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1. Sign up for our email alerts to get involved in helping the animals.
2. Visit our pages on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other online networks.
3. Add our video and pictures to your website, blog, or social networking page and link to our website.

 

Be an advocate of Blue Cross of India and spread the word

 

4. Write letters to the editor on our issues.
5. Ask local radio and television stations to air Blue Cross of India service announcements like Adoption Camp, Rescue, etc.,
6. Post flyers and spread the word Adoption, Rescue Services, Ambulance Services and ABC program.
7. Distribute Blue Cross of India literature at events and stores.
8. Encourage radio and television talk shows to discuss animal issues addressed by Blue Cross of India.
9. Sponsor a “Support Blue Cross of India” billboard in your community.
10. Organise a World Spay Day event in your community along with Blue Cross of India.
11. Arrange Animal Health camps in your community in partnership with Blue Cross of India.
12. Work to get your local universities or your child's schools to partner with Blue Cross of India on Animal Right awareness.
13. Book and sponsor Blue Cross of India staff for lectures at schools and universities—contact us if you're interested.
14. Sponsor a Pet Health Camp at schools.

 

Raise funds for our work

 

15. See how you can raise funds for animals at Blue Cross of India.
16. Make a personal annual gift to Blue Cross of India or sign up for an automatic monthly pledge on your credit card.
17. Make a memorial gift in honour of a friend or animal companion or give gift memberships to friends or family members.
18. Host a Corporate Executive department meeting, and have a Blue Cross of India executive or subject expert speak at the event.
19. Ensure Blue Cross of India is eligible for giving programs at your workplace and explore matching gifts from your employer.
20. Donate your used vehicle to benefit Blue Cross of India.
21. Include Blue Cross of India as a beneficiary in your will.

 

What you can do on your own

 

22. Help animals in your everyday life
23. Purchase cruelty-free cosmetics and household products.
24. Give up meat from your diet.
25. Adopt a pet from Blue Cross of India shelter.
26. Support compassion in fashion.
27. Turn your outdoor space into a backyard sanctuary and find humane ways to deal with the animal problem.
28. Prepare a disaster kit for your animals.

 

Get involved in your community

 

29. Create awareness and help Neuter and Spay pets in your community
30. Participate in Animal Rescue Team training and sign up to help animals in crisis.

Facebook Posts

Stray Dog Denim dedicated to helping stray dogs find their forever homes in Los Angeles

True to its name, Stray Dog Denim is dedicated to animal rescue. They help to promote adoptions through social media, and look forward to more partnerships with animal welfare groups. "We want to ensure that even the scruffiest of dogs find their soul-mate. Sometimes all it takes is a little love and kindness to bring out the true personality of a shelter dog," says Rovin, who has trained two rescue dogs for therapy work in nursing homes. The company plans to encourage others down this path with "canine good citizen" training resources.

Lead designer, Sasha Rovin, came up with the idea for the brand when she struggled to find suitable garb for her edgy rescue dog, Scraps. Found on the streets of Los Angeles, Scraps needed outerwear that reflected his no-nonsense sensibility - hip, understated, durable and, of course, comfy.

A nice way to raise funds to help rescues efforts.
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Meet Amma, the 65-year-old ragpicker from Delhi who takes care of 400 stray dogs

She lives in a shack in Saket in southern Delhi and earns about Rs 200 (around 3.25 USD) a day, almost all of which she spends on the neighbourhood dogs. This is the story of Pratima Devi, a 65-year-old ragpicker who takes care of almost 400 dogs every day.

A saviour for stray dogs

After moving to Delhi about 30 years ago, Pratima initially started working as a cook for a few households in the city. After a few years, she started a cigarette shop at the PVR Anupam Complex in Saket, when she started to look after the dogs in the neighbourhood. When her shop was broken down by the police and Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), she started working as a scavenger, collecting waste from nearby shops and offices and selling it, after segregation, for a meagre amount of money.

The number of dogs that she started caring for grew in no time, and one day she found herself feeding and caring for almost 400 dogs on a daily basis.

Married at a young age, Pratima ran away from Nandigram, her village in West Bengal, to make a life for herself in New Delhi. Coming from a dysfunctional home and having suffered marital abuse, Pratima finds the company of dogs much more endearing and comforting than the company of fellow human beings. Taking care of our furry friends isn’t new to her — even back in her village, she had a few stray dogs that she would feed and take care of regularly. All these dogs have become her family.

Pratima takes care of the dogs’ every need. She feeds them twice a day, gives them milk in the evening. and takes care of all their medical expenditure including vaccinations and treatments. Pratima takes the dogs to Friendicoes, an animal welfare organisation, during emergencies. Pratima has been receiving undying support from this institution. She visits them quite often in case of accidents, illness, or health-related issues of the dogs. Friendicoes even helps Pratima get the dogs neutered and vaccinated.

An inspiration for many

The story of Amma, the stray dog saviour, has reached far and wide. A lot of dog lovers visit her and offer her help. Amma allows the people who visit her to adopt puppies, and in this manner, several disabled canines have also found good homes.

Inspired by Pratima’s noble and selfless deeds, Sudeshna Guha Roy, an independent filmmaker, decided to make a documentary on her. Sudeshna, talking about how she met Pratima, says, “My team and I had enrolled for a social film-making competition and we were looking for subjects for the film when my mother told me about Pratima Devi.

Inspired by her work and moved by the desire to help Amma and her children, Sudeshna has been running a crowdfunding campaign to help Pratima improve her condition. “Pratima has been working hard day and night, with every penny going in to take care of these stray dogs. She receives a new puppy almost every week. The number of her 'children' is ever increasing, so is her expenditure,” says Sudeshna.

Pratima doesn’t have the money to buy her own medicines or fix her broken-down roof, and yet she does everything possible to take care of these dogs with all she can, while she can.

News Courtesy:
m.yourstory.com/2017/01/pratima-devi-stray-dogs/
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Adopt our shelter pups and kittens.

Just in case you unable to, please consider supporting these lovely little animals.

Please visit the link below to show you care for animals:
bluecrossofindia.org/donate/

Rs.500 (US$ 7.5) feeds a cat or a dog for one month.

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Happy Pongal dear fans!

Love animals. Loving Animals has benefits too. In a survey by the American Animal Hospital Association, 40 percent of married couples who owned pets reported they received more emotional support from their pet than from their family.
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