stray


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stray

a. a domestic animal, fowl, etc., that has wandered away from its place of keeping and is lost
b. (as modifier): stray dogs

stray

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(geology)
A lenticular rock formation encountered unexpectedly in drilling an oil or a gas well; it differs from an adjacent persistent formation in lithology and hardness.
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Nazirah, who has about 50 cats under her care at home, has been helping the stray animals for more than four years.
Stray dogs may be pets that have wandered off or been abandoned by their owners, or they may be feral animals that have never been owned.
NGO head Rafia Ashfaq said their teams with veterinary doctors and vetrinary assistants vaccinated 550 stray dogs in a week-long campaign in 10 villages of union councils No 6 and 31 and also treated several sick dogs.
That is why we have further stepped up in our campaign against stray dogs in the city, though for the past 10 years or so, we have not recorded of a human case (who died due to a dog bite),' Alcantara said.
One major issue the file is has observed is the rising incidents of stray animals such as livestock in residential areas.
County Director of Veterinary Services Dr Muriithi Muhari said there were more than 50,000 stray dogs every year in the city.
In a presentation conducted during an extraordinary meeting at the Northern Municipal Council yesterday, officials said citizens from all four governorates have been reporting official complaints with a hotline (17155363) dedicated to tackling the rise in the stray dogs population.
36 of tehsil Khanpur in district Rahim Yar Khan was playing outside her residence when she was attacked by stray dogs.Upon hearing the noise, people gathered at the scene and rescued the girl who was critically injured due to biting of dogs but she succumbed to her wounds before she could be shifted to hospital.
The programme, with a budget of e1/475,000, is the third phase of actions taken to implement a cabinet decision of August 2017 which called for measures to decrease stray populations of both cats and dogs, though so far allocated budgets have only targeted the stray cat population.
The council requires suitably qualified, competent provider(s) for the collection and kennelling of stray dogs within the boundaries serviced by wolverhampton city council.
UCH SHARIF -- A 40-year-old man was mauled to death by a stray dog in Uch Sharif on Friday.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sep 20 (ANI): A pack of stray dogs attacked a six-year-old boy outside his house in Bhopal's Gokul Dham area on Wednesday.