My experience volunteering for PAWS

Guest post by volunteer Tanya Waheed: Thought I should share with you guys one of the best and most heartwarming experiences an animal lover could ever have! The moment PAWS put up a notice on its website and facebook page calling out for volunteers at the PAWS stall in the Dawn LifeStyle Exhibition November 2010, […]

A life-giving sacrifice

PAWS EID Campaign 2010 “It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah; it is your piety that reaches Him.” (Qur’an 22:37) In July and August, the Pakistan 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 […]

Flood Relief Trip to Tando Hafiz Shah, Thatta District

Guest post by volunteer Melanie Parkinson: October 10: It’s only after we finish our work for the day and are given a tour of the village by a local teacher that we realize exactly how important the work that PAWS is doing here is. As outsiders (it’s our first day in Pakistan), we have no […]

Treating the Flood’s Animal Victims in Thatta and Makli, Pakistan

August 29, 2010: The Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), in collaboration with the Karachi Animal Hospital, organized a relief mission to Thatta and Makli in Sindh to provide veterinary treatment to the flood’s animal victims. We left Karachi at 9am for the 100km drive to Thatta on the National Highway. Our team included veterinarians Dr. […]

Sentient Beings

  All creatures on earth are sentient beings. There is not an animal on earth, nor a bird that flies on its wings – but they are communities like you.  The Quran 6:38 Swiss animal rights lawyer, Antoine Goetschel, recently made international news when he defended a dead pike in a case of cruelty by […]

Taking things into their own paws

Mekayl Mashhadi Ahmed in The Express Tribune: Karachi: In a city rife with political violence and terrorism, ask animal welfare often takes a backseat. But six years ago, cialis Mahera Omar and Maheen Zia decided to take things into their own hands, or rather, their own PAWS. More here.