In 2005, The Welfare of Stray Dogs decided to celebrate the second Sunday of May every year as “Stray Dog Day.” This year it will be held at the Dhanraj Mahal in Colaba( Near Cottage Industries/Gateway Of India) on May 14, 2006 at 4:30 pm.
This year, the organization will felicitate seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the cause of stray dog welfare, public health and above all, furthered the goal of harmonious co-existence of dogs and humans. Seven of these awardees are human, two are dogs.
WSD will felicitate two “ Stray Dog Friends”, five “Stray Dog Saviours” and two “Stray Dog Heroes.” WSD products (for humans and dogs) will also be on sale. People can buy gourmet vegetarian food prepared and sponsored by the Taj President, Mocha, Zaffran , Joss & Patchi chocolates. Cyrus Broacha will compere the event and Mr. Cyrus Guzder, CMD, AFL will hand over the token of appreciation to the awardees. The honorary director of the Helen Keller institute, Ms Behroze Vaccha will also be present.
Kids can get themselves photographed with the kennel dogs and the “Stray Dog Heroes”by WSD volunteer and professional photographer Rohan Mukherjee.
Read more about the Stray Dog day on Indianwriting and hope to see you there !!