Dog health impacts people and wildlife

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 manage to escape into a tree), and more often than we are aware, dogs chase and bite wildlife. In the photo above, a jackal is killed by three dogs. As soon as the news gets out that there are vets in the village, people point us toward animals that need rescuing. Many of the injured dogs we meet have injuries close to their face, in vulnerable areas like their ears and eyes. In the photo above, a dog has its eyelid stitched together by our veteri

They walk from afar

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 Himalaya. Here, there is no one to call when your animal is sick. With the nearest city vet located at least nine hours drive away, few farmers can afford to take the time necessary to make such a trip for their animal. Leaving the farm to visit the vet would leave farm animals and crops uncared for. For women, it could also mean leaving children unattended. Sometimes farmers are still too busy tending to their land and animals to t

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