Animal Nepal calls for investigation into Sauraha dog poisoning

Sauraha, May 17, 2014 – Animal welfare organisations together with a group of 30 tourists and pet owners call for an independent investigation into the poisoning of an estimated 40 dogs in Sauraha. One poisoned dog was found floating in the Rapti river. A group of tourists has conducted a memorial for the canine victims and started a campaign on social media. The dogs were killed just three months after Animal Nepal together with various partners introduced humane dog management in Sauraha.

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“Donkeys deserve dignity”, says Animal Nepal on World Donkey Day

Kathmandu, May 8, 2014 – “Donkeys deserve Dignity.” That was the motto of today’s World Donkey Day celebrations, coordinated by Animal Nepal. Donkeys rescued from brick factories were garlanded and provided with healthy snacks. Improved harnesses were handed out to working donkeys.

Animal Nepal on World Donkey Day called for better welfare standards for donkeys, ‘one of the most loyal and hardworking animals in the world’. “With thousands of donkeys toiling in brick factories and at construction sites, it is high time standards are put into place and budgets are allocated for their treatment”, said Uttam Kafle, Director at Animal Nepal. Continue reading ““Donkeys deserve dignity”, says Animal Nepal on World Donkey Day”