Puppy love for BIAL
Recently, the CISF personnel at the airport have made unaccounted cash seizures from passengers, besides nabbing flyers who attempted to rob fellow commuters and those who tried to board aircraft with firearms and ammunition.
The Belgian Malinois pack will bolster the security strength at the airport. This breed became famous when they helped the
The airport operator, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), has issued a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for procuring six Belgian pups for the CISF from a
According to the RFQ, the pups – one male and five female should be between the ages of three to six months and should have been vaccinated.
“The pups should be dewormed and vaccinated against rabies, canine distemper parvo virus, infectious canine hepatitis, parainfluenza and leptospirosis and a certificate to this effect should be given by the dog supplier. Pup must be fit and devoid of any type of disease,” it added.
Further the pedigree of the pups is a must as they have to be registered with the
That apart the pups will have to be microchipped.
Following the identification of the pups, they will undergo training. The RFQ mandates that in case of death or if they are found to be unsuitable, the supplier will have to replace them.
The CISF canine squad at the airport comprises Labradors and German Shepherds. The Belgian Malinois have been deployed in sensitive installations manned by the security forces across the country.