The number of stray dogs in the city has come down to 47,000 from two lakhs five years ago due to sterilisation programmes, animal rights organisations claim.
There are four organisations, including the Animal Rights Fund, Krupa, Karuna and Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA), that work in the area through a mandate provided by the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike.
All of them patrol the city each day for stray dogs and take them to the pounds for sterilisation. Once this is done, the dogs are returned to the same area. More >>