The Pawsome People Project organises a street dog collaring drive in Coimbatore

With reflective collars, the canines might be seen from a distance and it’ll assist scale back the variety of roadkills at night time

It was final 12 months that Megha Jose witnessed a roadkill. She was in her automotive, on her method to Bengaluru from Coimbatore when a dashing automotive ran over a sleeping-dog on the freeway close to Salem. “It was terrible. The poor animal died instantly. Such incidents are very common and the drivers are not always to blame. In many cases, the animals are not visible in the dark,” she explains.

Megha is the founding father of Coimbatore-based NGO, The Pawsome People Project that works for the welfare of canines. To have fun its first anniversary they’re organising a collaring drive for street canines in the town. “This is the simplest way to reduce the number of accidents at night. With reflective collars, the driver will be able to see the dog from a distance.”

People who want to take part in the drive ought to be pleasant with the canines they plan to collar. “Only then will the dog let them do it. Most of those who have registered feed the animals in their areas. We hope to collar at least a 100 dogs through this drive.” The members can choose up the reflective collars from designated areas in Saibaba Colony and Sowripalayam. “People will receive the address after registration. Along with collars they will also be given biscuit packets to feed the dogs.” Megha guarantees that the volunteers of Pawsome People Project may even preserve a examine on these canines frequently. “We will make sure that the collar is loosened as they grow and that they are healthy,” she explains.

Info you need to use

  • The collaring drive is on September 20. Registrations are open until Sep 20; 12 midday
  • People can donate a reflective collar by paying ₹100
  • There may even be a web based live performance with poetry, dance, and songs on our social media web page on September 27; 7:00 pm on as a a part of their anniversary celebration.
  • Visit to register
  • Call 7259524005 for extra particulars

Pawsome People’s Project works in shut affiliation with the Humane Animal Society in the town. “We take the rescues to their clinic and once they are healthy, leave them back to the place where we picked them from.” So far they’ve sterilised 100 canines, aided in 60 adoptions, and rescued 70. “We also fed close to 1,500 street dogs daily during the lockdown.” The Pawsome People Project will quickly assemble an Indie Dogs Experience Centre in the town. “It will be an area for people to interact with and understand Indian breed dogs and adopt them. We hope to open it in the next six months. In addition to this we are also looking into expanding our service to Chennai,” she says.

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