Pune: PMC Offers Tips To Prevent Dog Bites Amid Massive Surge In Cases - Details Inside

Pune: PMC Offers Tips To Prevent Dog Bites Amid Massive Surge In Cases - Details Inside

According to a report, a staggering 42,665 individuals have fallen victim to dog bites in the past three years, with 4,000 cases reported in just the last two months

Aakash SinghUpdated: Thursday, March 14, 2024, 12:25 PM IST
article-image
Pune: PMC Offers Tips To Prevent Dog Bites Amid Massive Surge In Cases - Details Inside |

In recent years, Pune has witnessed a concerning rise in dog bite incidents. According to a report, a staggering 42,665 individuals have fallen victim to dog bites in the past three years, with 4,000 cases reported in just the last two months.

Responding to this surge, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has shared essential tips through its official X (formerly Twitter) handle to prevent dog bites:

1. Don't tease dogs

2. Don't pull their ears or tail

3. Don't run in front of the dog

4. Don't hug the dog

5. Don't sit on the dog

6. Don't look into the dog's eyes for too long

Accompanying the post, the civic body emphasised, "Be aware, not scared! Rabies can be deadly, and it's crucial to convey its seriousness to the general public so that they can stay safe."

RECENT STORIES

Pune Porsche Crash Case: Probe Panel Finds 'Procedural Lapses' In Juvenile Justice Board’s Bail...

Pune Porsche Crash Case: Probe Panel Finds 'Procedural Lapses' In Juvenile Justice Board’s Bail...

Nashik-Bengaluru Flights To Start From September 10

Nashik-Bengaluru Flights To Start From September 10

Union Minister Raksha Khadse Aims To Propel Youth Forward In Sports

Union Minister Raksha Khadse Aims To Propel Youth Forward In Sports

Immediate Road and Drainage Repairs Demanded In Nashik's Ward No 24

Immediate Road and Drainage Repairs Demanded In Nashik's Ward No 24

Nashik: Build Defence Wall At Kazi Gadhi With Simhastha Funds, Demands Congress Seva Dal

Nashik: Build Defence Wall At Kazi Gadhi With Simhastha Funds, Demands Congress Seva Dal