During the hot summer all life comes to a standstill. People move to higher and cooler places. Left behind, animals, nature and people are in survival mode. Not only are our mango trees dying but we are also facing a financial drought during that time. Once or twice a year I have to whine and
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For several years we are already working on the development of the new wildlife rescue centre close to the reserve forest. It was bare peanut land. A lot of trees have to be planted to give cover for the wild animals in our care. Although we are still waiting for the permission from the Central
Thanks to Help Animals India, the dogs being operated on at Karuna Society are now much safer and comfortable thanks to the Oximeter provided by them. Now the dogs will not wake up during operation and the vet can top up the anaesthetic in time. He is also warned if anything else goes wrong. A
When the temperature finally came down and we received a few blissful showers, we heaved a big sigh of relief. However, after that promising start the monsoon has left us dry and without rain there will be no grass in the forest for our grazing animals. We are now facing a new threat to the
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
Several months ago both our old house dogs died. Now we have two new friends, both from the shelter. The black and white one came in as a puppy after a small accident and the brown/white one was already a Karuna dog with only three legs. She created mayhem in the village as she is
The organic garden at Karuna Society needs to rest between March and July; nothing can grow during the hot and dry summer. The plots have to be cleaned and the compost prepared. After the first rains, the compost has to be given to the hungry soil. From August onwards there will again be a season
Just to remind you, this is Blacky, a paralyzed dog living with us for at least 5 years. Although he can move himself a bit, he needs daily attention and care. That is all done by our loving attendants. Most of our work is not ‘spectacular” but consist of day after day caring and nursing
In the morning, the camel and donkeys are waiting for the leftovers of the dog breakfast porridge.
We are so happy, it is raining! We desperately need water so there is food for our rescued animals!