Tag Archives: veterinary-hospital

PAWS working to establish 24-hour ambulance service for animals in Karachi

Samia Malik in Express Tribune:

Mahera Omar and Maheen Zia want to establish a state-of-the-art emergency medical centre for animals. The puppy pictured was hit by a car in DHA, prescription as a result of which its leg was injured. A PAWS volunteer picked the puppy up and brought it to the Karachi Animal Hospital, order where it was treated by Dr Otho, who is holding the puppy in the picture.

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City Landmarks – Richmond Crawford Veterinary Hospital

Report by Karachiwalla.com:

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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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


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.

Innocent Pets Shelter – Adeel, 0333 2302043, CS/L1 Saharanpur cooperative society, near Malir Cantt checkpost 6, Karachi

Karachi Animal Welfare Society – 0321 3832583, 03452228426, 02135172116, Plot 29A, Mharan Town, Korangi


Todd’s Welfare Society – Currently not rescuing animals. Shelter is under construction. info@toddswelfaresociety.org

See list below of private vets in Lahore


HWO Animal Rescue – Sunny Jamil, 03315080469, 0334 8975737 – g-8/2 street 17, Lahore

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

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Key to rabies control lies in neutering dogs

Faiza Ilyas in DAWN:

KARACHI, cialis Sept 28: The city government kills 72,000 to 75,000 stray dogs a year but does not invest in promoting or facilitating methods to neuter animals, which is a sustainable and humane method of controlling the stray dog population and reducing the threat of rabies. Of the 16 government-run veterinary centres in the city, none currently offer services for the sterilisation of dogs. However, medical experts are of the view that the only effective long-term method of reducing the potentially fatal disease of rabies lies in controlling the dog population through vaccination and sterilisation.

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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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Richmond Crawford Veterinary Hospital

Richmond Crawford Veterinary Hospital

Letter in DAWN:

APROPOS of H. A. Hajis reminiscences of Karachi (April 3) and his recollections of the Richmond Crawford Hospital, cialis I too have very good memories of this great veterinary institution, a landmark of Karachi. Tremendous help was rendered to ailing animals, particularly pet dogs, by the chief superintendent, Dr Syed Wisaq-ul Hassan Rizvi.

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