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What is The Indie Dog? The indigenous dog? The Indian Dog? The Independent Dog? All of the above?
The stories about the Indie dog are plenty. Everyone I speak to has a different story and yet there’s one common goal. To love, nurture and stop the rapid multiplying of hapless and helpless animals.
They are smart and have figured out how to survive amidst aggressive humans and vehicles each day, whilst looking for food. Humans are the only hope for this group of four-legged mutts.
Humans. Me for sure, but you? Yes?
In each episode I will speak to all sorts of people who have come into the world of animal rescue and rehab, mostly by chance, to discover a calling that they never dreamt they had.
Dogs are funny like that, especially streeties. They know how to yank at your heartstrings. I have cried and laughed through my interviews but come out on the other side with a sense of purpose: that I can make a difference.
Mehvash Arslan has been a resident of Cooke Town for the past 10 years or so. She works in an NGO that helps small businesses like the local tea walla, or the isthri lady. But her involvement is unusual. She has accidentally… or deliberately… found herself rescuing older, very sick, severely disabled, even blind […]
https://www.buzzsprout.com/1899047/9900663 She found help, in the name of #JudeFelix, India’s most celebrated hockey player.The life of a street dog may not be easy. But it’s harder still for the people who care for them. This is just one story.