Over 2,000 dogs vaccinated in camp

 Over 2,000 dogs have been vaccinated as part of the North Delhi Municipal Corporations’s anti-rabies drive in the capital, officials said on Thursday.

“A total of 2,206 dogs (pets and stray) were vaccinated under the Anti-Rabies Vaccination Camp organised by Veterinary Service Department of Civil Lines Zone at Baba Khimam Singh Park in Ashok Vihar area,” a NDMC statement said.

While 253 dogs have been vaccinated against rabies at the camp site, 1,953 dogs were vaccinated under the door step programme at various sites of Ashok Vihar I, II and III, Wazirpurur JJ Colony, Bunkar Colony, Bharat Nagar, Model Town, Rohini, Gulabi Bagh, New Police Lines, Paschim Vihar among other places, Additional Commissioner (DEMS) Deepak Hastir said.

“Besides, 110 dogs were registered with the Veterinary Service Department of Civil Lines Zone and 89 dog tokens were issued to dog owners during this camp,” Hastir said.
The camp was organised in collaboration with an NGO.

In this camp, dog-catching teams of Karol Bagh Zone, Sadar Paharganj Zone, City Zone and Narela Zone participated to cover maximum number of dogs, officials said.

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