A few steps for man......a giant leap for animalkind

1959

A group called Animal Aid Association (AAA) comes together

1964

AAA is renamed and Blue Cross of India is born. One of its flagship activities, animal birth control (ABC) surgeries and vaccinations for street dogs begins.

Blue Cross Of India sets up its first full fledged animal hospital and sanctuary on the Thosophical Society grounds.

1966

1996

Wo​rld Health Org (WHO) endorses ABC-AR in 1990. Blue Cross Of India is instrumental in stopping street animal culling in 1996 in the city of Madras. Other cities in India soon follow. 

1997

Animal Welfare Board Of India (AWBI) adopts ABC-AR making it a national policy in India. ABC-AR is cited as one of the watershed moments in world environmental history and has been called out by the Radford University on their Environmental History Timeline.

2001

The Government Of India notifies 'Animal Birth Control (Dogs) Rules'. Making ABC-AR a legal reqirement throughout India.

20​07

Jaipur in 2003 and Madras in 2007 record 'Zero' human deaths due to rabies​ for the first time since records were kept, primarily attributed to the agressive ABC-AR programmes in these cities. Other cities follow.                   

NOW

2022 - ​Blue Cross Of India enters its Fifty Eighth Year ​of service to the voiceless. Standing tall amongst the most active animal welfare groups in India with hospitals, shelters, ambulance services and an active humane education programme. In collab with Four Paws, launches India's first mobile hospital for on-site treatment of street animals.

SIX  DECADES IN WELFARE OF ANIMALS 

Rescues

Birth Control

Hospital & Clinic

Shelters

58  years in the city of Chennai

307226
224053
104030
   5230

rescues
abc surgeries
adoptions
complex extractions   

the last 1 year - 2021

rescue​s
abc surgeries
adoptions
complex extractions

10594
4324
2015
   640

CHANGING THE LIVES OF THE MOST STREET ANIMALS IN ANY CITY, ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD
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