LAHORE: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore observed World Spay Day and organized various activities to create awareness about controlling the increasing number of dogs on Tuesday. The Vets Care Club of the UVAS organized a walk, a seminar and signature drive to create awareness about controlling the increasing number of dog through spaying (neutering), not killing them. UVAS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha led the walk in which deans of various faculties, Vets Care Club Patron Dr Aneela Durrani, faculty members and students participated. On the occasion, the VC launched a signature movement, pledging to stop killing and adopt animal birth control. Speaking on the occasion, Prof Pasha lauded the efforts of the Vets Care Club. Later, a seminar was organized to sensitize people about the proper ways of controlling the population of dogs, not killing them. Prof Dr Mazhar Iqbal chaired the seminar while Dr Muhammad Mubeen and Dr Zahid called for stoppage of killing of dogs and promoting surgical and chemical ways of spaying/neutering them to control their population. Prof Dr Mazhar Iqbal distributed certificates among vets care club office-bearers.–Staff ReporterThis news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 26-Feb-2014 here.