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OUTREACH PROGRAMS; THE KASUNGU SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC

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All CreaturesAnimal Welfare League, with the kind support of The Humane Society International and Alice Morgan Wright Edith-Goode, on 3rd November 2016, conducted a free “Spay and Neuter” clinic in Kasungu. This was done in collaboration with Kasungu Elephants Fund and was aimed at reducing the number of stray dogs around the National Park. The team from All Creatures was comprised of four vets, a vet nurse, an education officer and the driver and they arrived in Kasungu at 9am where they were welcomed by a veterinary officer who was waiting along with some beneficiaries and their dogs who had arrived early. The team was given two huts, one in which to store their equipment and another, a shed under which they were to conduct the operations. The team was prepared to operate on a maximum of 15 dogs, and so they set up the tables, hung a banner and were ready to go!
Once the set up was done, the team begun registering the dogs present and the started out the operations, beginning with th…

OUTREACH PROGRAMS; THE KASUNGU SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC

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All Creatures Animal Welfare League, with the kind support of The Humane Society International and Alice Morgan Wright Edith-Goode, on 3rd November 2016, conducted a free “Spay and Neuter” clinic in Kasungu. This was done in collaboration with Kasungu Elephants Fund and was aimed at reducing the number of stray dogs around the National Park. The team from All Creatures was comprised of four vets, a vet nurse, an education officer and the driver and they arrived in Kasungu at 9am where they were welcomed by a veterinary officer who was waiting along with some beneficiaries and their dogs who had arrived early. The team was given two huts, one in which to store their equipment and another, a shed under which they were to conduct the operations. The team was prepared to operate on a maximum of 15 dogs, and so they set up the tables, hung a banner and were ready to go!
Once the set up was done, the team begun registering the dogs present and the started out the operations, beginning with t…

Humane Education in Kasungu

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All Creatures Animal Welfare League in collaboration with Kasungu Elephant Fund on 3rd November 2016, held a free Spay and Neuter clinic with the support of the Humane Society International. The aim of the exercise was to reduce the number of stray animals around the park. To make the most of this initiative, the All Creatures Humane Education team set up a humane education session at Kaswam’chenje primary school, which is one of the schools surrounding the park.
The team from Kasungu Elephant Fund assisted All Creatures by linking the Humane Education team with the school officials and setting up the event. The event was attended by the whole school; an estimated 1000 plus pupils who enthusiastically participated in the lesson. The pupils were taught about Rabies; how fatal it is, its signs and symptoms, preventative measures and what to do as first aid treatment for someone bitten by an animal suspected to have the virus.
The staff at Kaswam’chenje primary school was very pleased to h…