World Health Organisation (WHO) EXPERT CONSULTATION ON RABIES

1990 – World Health Organisation (WHO) EXPERT CONSULTATION ON RABIES:

There is no evidence that removal of dogs alone has ever had a significant impact on dog population densities or the spread of rabies. The population turnover of dogs may be so high that even the highest recorded removal rates (about 15% of the dog population) are easily compensated for by increased survival rates. In addition, dog removal may be unacceptable to local communities”.

Alternative approaches, such as the implementation of “soft” population control projects (such as animal birth control) and education on proper health behaviour, responsible dog ownership and proper rubbish disposal, should be studied and, where feasible, their implementation promoted”.

….. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY:

“By maintaining the stray dogs killing the authorities actually acknowledge the incapacity to enforce a policy toward the responsible pet dog ownership, and dog population management”.

 

http://www.who.int/rabies/rabnet/en/
(mail: rabnet@who.int)
Rabies  a.. Dr A. Wandeler
  Centre of Expertise for Rabies, Animal Diseases Research Institute
  3851 Fallowfield Road, P.O. Box 11300, Station H, Nepean, Ontario K2H 8P9
  CANADA
  Tel: (1.613) 228.66.98 Fax: (1.613) 228.66.69
  Email: wandelera@inspection.gc.ca

Reference Experts and Laboratories

 

 

  a.. Dr J. Barrat
  AFSSA-LERPAS, Laboratoire d’études sur la rage et la pathologie des animaux sauvages
  Domaine de Pixérécourt, BP 9, 54220 Malzéville
  FRANCE
  Tel: (33 (0)3) 83.29.89.50 Fax: (33 (0)3) 83.29.89.58
  Email: j.barrat@afssa.fr

  a.. Mme F. Cliquet
  AFSSA-LERPAS, Laboratoire d’études sur la rage et la pathologie des animaux sauvages
  Domaine de Pixérécourt, BP 9, 54220 Malzéville
  FRANCE
  Tel: (33 (0)3) 83.29.89.50 Fax: (33 (0)3) 83.29.89.58
  Email: f.cliquet@afssa.fr

  a.. Dr T. Müller
  Institute of Epidemiology, Friedrich-Loeffler Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health
  Seest. 55, 16868 Wustherhausen/Dosse
  GERMANY
  Tel: (49.33) 97.98.01.86 Fax: (49.33) 97.98.02.00
  Email: thomas.mueller@wus.bfav.de

  a.. Dr Claude Taurai Sabeta
  Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Rabies Unit
  Private Bag X05, Onderstepoort 0110
  SOUTH AFRICA
  Tel: (27.12) 529.94.39 Fax: (27.12) 529.93.90
  Email: sabetac@arc.agric.za

  a.. Dr Anthony Fooks
  Rabies and Wildlife Zoonoses Group, Virology Department, VLA Weybridge
  New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB
  UNITED KINGDOM
  Tel: (44.1932) 35.78.40 Fax: (44.1932) 35.72.39
  Email: t.fooks@vla.defra.gsi.gov.uk

List of centres
Veterinary Medicinal Products

  a.. AFSSA Fougères
  Agence nationale du médicament vétérinaire
  B.P. 203
  35302 Fougères Cedex
  FRANCE
  Tel: 33 (0)2 99.94.78.78/78.71
  Fax: 33 (0)2 99.94.78.99
  E-mail: p.dehaumont@anmv.afssa.fr
  http://www.anmv.afssa.fr/en_anmv
ELISA and Molecular Techniques in Animal Disease Diagnosis

  a.. FAO/IAEA Centre for ELISA and Molecular Techniques in Animal Disease Diagnosis
  International Atomic Energy Agency
  Wagramerstrasse 5
  P.O. Box 100
  A-1400 Wien
  AUSTRIA
  Tel: (43.1) 260.02.83.55
  Fax: (43.1) 260.02.82.22
  E-mail: a.diallo@iaea.org
Animal Disease Surveillance Systems and Risk Analysis

  a.. Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health
  USDA-APHIS-VS-CEAH
  2150 Centre Avenue, Building B
  Fort Collins, Colorado 80526-8117
  UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  Tel: (1.970) 494.70.01
  Fax: (1.970) 472.26.68
  E-mail: cristobal.zepeda@aphis.usda.gov
  http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/ceah/ceahpage.htm
Diagnosis and Control of Animal Diseases in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Transcaucasia

  a.. Federal Governmental Institution, Federal Centre for Animal Health, FGI-ARRIAH (1)
  Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
  600901 Yur’evets, Vladimir
  RUSSIA
  Tel: (7.4922) 26.38.77
  Fax: (7.4922) 26.19.14
  E-mail: mail@arriah.ru
  http://www.arriah.ru (russian version)
  http://www.arriah.ru/portal/en (english version)

Food Safety, Diagnosis and Control of Animal Diseases in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Transcaucasia

  a.. All-Russian Research Institute for Control(2)
  Standardisation and Certification of Veterinary Preparations
  Ministry of Agriculture and Food
  5 Zvenigorodskoye shosse,
  123022 Moscow
  RUSSIA
  Tel: (7.095) 253.14.91
  Fax: (7.095) 253.14.91
  E-mail: Vgnki-vet@mtu-net.ru
Diagnosis of Animal Diseases and Vaccine Evaluation in the Americas

  a.. Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics
  College of Veterinary Medicine
  Iowa State University
  Ames
  Iowa 50011
  UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  Tel: (1.515) 294.84.59
  Fax: (1.515) 294.82.59
  E-mail: iicab@iastate.edu
  http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/iicab/
Food-Borne Zoonotic Parasites

  a.. Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  Centre for Animal Parasitology
  116 Veterinary Road
  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 2R3>
  CANADA
  Tel: (1.306) 975.53.44
  Fax: (1.306) 975.57.11
  E-mail: agajadhar@inspection.gc.ca
New and Emerging Diseases

  a.. CSIRO, Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL)
  5 Portarlington Road, Private Bag 24, Geelong 3220, Victoria
  AUSTRALIA
  Tel: (61.3) 52.27.50.00
  Fax: (61.3) 52.27.55.55
  E-mail: martyn.jeggo@csiro.au
Training of Official Veterinarians

  a.. Ecole nationale des Services vétérinaires
  1 avenue Bourgelat
  BP 83
  69280 Marcy l’Etoile
  FRANCE
  Tel: (33(0)4) 78.87.25.45
  Fax: (33(0)4) 78.87.25.48
  E-mail: ensv@ensv.vet-lyon.fr
Research and Training in Population Animal Health Diagnosis and Surveillance Systems

  a.. International Epilab, National Veterinary Institute
  Technical University of Denmark
  Bulowsvej 27, DK-1790, Copenhagen V
  DENMARK
  Tel: (45) 72.34.62.43
  Fax: (45) 72.34.60.01
  E-mail: hvi@vet.dtu.dk
  http://www.food.dtu.dk
Biotechnology-based Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases in Veterinary Medicine

  a.. National Veterinary Institute, 751 89 Uppsala
  SWEDEN
  Tel: (46.18) 67.40.00
  Fax: ( 46.18) 67.46.69
  E-mail: sandor.belak@sva.se
Emerging and Re-emerging Zoonotic Diseases

  a.. National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC
  Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Dieseases
  1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop C12, Room 6034, Building 1
  Atlanta, Georgia 30333
  UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  Tel: (1-404) 639.38.31
  Fax: (1-404) 639.44.41
  E-mail: nmarano@cdc.gov
Zoonoses in Europe

  a.. Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute
  Boddenblick 5a
  17493 Greifswald
  Insel Riems
  GERMANY
  Tel: ( 49-38351) 7-102
  Fax: ( 49-38351) 7-151
  E-mail: thomas.mettenleiter@fli.bund.de
Training of Veterinary Services

  a.. Centro Buenos Aires para la Capacitación de los Servicios Veterinarios (CEBASEV )
  Avenida Alexander Fleming 1653 Piso 1, CP 1640 – Martinez, Pcia de Buenos Aires
  ARGENTINA
  Tel: (54.11) 41.21.53.53
  Fax: ( 54.11) 41.21.53.60
  E-mail: asilvest@senasa.gov.ar
Information on Aquatic Animal Diseases

  a.. The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences (CEFAS)
  Weymouth Laboratory
  Barrack Road, The Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UB
  UNITED KINGDOM
  Tel: (44.1305) 20.66.26
  Fax: (44.1305) 20.66.27
  E-mail: b.j.hill@cefas.co.uk
  http://www.collabcen.net
Wildlife Disease Surveillance and Monitoring, Epidemiology and Management

  a.. Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre (CCWHC), Department of Veterinary Pathology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon S7N 5B4
  CANADA
  Tel.: (+1-800) 567.20.33
  E-mail: ccwhc@usask.ca
Animal Welfare Science and Bioethical Analysis (Asia/Pacific)

  a.. Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre (AWSBC) at Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North,
  NEW ZEALAND
  Tel.: (+6) 350.48.07
  E-mail: d.j.mellor@massey.ac.nz

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Bangalore: ‘Poopey’ Needs a Loving Home; Can You Help ?

This is a picture of ‘Poopey’. An abandoned little pom.
He is an active, lovable little dog and all he needs is a roof above his head and a caring, compassionate master.
This is a humble request for all of you who do not believe in’buying’ dogs but instead believe in adopting them.
Poopey can be as good a companion as any of the pure breed dogs.
Plus an additional bonus is the feeling of having saved a life.
Please do think about it and for some reason if you cannot adopt him yourself  
I request you to kindly forward this to all your friends in bangalore who could possibly be interested in making a kind, life changing gesture for poopey. For now he is being shuttled around but we are not being able to find a permanent solution.
We do not want him to be abandoned once more and left to fend for himself. Please help us in finding a home for poopey again.
We think poopey deserves a second chance. Hope u do too.  thanks.
If anybody is interested please reply to  itsjaysal@gmail.com or call 9845149305
thanks again. have a great day!

Petition to End Chinese Trade in Cat and Dog Fur

Subject:  Petition to end Chinese trade in cat and dog fur. 

Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008  

Every year in China 2,000,000 cats and dogs suffer a horrific death skinned alive for their fur. 
Please go to the link below and sign the petition to put an end to this abhorrent trade.