The Bombay House, a 94-year-old heritage building, which is the global headquarters of the Tata Group, was reopened on July 29.
While the newly refurbished building has plenty of interesting new highlights, a kennel for the stray dogs living around the area, has to be one of its most noteworthy features.
“In a first for Bombay House, a kennel has been created for the canine friends who have been an integral part of the building for decades,” says the official press release by Tata, reports NDTV. This is the first time that an Indian firm has opened an animal shelter in its premises.
Ratan Tata’s fondness for dogs is a well-known fact, and and it is widely believed that he put in a request for strays to be let into the premises of the iconic building.
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In a Facebook post and photo put up by Save our Strays Mumbai, a Mumbai-based animal welfare organisation, one can easily see that the kennel is actually a large room, and is full of dogs who seem to be relaxing.
“This is the area where the street dogs living around the area can have a meal, drink water, take shelter from the sun or rain or just chill out,” says the post.
The Tata Group has set a great precedent by helping these furry four-legged beings, and other companies can definitely follow their lead.
(Edited by Gayatri Mishra)