The winter season is here and while some of us are soaking in the winter sun, we often forget about the plight of stray dogs who struggle to find shelter during this harsh weather.
To provide them with some relief, Abhijit Dowarah came up with an innovative idea to shelter dogs during winters.
Abhijit Dowarah from Assam has built makeshift shelters for street dogs using old TVs to help them beat winter chill. Dowarah has this desire to keep dogs left on street safe sprung up when he was gifted a puppy on his birthday 5 years ago. Some like-minded people also joined him pic.twitter.com/I368Cz4i6m— Nandan Pratim Sharma Bordoloi 🇮🇳 (@NANDANPRATIM) December 13, 2020
He first learned about his love for dogs a few years ago when his brother brought a puppy home.
Before coming up with these makeshift houses, he used to step out in the night to examine how stray dogs really lived.
While in conversation with the New Indian Express, the 32-year-old commented that:
The pets enjoy all comforts but the stray dogs suffer from lack of food and shelter. I thought I should do something for them in whatever little way possible. This led to creation of the shelters.
Seeing his efforts, many people stepped in to do their bit including a vet.
But this isn't the first time Abhijit came up with a creative idea to solve a problem. He has also created a torch for women's safety and a hand sanitization gadget.
With people like him, it seems that there is hope in the world after all.