The effect of the desexing programs is tangible, immediate and practical. It improves community health, empowers the indigenous community members, raises self-respect and provides a significant return on the money spent. This work addresses an expressed need in a manner which is culturally sensitive and agreed upon by all parties.
AMRRIC does not support 'culling' as a single measure in controlling dog numbers. Evidence demonstrates the ineffectiveness of culling. This approach destroys relationships with dog owners and the future of programs.
If you are seeking assistance with establishing veterinary programs please contact AMRRIC.
For more detailed information read the Dog Health Program Guideline.