Monthly Archives: December 2011

City Landmarks – Richmond Crawford Veterinary Hospital

Report by Karachiwalla.com:

Who was Richmond Crawford? Who was Lady Nanette Constantine? What is PAWS? Well, see all of them have one thing in common. They were/are fond of animals and represent different generations which carried the flag for our ‘agreeable friends’ in Karachi. Let’s talk about them one by one.

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Myths and Facts About Spaying and Neutering

Myths busted by the Humane Society of the United States:

The most important thing to know about spaying and neutering is that it saves lives. In every community in every U.S. state, treat there are animals sitting in animal shelters waiting for homes. Only about half of those dogs and cats will ever get one. The other half will be euthanized.
Making the decision to spay or neuter your pet means fewer pets—pets as sweet, loving, healthy, and deserving of companionship as your own—will be euthanized for lack of a home.

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Clean-up mission: Renovation of the Karachi zoo

Report in The Express Tribune:

KARACHI: The Karachi zoo will be cleaned and renovated after this Ashura, story announced Shaukat Zaman, for sale a health director, buy on Saturday. He had gone to inspect the zoo, along with the zoo’s director, Mazhar Khan, on the directives of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed.

Meeting with Karachi Administrator about Zoo Management

On Thursday, December 1, 2011, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation called a meeting with relevant stakeholders to discuss the setting up of a management committee for the Karachi Zoo to oversee its policy matters. The need for a public-private partnership was stressed in order to improve conditions for the animals at the zoo. Continue reading