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World’s First Pet Homelessness Index Unveiled in India

There is need for stronger enforcement of animal welfare standards and law enforcement against cruelty to animals, especially at local levels of government. An advisory board of leading animal welfare experts released the first ever State of Pet Homelessness Index at the Habitat Centre, New Delhi, in partnership with Mars Petcare India. This is the...
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Adopt indie pets at 3-day virtual adoption drive in Mumbai

The pandemic not only saw a rise in requests on social media from rescuers, shelters, NGOs, and other individuals to share adoption appeals but also in the number of aspirant pet parents looking for pets to adopt. Mars Petcare and Petsy with its virtual pet adoption portal brings together both these stakeholders together and...
World Snow Leopard Day

Community-based Tourism: Protecting Nature, Conserving Traditions

Bright blue skies, lofty peaks and emerald green water – I stood mesmerized, watching the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers. The clean air and tranquillity of Ladakh was a refreshing change from the everyday hustle-bustle of Delhi. Ladakh is known for its breathtaking mountain scenery, wildlife and unique culture. I was back here again...
homeless animals

Thought leaders came together for MARS Petcare webinar on welfare of homeless animals

MARS Petcare hosted a webinar on June 30 that aimed to identify and address issues around the welfare of homeless animals in India. The seminar brought together stakeholder representatives, NGOs and government bodies to find solutions for the welfare of stray companion animals. On the panel were Dr. Chinny Krishna, founder of Blue Cross of...
Act for Mahseer

Tata Power Celebrates 50 Years of ‘Act for Mahseer’ Biodiversity Programme

Tata Power stepped up to conserve the endangered Mahseer - also known as Tiger of the freshwaters - 50 years ago. Quite frankly the more we got into the waters with the Mahseer, the more we realised how intricately this grand fish was connected to our delicate ecological balance and even to the future of...
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Free pet food for pet parents who suffered from Covid-19

MARS Petcare is launching a Covid-19 relief campaign to stop pet parents from abandoning their cats and dogs in such bleak times. MARS Petcare will be providing a sufficient supply of Pedigree (for dogs) or Whiskas (for cats) food products free of cost for 14 days to pet parents who have been tested positive...
Pet Day 2021

Pet Day 2021 – Helplines for Pet Parents in India

Pet Day celebrates the joy and unconditional love that all manner of pets bring into our lives. For those who have furry friends at home, every day might as well be pet day. After all, bringing humans and animals together helps make the world a better place. It doesn't matter whether you have a...
Garnier

All Garnier products are now officially cruelty free

Garnier has been given the stamp of approval by the Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny programme, the leading organisation working to end animal testing and the cruelty free gold standard. Garnier is one of the largest, most global brands Cruelty Free International has ever approved under the Leaping Bunny programme. This is a giant...

World Wildlife Day 2021 – CSR in India

World Wildlife Day is observed annually on March 3 to raise awareness about wildlife and educate people about the diversity and importance of flora and fauna across the world. On the occasion of World Wildlife Day 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended people working for the protection of wildlife. He tweeted, 'I salute all those...

OOHA – New Solution-based Animal Welfare Movement

On World NGO Day, CWATY (digital animal influencer) in association with Nargis Dutt Foundation, Sparsh Trust, Make Earth Green Again MEGA Foundation and Cowin launched the animal welfare movement – OOHA (Out Of Home Adoption) a solution based animal welfare movement for human beings and Indian street animals to coexist with love and care. In...

The Habitats Trust Grants corpus increased to Rs 1.26 crore for selected projects

The Habitats Trust, a not-for-profit working towards the protection and conservation of India’s natural habitats and their indigenous species, today announced that its application portal for The Habitats Trust Grants 2021 is open. The last date to apply for the Grants is 31st March 2021. Aimed at addressing critical conservation issues, ranging from the need to...

JSW Steel CSR Adopts 27 Tigers at Zoo in Bhubaneshwar

As a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme JSW Steel Limited, Odisha has adopted all the 27 tigers for a year for the Adopt an Animal programme of Nandankanan Zoological Park Bhubaneswar. A draft for an amount of Rs. 29 lakh for the same was handed over to the authorities at the 61st Nandankanan foundation...

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