01 Jan

Veterinary Doctors in Pakistan

 This is a list of a few private veterinary doctors and animal rescue services in Pakistan.

Disclaimer: PAWS is not responsible for any mishaps.

Animal rescue services in Pakistan

Karachi

ACF Animal Rescue – Ayesha Chundrigar Foundation 0334 5665000, 7-8, Deh Mehran, near checkpost #3, Malir Cantt, Karachi. Landmark is KN Academy. Timings 10am to 6pm. Sundays closed.

SOS Animals Pakistan –  24 hour rescues: Sms 03362488601 your your name, complete address with nearest landmark and details of the animal in need – a report number and estimated time of arrival will be sent to you via sms. They do not attend phone calls.

Edhi Animal Shelter – 115. They have a vehicle for animal rescue and a 4 acre animal shelter near the toll plaza, SuperHighway, Karachi

AMC Animal Shelter near Safoora chowk, Jauhar – 0331 2493678 (Run by Dr. Ali Ayaz 03456177779)

Lahore

Todd’s Welfare Society – Kiran Maheen, twsociety.pk@gmail.com

Give Us Life Animal Welfare – Aniza Khan, 03214908130

Islamabad

Help Welfare Organisation – Sunny Jamil, 0334 8975737 – g-8/2 street 17

Animal Care Association of Pakistan – Kumael Hasnain, 03248550005, info@acapakistan.com

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05 Jun

Who will bell the elephant?

Hina Farooq in The Daily Times:

Zoo director says no one ready to adopt Suzi.

LAHORE: The Lahore Zoo authorities on Saturday urged philanthropists and educational institutions to adopt Suzi, ask the only elephant at the zoo. The zoo officials said the zoo was running an Adaptation Scheme to encourage people to adopt and feed animals. Under this scheme, for sale they said, as many as 18 animals had been adopted from 2001 to 2005.

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12 Apr

Slaughter at Lahore Zoo

Editorial in DAWN:

THERE is no point in suspending Lahore zoo’s gatekeeper for Monday’s incident in which two stray dogs got into a cage and killed 28 peacocks. It is unfair to expect a lone person to be responsible for watching over such a large area. The administration must bear the responsibility of this senseless tragedy instead of finding scapegoats.

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