Posted On 04/05/2012 By In Law for Animals With 1267 Views

A Dog’s Life: Catalyzing activism for stray dogs. Conference and Panel Discussion on 26th May 2012 Bangalore organized by ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’

** Conference and Panel Discussion: For who want to intervene for dogs in Bangalore ** Empower yourself with the tools and knowledge necessary to act. Learn from the experiences and listen to the impressive speaker line up including:

  • Anjali Sharma: A lawyer practicing at the Delhi High Court & the Supreme Court, and an animal rights activist. Member of AWBI. On the Governing Board of VoSD
  • Naina Athale: Naina Athale is the Managing Committee member of In Defense of Animals (IDA) India, a co-opted member of the AWBI and a Governing Board Member of FIAPO. Visiting faculty of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. On the Advisory Board of VoSD
  • Kelly Johnson: Governing Board member of VoSD trained Animal Behaviorist from Germany. Leads VoSD investigations and location coverage in Bangalore and hands on dog rescuer.
  • Rakesh Shukla: Founder & CEO of TWB & Founder of VoSD. Having spend all his life in telecommunications technologies, now spends it with dogs.


  • 0800-0900: Delegate registration and set up
  • 0900-0930: Inaugural Address “Activism means – Intervention”
  • 0930-1100: Basic law and rights for stray dogs (Talk/ Anjali Sharma)
    • PCA/ Dog Rules/ Indian Penal Code/ Court action
  • 1100-1130: Tea
  • 1130-1230: Citizens and activist action (Talk/ Naina Athale)
    • Action by citizens – handling the community, RWAs, police complaints
  • 1230-1300: The players issues & history of Bangalore dogs (Talk/ Rakesh)
    • Familiarity with AWOs/ Wards/ BBMP contact points etc
  • 1300-1400: Lunch
  • 1400-1430: Medical intervention on the road for stray dogs (Talk/ Dr Pavan)
    • Managing medical emergencies, routine dog problems etc
  • 1430-1530: Responsibilities of AWOs & Municipalities (Talk/ Anjali)
  • 1530-1600: Tea
  • 1600-1730: Panel discussion on the issues that face Bangalore’s dogs:
  • 1730: Event close

Registration details

  • Step 1: RSVP needs to be on the VoSD FB events page
  • Step 2: Pay the delegate fee INR 500 to via check in favor of ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’ before the conference date or in cash at the conference venue at 8 AM on conference day

Note: This is a day long – paid event. Lunch and refreshments will be served at the venue. For registrations on location RSVP in advance is still necessary.

For details and clarifications please contact

Kelly Johnson I I 09880371833Rakesh Shukla I I 9845041426

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