40 Dogs Spayed on World Spay Day 2016!

Chapagaun, Lalitpur, February 23, 2016- Longer lives, improved health, better behavior and controlled population. These are some of those countless benefits of spaying and neutering dogs. It has also been proven that spaying and neutering is the only solution to everyday abuse and suffering of dogs who struggles to live on street.

Animal Nepal in coordination with Vajra Varahi, local clinic of Chapagaun conducted a spay/Neuter camp this World Spay Day with the aim of sterilizing 30 dogs from the area. The two days camp conducted on February 22 and 23 sterilized 16 dogs on first day and remaining dogs on second day.

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Getting to know the mountain mules of Nepal

Gorkha/ Kathmandu – Although their numbers are decreasing, much of the transportation in the mountains of Nepal is still carried out by mules. In order to find out what their welfare conditions look like after the earthquake, Animal Nepal, with the support of Donkey Sanctuary UK (DSUK), has started rapid Assessment of Mountain Mules. Besides a lack of medical support, the main welfare problems identified are a lack of appropriate feed, water, shelter, vaccination programmes and a poor understanding of animal welfare. As a result mountain mules suffer from various medical conditions including preventable wounds, lameness, colic, injuries and communicable diseases.

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