Serena Williams with a vegan tennis racquet and ball It is a lesser-known fact that one of the world’s first fully vegan tennis racquets was made right here in Chennai. An aluminium alloy frame with synthetic strings, the AI 1000 was the first to have a vinyl rexine (artificial leather cloth) handle cover, unlike all […]
While many calves are lucky and grow up under their mother’s care, some orphans are raised by our animal handlers with the same love and tenderness. It is important that both the mother and baby receive round-the-clock care, nourishment and shelter for the first few months, which Blue Cross of India strives to provide. We […]
BLUE CROSS OF INDIA IS NOT A DUMP YARD! And we cannot stress this enough. * Last night, an auto driver literally threw this mom and her newborn babies into the horse riding school adjacent our Guindy campus and drove away. This morning, a driver who had brought 2 young kids to the school, spotted […]
“Almost every day, Blue Cross of India receives calls from pet parents, who want to “donate” their dog/cat to us… meaning they want to give their pet away. This could be due to a number of reasons such as family pressure, apartment/landlord not allowing, transferring cities and so on. When we deny their request, they […]
We are delighted to announce that the Winsome Constance Kindness Award for 2020 has been conferred on one of our founders Dr. S. Chinny Krishna. Previous recipients of this award given by the Kindness Trust of Australia include world renowned Dr. Jane Goodall and Sir David Attenborough and some of the leading animal welfare activists […]
On the occasion of World Animal Day (WAD), October 4 each year, special programmes are held all over the world. While the reason behind WAD is to remind everyone to be kind to animals, we must be kind all the time. The Blue Cross of India has been observing WAD since 2009, among other things, […]
Volunteers train for animal handling, rope accession, descending, Rope Knots, Rope rigging animal First aid and animal welfare training programmes. The training is put into practice daily in rescuing different species of animals from wells and buildings. Training in animal laws and filing police cases are also imparted.
This Sunday was an ecstatic day for us at BCI. An adoption drive took place at Forum Vijaya Mall, Vadapalani, Chennai, and it was an extremely successful event! 20 puppies were adopted.