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Animal Lovers Rally to Save Stray Dogs in Singapore | Care2 Causes

Animal Lovers Rally to Save Stray Dogs in Singapore | Care2 Causes

After a jogger was scratched and bitten by a pack of stray dogs on December 14 at a new park in Punggol in Singapore, the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has stepped up efforts to round up the stray dogs around the area. Almost 30 dogs have been caught. About 4 have been deemed to be aggressive, and been put down. Since then, animal-loving Singaporeans have rallied to the cause, setting up a Facebook page appealing to Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Member of Parliament Ms Penny Low and the AVA to stop the culling. “There are so many ways we could meaningfully reduce the homeless animal population. Actively discouraging people from abandoning animals. Letting people give animals a home in their flats. Supporting and encouraging sterilization of animals. All of these solutions would be better than killing tens of thousands of homeless animals under the guise of ‘public safety’...

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