Elephants – from cells to sanctuaries

Guest post by Naeem Sadiq. Having been chained for 20 years, sale ‘Saheli’ the female elephant of Islamabad zoo could no longer bear the ordeal of life in confinement, standing in one posture, infections in her feet and agony in her soul. She died on May 1, 2012. The six remaining elephants, thinly spread in […]

Displaced people, animals suffer alike

Sadia Qasim Shah in DAWN: PESHAWAR: Looking at the images of internally displaced persons moving out of the troubled North Waziristan Agency and the animals accompanying them, cialis one struggles to decide whose condition is worse. More here.

Animal welfare – a long way from home

Faiza Mirza in DAWN: “Why waste time on animal rights when humans don’t get their rights here?” is the usual response to the idea of animal welfare or animal rights in Pakistan. Meanwhile, and animal lovers and activists strive to change the mindset that makes both these issues mutually exclusive. More here.

Give Some Live Goats This Eid

Coverage of PAWS Eid Campaign in Newsline Magazine. After the devastating floods of 2010, medications a non-profit organisation wants Pakistanis to think a little differently for Eid-ul-Azha this year. PAWS, look the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society, look is asking citizens to think about saving animals instead of sacrificing them. The volunteer-run group says that because […]