Category: Animal Rights in Pakistan

Police Animal Rescue Center

Citizens killing or abusing animals, as well as those failing to take proper care of their pets will get notices from the country’s first Police Animal Rescue Centre (PARC). Punjab Police has finalized a contract with a NGO dedicated to animal welfare to help with the operationalization of the rescue center and fieldwork. The provincial […]

Aminals Founder Talks about Animal Rights on TV

Animal behavior expert, Dr Ijaz Ahmed, emphasised the imperative need to not just consider the well-being of animals as a moral obligation but as a fundamental right within our society. He asserted that animals, like humans, experience pain and deserve to have their intrinsic rights acknowledged. In a call for a societal mind-set shift, he […]

Animal Rights in Islamabad’s School Curriculum

For the first time the books containing chapters about animal rights have been provided to the students studying in the schools of Islamabad. First phase of publication of books has been completed and these would also be provided to remaining schools within short period of time. The teachers have also been given guidelines about how […]

The Rights of Animals in Pakistan

Worldwide campaigners are waging a constant struggle for the protection of animal rights. Are our lawmakers aware that the law of jungle also gives protection to the rights of the animals? There has been much talk about human rights, which is a very vast subject. This week, The Express Tribune takes a look at the existing legislation […]

The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Brook Pakistan & the Punjab Livestock Department Sign MOU

The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and Brook Pakistan, in collaboration with Livestock Department, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the implementation of animal health and welfare services in Punjab. The agreement was signed at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore City Campus. Emeritus Honorary Secretary SPCA Prof […]

Actors speak up for Dogs ‘sentenced to death’ Due to Handler’s Negligence in Karachi

Yashma Gill and Shahroze Sabzwari recently took to Instagram to condemn the killing The two German Shepherds that mauled a lawyer in an upscale Karachi neighbourhood in June 2021 “put down”, according to a compromise agreement reached between the canines’ owner and the victim.While rights activists have called the agreement between Humayun Khan and Mirza […]

Animals Hate Zoos

In July 2018, a 3-year-old male jaguar, Valerio, at New Orleans’ Audubon Zoo escaped and fatally mauled four trapped alpacas, one emu and one fox who were held in other displays. Valerio bit a hole in steel fencing and zoo officials vowed to install stronger materials. The fact is, according to Fear of the Animal […]