This Children’s Day show your love for Stray Dogs!

Growel’s 101 Mall organises a sensitisation workshop on ‘Caring for stray dogs’ in association with The Welfare of Stray Dogs.


It is essential to teach children to take care of animals so that they can develop empathy, kindness, gratitude and the importance of co-existing with four-legged friends. Dogs not only make our world happier but also teach us the value of unconditional love. Spreading joy this International Children’s Day, Growel’s 101 Mall, Suburban Mumbai’s favourite Family destination, in association with The Welfare of Stray Dogs (WSD), organised engaging workshops to sensitise children and make them compassionate towards stray dogs.

The workshop began with a session on ‘How to care for stray dogs’ which covered do’s and don’ts to handle stray dogs followed a Q&A session. Children also actively participated and learnt how to make Origami dogs. This was followed by an hourly Quiz for children, youngsters and adults.

Speaking for the cause of Stray Dogs, Abodh Aras, CEO, The Welfare of Stray Dogs (WSD) said, “The world belongs to these animals just as much as it belongs to us. Man and Dog have coexisted for thousands of years, and we need to be kind to them. We believe children and street dogs can be the best of friends. A compassionate world for street dogs begins with us.”

Sachin Dhanawade, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Retail & Real Estate, Grauer & Weil (India) Limited said, “Children are the torchbearers of change, the earlier we sensitise them, the faster we can bring positive changes in the society. Hence, this Children’s Day, we went a step ahead to include informative workshops in a fun way to teach children the right way of treating and caring for stray dogs.”

Growel’s 101 Mall is committed to playing an active role towards the betterment of the society and surroundings they operate in. Over the years, Growel’s 101 Mall has taken many social initiatives like donating anti-pollution masks to Mumbai Traffic Police, engaging customers to support Solar Lamp donation to the tribal residents of the SGNP, and also beautification of the flyover wall overlooking the mall entrance gates.

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