Our team is stuck in a lockdown in Kathmandu. The restrictions came suddenly in late March, when we were due to arrive in Manang to deliver vaccines and veterinary services to communities. The lifting of the lockdown has been delayed for the third time. While we are al...

As an advocate for the health of humans and wildlife, the Himalayan Mutt Project is helping to clarify misplaced fears that bats cause COVID-19. Nepal is home to some 52 species of bats, which can be found anywhere between the Himalayas, the desert and its tropical rai...

Local conservationists play the biggest role in implementing and developing conservation strategies. When our field work ends, they are the ones that have the big job of translating our science into action! Above: Our team with community volunteers in Bhraka village. M...

I'm back in the Himalayas for the second time with the HMP team – Debby, Ajay and Mukhiya. The purpose of my last visit to the Himalaya was to sterilise dogs, and support Debby's canine distemper study. This time, our focus was slightly different - to vaccina...

Your donations help Himalayan families. When we deliver vets and vaccines, communities have a humane and effective alternative to manage dogs. 

Dog bites don't just happen to people. Dogs often bite other dogs, occasionally cats (the ones that don't manag...

Your animal is sick and it's time to go to the vet. What do you do? You might call your veterinarian to make an appointment, or just drive down to your local vet and wait till it's your turn. It sounds easy, but it is beyond the means of everyone who lives in the Himal...

When was the last time you had a fall? A really bad one. Where you broke something and couldn't help yourself. Kale (pronounced "kah-lay")was a 6-month old pup when we met him and his family last year. He had fallen from his rooftop home and suffered a fracture to his...

HMP has worked hard to learn how dog-diseases could be spread by human-assisted movement. Dogs and people travel to new areas of the world every year, and come into ever-increasing contact with wildlife. This information is important, not only to conservationists in th...

March was a busy month as we took our results from the distemper survey in May 2018 to the world stage! I spent two thoroughly fast-paced weeks between Oxford University's WildCRU Conservation Geopolitics Forum, and the Student Conference on Conservation Science at the...

It was the best proposal I had ever heard, and something I never knew I had been waiting for.

 “Would you like to help me with my project in Nepal in May 2018?” - HMP's Debby Ng asked in an email from Singapore, I was based in the UK at that time.

I first joined the Hi...

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