August 26 is International Dog Day.
What higher option to have a good time than by visiting an area shelter to foster or undertake?
For those that are not sure concerning the process, it usually includes filling out paperwork, being interviewed and, in some circumstances, having your home checked. The pet being adopted will probably be spayed or neutered, absolutely vaccinated, dewormed and microchipped, relying on its age.
However, for those who’re unable to soak up a canine, there are nonetheless different methods to assist together with donating time or serving to increase consciousness for animals in want. Here’s a listing of canine rescue teams and organisations within the UAE.
K9 Friends was began in 1989 by a bunch of 12 associates in Dubai. Its present shelter has been operational since 2009; for the reason that organisation’s inception, it has helped to rehome greater than 7,900 dogs. It has weekly adoption days.
More data is obtainable at k9friends.com
Animals and Us
The shelter in Fujairah was based in 2006 by Michelle Francis and has almost 400 rescue dogs below its care. It is run by a bunch of volunteers and holds adoption days in Dubai.
More data is obtainable at aauf.ae
Stray Dogs Centre
Founded by Amirah Williams in 2013, Stray Dogs Centre in Umm Al Quwain is the most important privately run canine rescue shelter within the UAE and has assist from the emirate’s royal household. It at the moment has greater than 850 dogs below its care.
More data is obtainable at straydogscenteruae.com
House of Hounds
The group takes in stray, uncared for, deserted and surrendered Salukis and different sighthound breeds equivalent to greyhounds, whippets and Saluki mixes. The centre additionally sometimes has different breeds in its care.
More data is obtainable at houseofhoundsuae.com
RAK Animal Welfare Centre
The shelter, which is supported by the federal government of Ras Al Khaimah and opened in 2010, appears to be like to rehome socialised, skilled and wholesome dogs. The centre has a web site in Al Jazira, which is open from Thursday to Tuesday, from 9am to 6pm.
More data is obtainable at rakawc.com
Abu Dhabi Animal Shelter
The Abu Dhabi Animal Shelter is managed by Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital and has been operational since 2010. All dogs are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and handled for fleas and worms earlier than going up for adoption. Those in search of a selected breed may also use the “Wish a Pet” part of the web site to fill out a type, in case that particular breed turns into out there.
More data is obtainable at www.abudhabianimalshelter.com
Sharjah Cats and Dog Shelter
The Sharjah Cats and Dogs Shelter is a non-profit that rescues deserted pets and finds them properties. It has a bodily location on Airport Road in Muzairah and is open to walk-in guests from Monday to Thursday, 8am to 3pm and Sunday 2pm to 6pm. It is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. All pets are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.
More data is obtainable at epaashj.ae
Updated: August 26, 2023, 10:35 AM