Category: How to Help Animals?

Need to Invest in the Veterinary Sector

Vets and animal experts from the FOUR PAWS International, perform dental procedure of a 16 year-old elephant, Madhubala, at the zoo in Karachi, Pakistan August 17, 2022. Stressing the need to invest in the veterinary sector, a welfare organisation has estimated that about 60 per cent old and 75% emerging infectious diseases are caused by […]

How to Handle the Stray Dog Problem in Islamabad

by Ayesha Mateen & Yusuf Khan Islamabad faces a contentious public health issue that has long plagued its residents: the spread of rabies and the treatment of stray animals. The complexities surrounding the practice of dog culling as a measure to control rabies have implications for both animal welfare and public health. Despite promises made by the […]

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 […]

Leopard Cubs Rescued

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife Department has transferred two-month-old cubs, Nilo and Sultan, to Islamabad Islamabad has received two cubs of Common Asian Leopard, rescued from the poachers by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife from the scenic Jabri town of Haripur District. The leopard mating season starts in February, and as a result, the ratio of leopards […]

Monkeys Rescued From Shrine in Purwa, KP

The district administration, in collaboration with the Wildlife Department, conducted a raid on a shrine in Purwa Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan district, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, where several monkeys were found locked up. The Commissioner was alerted about the distressing situation of monkeys donated by devotees to the shrine in Purwa. “The Commissioner was informed about the […]

Old Dogs of Police Offered for Adoption

Ceremony held to mark transition of retired sniffer dogs to their new owners. One family adopted two dogs, Sandy and Rita. Retired police sniffer dogs have recently found new homes through adoption, marking a significant departure from the customary practice of euthanizing them. An adoption ceremony took place at the Police Dogs Breeding Centre and […]

Controlling Stray Dogs in KP

The Livestock and Dairy Development Department of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has finalized plans to expand its stray dog neutering program from divisional to district levels across the province. Originally launched as a pilot project in Peshawar in 2020, the initiative aimed to curb the population of stray dogs and mitigate the threat of rabies, a deadly zoonotic […]