Senators ask mayor to protect zoo animals

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Interior on Monday directed Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz to take steps to protect animals in Islamabad zoo. The Senate committee, which met at the Parliament House with Senator Rehman Malik in the chair, also discussed the alarming death of animals in Marghazar Zoo and its poor condition. News Report […]

Free Kaavan, the Islamabad Zoo elephant

Recently we, the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), received a letter from a concerned citizen about the plight of Kaavan the lone African elephant in captivity at Islamabad Zoo. Kaavan was donated to Pakistan by the Bangladesh government 28 years ago. Chained for decades on concrete by all four legs up to 24 hours a […]

Kitten in Islamabad looking for good home

A beautiful and kind kitten is looking for a caring home and family to become a part of. Weighing in at just 4 pounds, you wouldn’t believe that her purr could be so loud and healthy. She has been separated from her mother at too young an age, and will not be able to survive […]

Shortage of anti-rabies vaccines

Editorial in DAWN: PARTICIPANTS in a workshop in Peshawar on rabies were right in demanding that the government manufacture anti-rabies vaccine to save the lives of people bitten by stray rabid dogs. They contend that as many as 150, prostate 000 people are bitten by stray dogs every year, buy of which up to 5, […]