Odisha Govt Started ambulance service for animals, Two separate vehicles will be deployed in Berhampur and Cuttack urban areas to provide emergency assistance to sick and injured animals.
The vehicles are equipped with surgical instruments, sterilizers, and standing support instruments to treat animals suffering from diseases or injuries. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the ambulances.
The ambulance unit will remain in service in two shifts in a day. “Provision of free first aid treatment with life-saving drugs on the spot will be made available for stray and abandoned animals. Mobility will be provided to sick animals for their lifting and transportation to the nearest headquarter hospital only on a phone call,” he said.
The ambulance will have medical equipment for treating animals suffering from diseases or injured due to accidents. Provision will be made in the ambulance for lifting heavy animals such as cow or buffalo from lying position and for placing it on the supporting device to stand on legs, said FARD Secretary.