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Lanta Animal Welfare

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Address: 629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Phone Number:
+66 84 304 4331
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Lanta Animal Welfare (LAW) is a non-profit organization based on Ko Lanta....

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 center every hour, on the hour, between 10am and 4pm. We have lots of friendly dogs who would love a long walk and cats who would like a cuddle! (Please note there is generally no dogwalking between 11-3 as it gets too hot for them!).

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.

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My friend and I visited Lanta Animal Welfare and we were blown away by the love and care of the workers towards the rescued dogs and cats. They are very dedicated towards the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My friend and I visited Lanta Animal Welfare and we were blown away by the love and care of the workers towards the rescued dogs and cats. They are very dedicated towards the welfare of these beautiful animals. We were fortunate enough to take 2 dogs for a lovely walk to the river and also have a tour of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great visit. The volunteers are super friendly and passionate which makes all the difference. The tour was concentrated around the dogs, but there are lots of cats to play with out front. We took a dog for a short walk as it was after 3pm, which was fun. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Tim B
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth a visit if you are on koh lanta! If you have been traveling threw Thailand, you've probably seen a big difference of the wild cat/dog population. Thanks to this place, koh lanta is the only place in Thailand where you almost never see any wild cats or dogs. Just a heartbreaking place to go to, even if your not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely 100% recommended! Lovely dogs and cats waiting to be adopted. Actually a bigger place than we expected. Its good to know that they are actually people around here who is worried about them :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was pretty amazing to go there and get the tour. Amazing volunteers and after having seen countless stray dogs and cats in my time in Thailand, was awesome to see that there is people out there making a difference. Makes me wish I knew a place like this existed years ago and could have come and volunteered long term before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The volunteers that work here showed us around so we could see how they work and how the center works. The cats and dogs are so well taken care of. The visit really touched my heart ❤

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to visit for several reasons. You can go and take a dog or two for a walk. Or as we did, come and pet and cuddle with puppies and kittens, so adorable! I would also encourage you to sponsor them and their work in some way, sponsorship or buy something in the store or simply... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great little tour and amazing work they are doing here! Must visit if you are visiting Koh Lanta and love dogs/cats!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited the centre today and it was amazing! They have done and are doing so much for the cats and dogs and the island. You can volunteer to walk the dogs, have a tour of the centre and play with the puppies and kittens! I would recommend to go around 9am to beat the heat.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Personally I am not an animal lover but my kids loved to pet the kittens and puppies. They have done a lot to solve the stray problem on the island, but it is a a very foreigner -run enterprise. I think it's fine to ship pets all over Europe but it all seemed a bit much. That said it was... More 

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