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Lanta Animal Welfare

629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 304 4331
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Ranked #1 of 25 attractions in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Lanta Animal Welfare (LAW) is a non-profit organization based on Ko Lanta. LAW's objective is to relieve the suffering and pain of the animals on the... more » Owner description: Lanta Animal Welfare (LAW) is a non-profit organization based on Ko Lanta. LAW's objective is to relieve the suffering and pain of the animals on the island through sterilisation and care. We are open to visitors everyday from 9am to 5pm when our volunteer staff will happily provide a guided tour of the shelter. We have lots of friendly dogs who would love a long walk and cats who would like a cuddle! 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. « less
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Stirling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Just back from a Lovley visit to the welfare . We were overwhelmed to see just how much this small organisation has done to help . Spend hours cuddling and falling in love with the little kittens and was worth our donation . From being around the south of Thailand I can see a massive difference in ill looking stray... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Great place, I was so impressed and I highly recommend you give this place a visit. You can see all the animals and walk some dogs, be sure to make a donation :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Was not expecting to find a place like this in Koh Lanta. Had the opportunity to see the great work done by volunteers. Also got to walk some doggies on the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It was really great to visit the animal shelter! They take very good care of the animals and if you want to you can do it as well. Walking the dogs, cuddling the cats (and kittens!), and if you want you can (and should) donate some money. GO THERE, if not you will miss something!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We visited Lanta animal welfare after reading trip advisor reviews. This place is great, volunteers take tours round the centre every hour, you can meet the dogs and cats and find out all about them. We took two 5 month old puppies for a walk on the beach after our tour. The centre never made you feel like you have... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The work that these volunteers is doing is priceless. When we visited the facilities to walk a dog and play with cats, we were amazed at how well organized and laid out the whole operation was. Very knowledgeable staff. Various ways that people can help out (donations, purchasing of LAW merchandised items, walk/play with the animals, adopt a pet, help... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Lanta Animal Welfare is a very well run, well kept animal welfare center for abandoned and stray dogs and cats on Ko Lanta. If elephant trekking is definitely not your thing and you appreciate the valiant effort of trying to help animals in need, the center is both worth a visit and your money.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Definitely worth it to go down and take the tour, walk a dog and play with some kittens. I really enjoyed this experience and learning about everything they are doing. They do fantastic work and mostly done by volunteers. Highly recommended!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Dropped into Lanta animal welfare off the cuff and was greeted warmly by one of the volunteers outside. We asked if we could take a couple of dogs for a walk which they greatly appreciated and handed us two dogs to take for a walk in the shade. After that we were given an exceptional tour of the centre with... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I am so happy that my husband and I visited the Lanta Animal Welfare Center. The animals are well cared for and very happy. We were able to walk a couple of puppies, which we enjoyed. It is so nice to see this type of establishment, where they actually go out and rescue the dogs and cats around the island.... More

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