KARACHI: Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) this week has formally launched a project for reduction the reproductive capacity of stray dogs hosted.
According to the SAU spokespersons, SAU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Fateh Marri reviewed the ongoing operation and expressed satisfaction over the project. In order to reduce the scourge of stray dogs in Tandojam city and neighboring areas, the varsity has started practical work on the project.
On the directions of Vice-Chancellor, the Department of Surgery has started operations under the supervision of Dr. Ahmad Nawaz Tunio, a veterinary Expert.
On Tuesday, the VC visited also the Operation Theater that recently inaugurated for this cause. He praised the efforts and excellent work of Dr. Ahmed Nawaz Tunio, Chairman, Department of Surgery and his team,
On the occasion addressing the experts and students the VC said that the project would reduce the rapidly growing breeds of dogs and would reduce dog bites incidents. He said that without killing the dogs the breed and number can be reduced if we work in a systematic way.
He said that after the success of the project, it could be extended to other areas and efforts would be made to extend projects or MoUs with the concerned departments and agencies to run the project on a large scale
On the occasion, Dean Dr. Syed Ghiyasuddin Shah Rashdi and Dr. Ahmad Nawaz Tunio said that on the instructions of the Vice Chancellor, small-scale technical work has been started to reduce the reproductive capacity of dogs at Tandojam and related areas. Stray dogs are being operated so that there is no need to kill the dogs. They told that Students have also taken an interest in the research work and have started participating in the operation