LEH: The UT administration has sterilized around 26,684 dogs till July 10 under a specified scheme on mission mode to control the dog population along with an anti-rabies program.
Also, for remote areas, the sterilization process will be carried out after every 15 days. The administration has appealed to residents to not throw the leftover food everywhere, and register your pet at the Municipal Committee Leh.
Recently in the month of June, among the aforementioned data, Animal Husbandry Leh had organised a 3-day animal birth control and anti-rabies camp in Nyoma Sub-division where a total of 128 dogs were sterilized and vaccinated against rabies.
It was also informed that a total of 54 dogs were sterilized in the Mudh Army camp on the first day, followed by 55 dogs in Nyoma village, 18 dogs in Niddar village and 1 in Keray in the subsequent days.
Similarly, in the same month the concerned department had held a five-day Animal Birth Control (ABC) and Anti Rabies Vaccination Camp at Temisgam, Khaltse and Wanla villages of Khaltse sub-division whereat a total of 189 stray dogs were sterilized and vaccinated against rabies in the camp.
Further, it was informed that the camps were part of an initiative by the Animal Husbandry Department Leh aimed at controlling the stray dog population and preventing the spread of rabies.
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