Cat and dog castration campaign

The Agriculture and Cooperative Ministry will launch a nationwide castration campaign on stray cats and dogs next year as part of its policy to control rabies, the Thai-language daily Thai Rath reported on Thursday (Oct 24, 2019).

According to Minister Chalermchai Si-orn, the campaign will target 600,000 stray cats and dogs around the country.

Last year, the ministry and the private sector performed castration on 160,445 stray dogs and 122,400 stray cats nationwide.

It is estimated that there are 2.6 million stray dogs and 1 million stray cats around the country.