Chennaiite provides shelter to 12 native canines

Dogs are said to be man’s best friend. But in Tansi Nagar, Velacheri these four-legged ones have a best friend in M Balakrishnan, who has opened his heart and home to 12 native dogs.

These dogs became a part of his family five years ago. From losing a few puppies to parvo virus to having to change the furniture of his house several times to dealing with neighbours, it has not been a smooth sail for Balakrishnan. Continue Reading

Chennai Corpn census records fewer dogs in Teynampet zone

According to Corporation reports, the dogs that were accounted for during the 2014 census numbered to nearly 28,400 in these six zones while the recent census showed around 18,000 dogs. In Teynampet zone, in 2014 about 5,800-5,900 dogs were recorded and so far this year’s dog census is found to be reduced to nearly 3,000 dogs. “More areas are yet to be covered,” said the official. And added that they will be completed in the coming weeks. Continue Reading