Weʼre raising £800 to provide urgent veterinary care, food and shelter for dogs and cats living on the streets in Luang Prabang.
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Rescue House Luang Prabang needs money to continue providing food, shelter and medical care to abandoned, unwanted, and injured animals.
Just to feed the animals in our care costs around £220 per month. To vaccinate/ de-flea and de-worm costs £40. Transport to Vientiane to provide specialist care for serious illness or injury costs from £50 to £200.
We are based in Luang Prabang, Laos where vetinerary care is scarce and the quality of treatment available is very basic. The vast majority of local villagers do not have any concept of pet care and the cost of even basic vaccinations are often beyond their means. Pets and strays are not neutered so there is an ever growing population of kittens and puppies. These often pick up preventable diseases or get injured in a road traffic accident or develop health problems due to a poor diet. This can be because of a lack of knowledge on the part of pet owners or the simple fact that for the street dogs and cats they have to scavange for what little scraps they can find.
The cat in this picture was attacked by a dog and has a broken leg as well as serious facial injuries.
For serious injuries we have to take the animals to the capital city - Vientiane. Which means hiring a van and driver or flying them there, that's why travel and transport costs are high. This dog is Charlie, he was found with such a terrible leg injury that the leg had to be amputated. Treating Charlie cost £1000. The good news is he is now mobile and has recently been found a loving home to keep him safe and well.
Some of our rescued babies make unusual friendships!
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