Animal Nepal launches Lalitpur dog population survey report

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It’s official: 2793 dogs live on the streets of Lalitpur’s Sub-Metropolitan City area. Animal Nepal today published the findings of its detailed dog population survey to carefully measure the outcomes of its ongoing Humane Dog Management Programme. “The survey’s findings give us the confidence that we can bring a lasting chance in the lives of Lalitpur’s dogs,” says Director Uttam Kafle.

The organization in 2014 signed an MOU with the Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City (LSMC) authorities and committed itself to reach at least 75% coverage of female dogs spayed and neutered in LSMC’s 22 wards. Continue reading “Animal Nepal launches Lalitpur dog population survey report”

Tiger Tops to become Asia’s first private responsible elephant tourism outfit

Kathmandu, January 25, 2016 – Animal Nepal is proud to announce Asia’s first private tourism outfit to replace elephant riding with responsible elephant tourism activities. Tiger Tops, known as Nepal’s first and oldest eco tourism company, is set to unchain its sixteen elephants, discard jungle safaris and offer non invasive tourism activities promoting natural elephant behaviour.

Encouraged by Animal Nepal, Tiger Tops has joined forces with elephant welfare expert Carol Buckley from Elephant Aid International to introduce a new way for tourists of experiencing one of the most magnificent creatures of the jungle, the Asian elephant. Continue reading “Tiger Tops to become Asia’s first private responsible elephant tourism outfit”

Helping Animals at Lumbini, the land where compassion was born!

1 Jan 2016– Animal Nepal’s inbox in 2015 remained filled with pleads from national and international visitors from Lumbini who were horrified to see the condition of local dogs inside and around the main monastery and surrounding areas. With no proper animal support group and organization, increasing dog population had led serious issues for the locals and visitors in the area. Dogs suffering from mange and other deadly diseases roaming around the territory and  was another serious concern. That was when on July 2015 Monks and volunteers from Lumbini Social Service Foundation visited Animal Nepal with the hope of support for the Lumbini beings.  Continue reading “Helping Animals at Lumbini, the land where compassion was born!”