Acknowledgements


We are immensely grateful to Mr. Hiranmay Karlekar, Senior Journalist, for his unwavering support and guidance in our seventeen years of this challenging journey.


We thank Dr. S.K. Roy, Geologist, for setting an ideal example to showcase that Desi dogs are as much worthy and deserving of a home (and not a shelter) by providing one for them.


We wish to convey our gratitude to Ms. Gitanjali Rao, Animation Film Maker and Mr. KK Muralidharan, Production Designer for designing the logo (pro-bono) of Bridging Rainbows, for their love for Butter and her sibling, Sundae. They are also the creative mind behind the designing of the ‘Give Animals a Brake‘ logo, another pro-bono service from their end for the cause and Bridging Rainbows.


We are gratetful to Ms. Colleen Rolland, President, Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB), for granting complimentary membership of APLB to Bridging Rainbows and for her moral support.


We are immensely grateful to Dr. Tushar Vaishnav, Radiologist, for not only doing x-rays and ultrasounds of the stray dogs free of cost, but foremost for his invaluable advice and diagnosis.


We wish to acknowledge the veterinary doctors who have been with us in this journey.


We are grateful to Mr. Jaideep Verma, Advocate for providing expert legal advice (pro bono) on the issues we have taken to him.


We are blessed to have Mrs. Basanti Joshi, a courageous compassionate octogenarian, as our pillar of strength.


We are grateful to Ms. Paromita Roychowdhury, Ms. Anjana Rawat, Ms. Meenakshi Das, Ms. Madhumita Lohani, Ms. Anjana Sharma, Ms. Tangella Madhavi and Mr. Amit Raval for always being there for us.


We are grateful to the Vadodara city police for granting us a daily 5 hours curfew pass for looking after the well being of stray animals during the covid-19 lockdown.