Animal Nepal

Brick by brick: Nepal’s first animal resource centre in the making

Retirement home for street dogs, that too in Kathmandu! Weird it may sound to many, but some people in the city have been advocating for it for around a decade now. And finally, the team’s dream is coming true within the next one year. Animal Nepal, an NGO dedicated to welfare of animals, is building an […]


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Animal Nepal

First of its kind in Nepal

There are already shelters built for rescued street dogs and other pets and cattle in Kathmandu. Most of them are operated by individuals and are not big enough to house many animals. “Kids of Kathmandu do not know where the milk they drink comes from; they do not know how the meat they take in […]


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Animal Nepal

The philosophy of animal welfare

For activists like Shah and Kafle, the philosophy of animal welfare is innate to all human beings, but waiting to be realised in most of them. They view affection of animals has been an integral part of human society since the beginning of civilisation in any part of the world. Perhaps that is why all […]


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An elitist agenda?

For many people in Nepal, animal welfare is an elitist agenda as there are thousands of people struggling ‘like animals’ for mere hand-to-mouth existence. They think the agenda just diverts the attention, as well as support, of Samaritans and other stakeholders from people to animals. However, activists have an answer to them. “If there are […]


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Animal Nepal

Against tourism and farming?

Shah says many accuse her organisation of campaigning against tourism and dairy business in the country. “No, we are not trying to destroy your business. We are for responsible and animal-sensitive tourism and farming.” Meanwhile, Kafle shares how elephants used in tourism business are trained to overcome their patience when Shah remembers her personal experience […]


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Call for support

Animal Nepal is organising a charity event ‘The Connection’ this Friday evening in Sanepa of Lalitpur in order to collect funds for the resource centre. The event will be chock-full of various entertainment activities including music and dance performances. However, financially, the organisation has not expected much from the event. “As we need Rs 10 […]


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