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Lanta Animal Welfare

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629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 304 4331
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Walk a dog, play with cats

take an hour or two from your day and give a hand at the Lanta Animal shelter. Dogs are the cutest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PRmagee
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Vina del Mar, Chile
Fantastic

It's amazing to see the care that the vets and volunteers give to this organisation and animals... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alex H
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Lanta Animal Welfare (LAW) is a non-profit organization based on Ko Lanta. LAW's objective is to rehabilitate suffering and sick animals on the island through sterilisation and care. We are open to visitors everyday from 9am to 5pm and our volunteer staff will happily provide a guided tour of the centre every hour, between 10am and 4pm. If a rescue dog needs exercising, visitors with appropriate experience may take them on one of our three walking routes. The best time to exercise a rescue dog is from 8.30am - 11am or 15:00-17:00. We do not walk our dogs in the heat of the day. The dogs spend their days in grassy outdoor pens, so like everywhere in Thailand, it's best to wear insect/mosquito repellant when visiting. Our major sponsor is Time For Lime bar, restaurant and cooking school, without their valuable support we would not be here. NOW OPEN: Kitty City and Kitty Cafe! Enjoy a bite to eat or a refreshing iced tea while hanging out with our rescued cats.
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“cats and dogs” (273 reviews)
“love animals” (74 reviews)
“every hour” (59 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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+66 84 304 4331
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Reviewed 3 days ago

take an hour or two from your day and give a hand at the Lanta Animal shelter. Dogs are the cutest and just need a quick walk, good for you and for the pupps. If cats are your thing (of love cats&dogs) you can play...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's amazing to see the care that the vets and volunteers give to this organisation and animals. Thoroughly enjoyed my experience and only wished I could have donated more too such a great cause.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must visit on the island if you're an animals lover. They do an amazing job and are warm and welcoming to all the guests. If we could adopt an animal we would! If you're able to it's for a great cause. We walked some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to animal welfare on our first day in lanta and left feeling super happy. The animals are all being so well cared for and the staff and volunteers are doing such an amazing job!it is a non profit organisation so every little donation...More

Thank Lauren C
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LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, thank you for walking the dogs. With 45 dogs to walk everyday now it’s a lot and every little helps!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner went at mid day - BIG mistake. It was just overwhelmingly hot. Recommend going early morning or mid afternoon to take it all in properly and jump on one of the tours. We were lucky enough to walk 2 of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is definitely worth a visit. We spent some time with the cats, you can walk the dogs and we made a donation to this great charity.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the couple of hours we spent there, it looks to be like a well set-up affair with a love for their animals. The kitty area is a relatively recent addition and it provides a big space for all of the cats to interact with...More

Thank DeanHackett
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LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the centre and writing an honest and fair review

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The animal shelter is well worth the visit. They have a lovely kitty corner with a small cafe where you can chill with the cats, and the food and drink is reasonably priced. I was lucky enough to go at the time that dog walking...More

Thank Luke S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lanta animal welfare is so amazing they all are doing a great work thete.we loved it. We didnt expect that it will be that amazing. Really a nice place should visit everyone.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The people there treat the animals so good and they really care about them. We spent there couple hours and we we amazed to hear the volunteer's stories about their activity with the animals on the island. No doubt, it's a heartwarming place to visit...More

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Sheepiebear
19 April 2018|
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Response from LantaAnimalWelfare | Property representative |
Many thanks for your kind offer. You and your daughter are welcome to visit the animals at the centre any day from 9-5. You can play and socialize with the rescue cats, and may even be able to exercise one of the rescue... More
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SnowboardMike
16 July 2017|
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Response from LantaAnimalWelfare | Property representative |
Hi SnowboardMike, great that you are looking forward to visiting us, hopefully you will not be disappointed! No booking needed just turn up. Tours on the hour 10am-4 pm. Dog walking 9-11am and 3-5pm. Doggy and Kitty cuddles... More
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Kalea K
16 May 2017|
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Response from LantaAnimalWelfare | Property representative |
The tours are free; donations welcomed. Just google lanta animal welfare and there is information about volunteering! LAW is looking for hardworking, organised, bright and committed individuals who are passionate about... More
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