Mysore/Mysuru: People For Animals (PFA) in association with Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) and Jeev Daya Jain Charity organisation had organised a health check-up camp for horses near Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at the North Gate of Mysore Palace this morning.
Veterinarians of PFA and WVS conducted complete body check-up of tonga horses besides treating their wounds. Free medicines including ointments, syrups and nutritional supplements were distributed to the owners, whose horses were suffering from various diseases.
There are over 50 to 60 tonga horses in city and by 11.30 pm this morning, 20 horses had turned up for health check-up.
Animal Husbandry Department Deputy Director Dr. Madappa spoke to the tonga owners and advised them about malnutrition, common illnesses, daily care needs as well as other such aspects related to horses.
PFA Veterinarian Dr. Amardeep Singh, PFA Managing Trustee Savitha Nagabhushan, WVS Veterinarian Dr. Ankith, Jeev Daya Jain Charity Founder Kokila Jain, Animal Husbandry Department Deputy Director Dr. Madappa and others were present.