Lalitpur, 15th December, 2017
Animal Nepal organized an education session about Humane Dog Population Management Programme for local government representatives and community people of ward number 23, Lalitpur Metropolitan city.
AN’s Programme Manager Kapil Kafle shared some major works of the organization. He also showed a short video which includes different programme of Animal Nepal such as Humane Dog Population Management and Working Equine Outreach Programme. Similarly, Communication Officer Nirmal Sharma shared some success stories about abandoned and sick dogs which made remarkable recovery after proper treatment along with love.
The team took that opportunity to explain about pet care and overall pressing issues affecting animal welfare in Nepal. We were happy to meet such a wonderful and enthusiastic public representatives. The response from the local government representatives and community member have been very positive, encouraging us to expand our awareness programme.
We would like to thank all the participants for giving us such an opportunity to share some of our work. We are especially grateful for the kind support provided by Mr. Vyukaji Maharjan, chairperson, Mrs. Sanumaya B.K., member and Mr. Harka Bahadur Adhikari, office secretary of the ward. We plan to make our awareness programme the top priority, so a more empathetic and compassionate society develops and are able to give a voice for all our furry buddies.
Kathmandu , December , 2017
Asia for animals conference is the flagship progrmme of the Asia for Animals coalition, which brings together more than 20 world’s leading animal welfare organizations that share a focus of improving conditions for animals in Asia.
This was the 10th AFA conference taking place for the first time in Kathmandu on 2-5 December 2017. More than 400 participants were actively involved in the conference. Animal professionals, advocates, scientists and scholars from 30 countries/territories, were there networking and sharing their experiences with those leading the way in animal welfare and environmental conservation. The conference was hosted by the Jane Goodall Institute Nepal, the theme of the 2017 Asia for Animals conference was “Changing Human Behaviour.”
The programme boasts an impressive list of international keynotes speakers and run a number of talks and interactive workshops, focusing on understanding human behavior and on ways to influence behavior to bring meaningful change.
It was an opportunity for us to share some exemplary work of the organization. President of Animal Nepal Pramada Shah gave a talk about Mobile Treatment for community dogs with community People. Similarly, Executive Director Uttam Kafle presented about AN’s working equine outreach programme.
The conference was a big platform for change makers to have their voices heard. The conference was also an opportunity for national and international animal welfare activist, working organization and other related stakeholders to share and learn from each other.
Lalitpur, 23th November , 2017 – As part of our special vaccination programme, this quarter, our team vaccinated 52 dogs (23 male and 20 female) at Lalitpur Metropolitan city ward no.25 and Karyabinayak Municipality ward no. 2 Fulbari area, Lalitpur district. Our Humane Dog Management Programme was organized with the objective of providing anti rabies vaccination to all the dogs in the above said area.Few days ago,in this area, one dog were rabies suspected.
Animal Nepal Veterinarians Sunil Thapa and Chet Raj Pathak,Communication Officer Nirmal Sharma , Vet technician Gautam Khetri, Kushal B.C, Dog catcher Mohan Maharjan, and Assistant Ramchandra Shrestha worked hard for a full day at the camp.In this camp, District livestock Office Chief Dr. Mogul Prasad Shah and five volunteers were actively involved.
The team was supported by an enthusiastic group of local people. Besides vaccinating 52 dogs from these areas, one cat were vaccinated.
Our vaccination camp was very successful. Animal Nepal would also like to thank the local people of vicinity who were very caring and kind towards animals in their area and were extremely supportive towards our programme. A big thank you to the Humane Dog Management Programme team and especially to the local community for making the programme a huge success.