Making this world a safe and secure place for animals is no easy challenge and a lot of work goes into it. There are people who work selflessly for the welfare of animals to make their lives better and provide them healthcare facilities. Some shelters also find adoption homes for stray animals. Animal shelters usually work on the donation of individuals who believe in the cause and a lot of people from all walks of life volunteer for such shelters. Here is the list of Animal Shelters in Kolkata.
Debasree Roy Foundation
Debasree Roy Foundation is a registered non-profit organization in Kolkata that has been working for the cause of stray animals since 2009. DRF aspires to establish a harmonious co-relation between humans and animals through its comprehensive adoption programs and awareness camps against animal cruelty. Debasree Roy Foundation works to rescue injured and sick dogs and put them in good homes through adoption. One of its main goals is to ensure that the animals on the streets are healthy and vaccinated. Its foremost mission is to rescue dogs that have been tortured or neglected and provide them with adequate care and medical help. This organization then aims at assisting these stray dogs into good homes so that they can have a family through its extensive adoption programs.
Address: 11C, Dover Lane, Kolkata
Phone: 033 6550 3285
People for Animals (PFA)
People for Animals also known as PFA is India’s largest animal welfare organization with a nationwide network of 26 hospitals, 165 units and 2.5 Lakh members. They work to rescue and rehabilitate sick and needy animals. They set up and run shelters, ambulance services, sterilization programs, treatment camps and disaster rescue missions for animals. They also conduct education programs in schools, fight cases in court and lobby on animal issues in parliament.
Address: Animal Shelter-cum-Hospital & Research Institute, Mukundapur, Kolkata
Phone: 033 24239100/24239101
Love n Care for Animals
Love n Care for Animals is a voluntary animal welfare organization which works for stray dogs, cats, abandoned cows, horses, neglected birds like crows, kites, vultures etc. It was founded in 1997 for alleviating the suffering of stray and distressed animals in the city. The organization has one fully equipped hospital cum animal shelter-Chhaya Biswas Charitable Animal Care Hospital.