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Sri Lanka battles rabies with ‘stray dog sanctuaries’

May 26, 2011 11:01:20 PM - adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka said Thursday it planned to set up sanctuaries for stray dogs in a bid to remove them from the streets and tackle a growing rabies problem. The mainly Buddhist nation has banned the killing of stray dogs since 2005 but is spending over five million dollars annually to treat dog bite victims, the health ministry said. MORE...