Noida: To take care of the dog menace and reports of conflicts from several areas, the Noida Authority has been sterilising stray dogs in the city. In August, 1,119 stray dogs were sterilised by the Public Health Department.
The Health Department is visiting the different sectors of Noida to catch the stray dogs for sterilisation. After the sterilisation, the Health Department is releasing them back in their natural habitats.
As per the Supreme Court guidelines, stray dogs have to be released back to the same place after sterilisation and vaccination.
The drive is being conducted under – Noida’s campaign to manage stray dogs.
“Stray Dogs are being sterilised as per a weekly schedule prepared by our Public Health Department across entire Noida. Post-sterilisation the dogs are released in their original natural habitat as mandated by Supreme Court ruling,” tweeted Ritu Maheshwari, CEO of Noida Authority.
Sterilisation and vaccination effectively control the stray dogs’ population, prevent rabies and reduce human-dog conflict.