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PAWS – Call for Donations

Weak and emaciated, Brownie was barely holding on to life when PAWS rescued him. Days of treatment and tender care turned him into a handsome young dog. He was later adopted by a loving family.

Nomi was limping badly, trying to pull a cart with a broken front leg when PAWS came across him.

Someone found Azaadi in a corner of their garden one afternoon, lying there dazed. They immediately called PAWS for help. A quick checkup at the vet’s and plenty of rest later, Azaadi was back flying free in the sky.

Dear Friend of PAWS,

There are few things as satisfying as helping our furry four legged and winged friends get back on their feet. Some of them, like Nomi the donkey, spend their lives helping their caregivers earn a livelihood to support entire families. We owe it to them to look after their health and well-being, especially in times when they need us the most. Continue reading

Supporting Livelihoods – Goats for Flood Victims

decease Sindh after the floods of 2010″ src=”×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ height=”150″ />In July and August of 2010, unhealthy floods wiped out 1.2 million large and small animals in Pakistan and left those that survived in poor condition with limited access to food. For Eid-ul-Azha that year, Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) initiated a campaign to help restore the lives and livelihood of people affected by the floods. We encouraged people to buy a female goat and send it back to a village to replace what was lost and help people back onto their feet. Continue reading

City Landmarks – Richmond Crawford Veterinary Hospital

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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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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