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There is an abundance of service for our Visiting Veterinarians. A major aspect of this service is education because most farmers believe that a drug, or an injection will “make” a nutritionally deprived animal better. Our Veterinarians devote much time to informing local animal owners about the benefits of healthy animal management  

For this reason, we have started a program where farmers are encouraged to keep certain basic standards of care. From us they receive support in the…

For centuries and across the world, dogs have been companions to humans,  valuable assistants. For these fortunate ones, their life conditions are generally good. The life of most dogs in India is a vastly different scenario.

In this country there are approximately 30 million stray dogs. This averages out to 1 stray dog per 42 people. By some estimates, there are more stray dogs in India than in any other country. The life of stray dogs is always precarious, sometimes a living…

India is known for loving veneration of its cows and bulls. This is a myth in 21st Century India. We have seen in our Village to Village Animal Welfare Program, that cows and bulls are in the most pathetic condition.

  • Locally this harsh reality is seen in severely emaciated cows, bulls and calves.  Because their mother’s milk is to be sold, year old calves, especially males, are the weight and size of a 4 month old calf
  • Out of 37 cattle seen in 1 village by our…

We are about people protecting animals. What we eat, what our protected animals eat is an essential element of that protection. For this reason organic is important. For our bulls and cows in Nandishala, the ideal would be to have enough land that they could graze all day. Presently, this is not possible. We are, however, growing organic green fodder in fields fertilized with their dung. We also have an organic vegetable garden fertilized with the dung of our bulls and cows. An abundance of…

Planning for Self sufficiency

In keeping with the principle of Self-sufficiency for our program, we are planning the installation of a Bio-Gas plant. The use of cow-dung from our own Nandi-shala and from other local sources, further enhances the potential for self-sufficiency.

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