23 Dec '11, 11pm

No blanket culling of strays, AVA assures dog lovers (via ST iPhone App)

Animal lovers had raised concerns about whether the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) was stepping up its efforts to cull dogs in the area, following an attack on a female jogger last week. -- PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS By Amelia Tan The authorities on Friday responded to complaints from animal lovers about stray dogs being trapped and culled at Punggol Waterway. They said they do not practise blanket culling and strays which can be adopted will be rehomed. Those that cannot will be put down humanely. Animal lovers had raised concerns about whether the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) was stepping up its efforts to cull dogs in the area, following an attack on a female jogger last week. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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