18 Jul 2019

Dog control programme gets a run in Fiji

From , 3:02 pm on 18 July 2019

Stray dogs in Fiji are being rounded up by the government in an effort to control their spread in urban areas, but for some it is no longer the death sentence it was in the past.

Once the dogs are assessed they are neutered and put up for adoption, however a new approach will now see some healthy de-sexed dogs released back into their communities.

Lynn Scott, a trustee from the Pacific Animal Shelter and Hospital in Nadi, spoke to Jenny Meyer about the theory behind the government's trap, neuter and release programme.

Stray dogs have been captured in Fiji

Stray dogs have been captured in Fiji Photo: supplied