RAJKOT: Struggling to control the menace of stray dogs, the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has come out with a novel way to tackle the problem. The civic body will encourage animal lovers to adopt the stray dogs and formalize the entire process. There are early 30,000 stray dogs in the city.Dog lovers wanting to adopt a stray will have to register themselves with the RMC on its website. Officials claim that this is a first of its kind move by any urban civic body to tackle the nagging issue.About 55 people are bitten by stray dogs daily in Rajkot, according to official figures. BR Jakasania, veterinary officer, RMC’s animal nuisance control department said, “The population of dogs is increasing very fast and complete sterilization is not possible.
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