Absence of allocation for animal welfare

ONE notable absence in Budget 2024, which amounts to a staggering RM393.8bil, is an allocation for animal welfare to deal with the growing problem of stray animals, mainly dogs, in the country.

Local authorities have resorted to capturing and, in many cases, euthanizing stray dogs as a method of population control. This approach is not only inhumane but is also often executed with an alarming level of cruelty.

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