CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: May 15th, 2019

Title of the Project                  Animal welfare awareness through advocacy & Address Aggressive dog population

Location of the project         Thimphu, Samtse, Dagana, Paro, Punakha

Name of the applicant           Royal Society for Protection & Care of Animals (RSPCA)

Duration of the project         18 Months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu) Nu 1,710,050.00

Objectives of the project             

  • Create Awareness
  • Change Behaviour & encourage community pet ownership
  • Educate people on managing stray population
  • Educate on canine related diseases
  • Make community safe from aggressive stray dogs

Target groups/ final beneficiaries           

  • Communities and schools in target Dzongkhags, rescued animals & public at large
  • Paro, Samtse Dagana, Thimphu

Estimated results           

  • Minimize risk of canine related diseases
  • Awareness on importance of anti rabies vaccination
  • Community ownership of stray dogs
  • Inculcated sense of moral responsibility for proper care and humane treatment of animals
  • Created safe environment for communities

Main activities  

  • Awareness programs in target areas
  • Repair & maintenance of shelter house for aggressive dogs