All posts in: "Animals"

  1. Street Dogs Vaccination in Sankhu

    Stray animals, especially dogs, are common in Nepal and form a very large  population, even uncounted in many parts of the nation. Stray dogs can be found both in cities and in the country side. The number of stray dogs has been increasing seriously over the past 20 years due…

  2. Saving Cows

    The fire broke out at Om Agriculture Farm in Gokarneshowr Municiaplity-1, Kathmandu on 17th of June, killing 81 cows, including lactating, pregnant cows and calves. As per our information source, the fire started around 11am due to an electrical short circuit. It was under control within two hours through the…

  3. 2017 Annual Rabies Vaccination

    Street Dog Care, a local NGO with whom Shenpen works, completed their vaccination for over 1,000 dogs over two weekends between May 20-21 and May 27-28 2017. The campaign begins at Boudha Stupa and spreads to Jorpati, Mahankal, Tusal, and Pashupatinath. Each encountered dog is vaccinated, with the exception of…

  4. 2016 at SHENPEN Animal — A year of vaccination, sensibilisation, education, and care

    In 2016, Street Dog Care (SDC), a local NGO with whom Shenpen has been working for years, vaccinated over 1,000 dogs living on the streets of Boudhanath and its surroundings. About 25 volunteers and local veterinarians supported Shenpen’s annual anti-rabies vaccination campaign in the Boudhanath area, pursuing our mission to keep the whole neighborhood safer…

  5. Emergency support to animals-2016

    Like people, animals are subject to accidents and illness. “When you think of caring for animals, the first person you think of is a veterinarian, in the same way when we see the sick, injured dogs in the street of Boudha we think of Street Dog Care- when there is…

  6. Successful Rabies Vaccination Camp 2016

    Nepal, with a vast street dog population, continues to suffer from outbreaks of canine-sourced rabies. Not only is rabies detrimental to animal health, it poses a safety risk on the community. The Nepal Veterinary Council and Animal Health Department report approximately 1,500 human rabies cases per year, with approximately 200 annual…

  7. Saving Tsering

    You’ve heard us say before that we never leave anyone behind, even a dog, so it doesn’t come as a surprise that when we found Tsering, we sprang right into action! One evening, a wonderful lady from Boudhanath named Phuti, who loves animals, found a poor dog lying in a ditch near Mahankal Road. The white dog was unable to…

  8. Emergency care for Dogs

    A significant outbreak of Ehrlichiosis Canis (E. Canis) and Toxoplasmosis was recently discovered in 6 separate emergency cases that arrived at the door of Street Dog Care (SDC). E. Canis is caused by bites from infected ticks. Birke, Chunti, Findus, Nika, Rani and Rubio all presented with symptoms, and additionally…