stray animals

Egypt launches campaign to sterilize stray dogs in Hurghada
Egypt

Egypt launches campaign to sterilize stray dogs in Hurghada

The Veterinary Directorate of Egypt’s Red Sea Governorate has launched a campaign to sterilize stray dogs in Hurghada. The campaign…
Killing stray dogs could result in up to six-month jail sentence under law: Lawyer
Egypt

Killing stray dogs could result in up to six-month jail sentence under law: Lawyer

Article 357 of Egypt’s Penal Code imposes jail time of six months or less or a fine of under LE200 for anyone…
Islam forbids poisoning stray animals: Dar al-Iftaa
Egypt

Islam forbids poisoning stray animals: Dar al-Iftaa

Dar al-Iftaa, the government’s principal Islamic legal institution for issuing fatwas (religious edicts), has prohibited the poisoning of stray animals…
Egypt court to decide on stray animal cullings on July 31
Egypt

Egypt court to decide on stray animal cullings on July 31

The Administrative Court set July 31 as the date to decide on a lawsuit filed by lawyer Mostafa Shaaban Mohamed,…
Authorities mull ending inhumane animal control practices
Egypt

Authorities mull ending inhumane animal control practices

The General Authority for Veterinary Services is considering putting an end to its practice of poisoning and shooting stray dogs,…
Government vets shoot and poison stray dogs, angering animal welfare activists
Environment

Government vets shoot and poison stray dogs, angering animal welfare activists

  After stray dogs violently attacked two children in Moqattam last month, their families pressured the local veterinary council to…
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