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Painted Dog Conservation

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Address: Opposite Hwange National Park Airport, Hwange, Zimbabwe
Phone Number: 00 263 (0)18 710
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Very sad to hear what is happening to the Painted Dog. A beautiful animal that was once widespread is now found only in a few countries. This centre has been set up to look after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Albury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very sad to hear what is happening to the Painted Dog. A beautiful animal that was once widespread is now found only in a few countries. This centre has been set up to look after injured Painted Dogs and to teach people about the animals in an attempt to ensure their survival. There were a couple of dogs at the... More 

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Doha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a great conservation that has an excellent information center. It was great to see painted dog, and the challenges that face them.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Painted dogs are my fav African Predator. Here the conservation teach you about the dogs, their fragile lives and the work they do. There is no charge, however they accept donations to keep operating. They do amazing work and well worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited the painted dog conservation centre during our stay in Hwange National Parl. What amazing work they do! It was a real eye-opener and i really hope everyone who visits supports them.

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Ogdensburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Painted Dogs or African Wild Dogs as they were once known, are unique to Africa and they are among this continent's most endangered species.The Painted Dog Conservancy, located on the edge of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, is the center for research and restoration of injured and sick "Painted Dogs" to the wild. Zimbabwe is one of the last strongholds... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visit this worthy conservation museum dedicated to the African wild dog and be told the sad story of a family of wild dogs in the Hwange National Park. You can also visit their rehab center and take some pictures of is very rare-to -see animal.… Also please donate some money towards the foundation, wild dogs are very threatened and are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

liked the idea of naturing and release them later in the wild the security convinient for us as it is fanced we viewd through the fence the staff very informative was given a brief history what a community l liked seeing a different dog species

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Museum was very interesting but small. Different type of gifts inside. The painted/wild dogs were in a pen to be eventually released back in the wild.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A lovely museum which tells you an awful lot about this wonderful breed. You also get the opportunity to view some of the Wild Dog Ambassadors who live at the site (due to not being able to be released). A lovely way to spend an hour or so learning about these fascinating creatures.

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Boksburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

teaching people to observe when driving in Hwange about Wild dogs and their fundamentals educating even the locals about conservation

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