you to inform you about the larger picture of the lives of street dogs in India, the killing of dogs that still continues by municipalities of cities, towns ...
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