Ludhiana 18 September 2020-Sh. VP Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab has congratulated Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana on his Twitter account for the work done for the welfare of animals and public interest. The message was posted "I congratulate & commend the faculty of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana for setting up first ever Dog Blood Bank in Northern India where blood, platelets, plasma are offered to ailing or injured dogs. " Sh. Badnore has also tagged Mrs. Maneka Gandhi in his tweet.

In response to this congratulatory message, the Veterinary University also thanked and wrote on its Twitter account that "Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Vice Chancellor of GADVASU and the entire faculty is grateful to the HE Governor of Punjab to acknowledge the work of institute. We promise to continue to strive for providing the world class facilities to livestock owners and pet lovers. "

Talking about this Twitter message, Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Vice Chancellor, Veterinary University said that the Governor of Punjab is also the Chancellor of the Veterinary University. So our responsibility increases manifold to meet the needs and expectations of public. He said that we will continue to strive for the betterment of our services.

Dr. Inderjeet Singh also lauded the journalist fraternity and said that it was through scribes that such information of the university reaches the outside world and people get to know about the performance of the university.

This is pertinent to mention here that the establishment of this blood bank at the Veterinary University will be of great benefit to the sick and injured dogs who need blood and will help in saving their lives. People love pets as their family members. Therefore, the pet owners are also happy about this facility. The University is making strenuous efforts in the treatment of animals and small animals through state-of-the-art machines, advanced techniques and expert doctors. The University's Veterinary Hospital treats more than 30,000 animals every year, including more than 20,000 small pets.