Chowrasta, the most intriguing square in Darjeeling is one of the best spots to hang out, with friends, family, and children. It is thronged by many locals and tourists alike every day and the place has been an open home to many dogs and of course, the Ponies, which are used for joy rides.
Author: Christine Townend (Christine Townend)
On observance of World Rabies Day & Animal Welfare Fortnight 2021-2, an Animal Birth Control camp was conducted by Kalimpong Animal Shelter at ARD Department, Dungra. The government vets from Dungra, ARD had set up a place for camp in their own work premise. The locals from nearby areas were notified of the camp so that they could bring their pet animals.
Every day, there are numerous calls for rescues of dogs from different corners in Darjeeling. Sometimes, the team has to travel to far off Tea estates and bring the dog all the way to the Shelter after rescue. There have been several rescues of injured dogs this week.