WHO WE ARE
CUPA (Compassion Unlimtied Plus Action) was established in October 1991 by Ms. Crystal Rogers – an inspiring 85 year old animal activist and two young animal lovers – Ms. Suparna Ganguly along with Dr. Shiela Rao at Bangalore who were the founding trustees.
Today, CUPA, now 31 years old & one of the oldest animal welfare organisations in the country, runs seven centres in Bangalore city that work with diverse causes:
- Trauma & Rescue Centre provides free medical care for community animals
- Geriatric Centre is a permanent retirement home for 60+ blind & senior dogs
- Large Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre (LARRC) offers rescue abandoned, sick & injured large working animals
- Sarjapur Spay & Neuter Centre for sterilising dogs outside BBMP Limits
- Second Chance Adoption Centre for abandoned pets & finding them a new home
- Community Cat Sterilisation Facility
- Small Animal Speciality Hospital for state-of-the-art pet care & grooming. Funds from this facility are redirected to our rescue efforts & rehabilitation shelters.
- To prevent cruelty to animals.
- To protect them from injury.
- To promote animal care and welfare.
- To foster the human-animal relationship.
- To inculcate humanistic values among humans.
- To help the sick, the injured, the needy, the exploited, the handicapped and the starved.
- To bring about respect and balance in the human-animal relationship and mutual
Apart from our visionary trustees, we are a team of 100+ employees, vets, shelter staff & consultants who work towards bringing CUPA’s mission to life every day.