Rubaiya Ahmad is a former volunteer at a cat rescue programme and zoo in the US, and driven by the culling of her own dog in Dhaka, Rubaiya founded Obhoyaronno — Bangladesh’s Animal Welfare Foundation in 2009. Obhoyaronno is the country’s first and currently only animal welfare organization working to end animal cruelty through advocacy, education, and humane programme implementation. Due to Obhoyaronno’s