Article 51-A(g) of Indian Constitution states that, “It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife and to have compassion for living creatures.”
Stray dogs that have been operated for birth control cannot be captured or relocated by anybody including any authority, ABC Rules 2001.
To kill or maim any animal, including stray animals, is a punishable offence. IPC Sections 428 and 429.
Abandoning any animal for any reason can land you in prison for up to three months. Section 11(1)(i) and Section 11(1)(j), PCA Act, 1960.
. Around 10,000 dogs are killed every year during China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival