A panicked woman entered the clinic of our vet. She came to report a dog she had seen hiding under a car for nearly a week, and she was concerned for the dogs health as she was sure he had been without food or water for nearly a week.
On Thursday, 17 June, the majestic Palais Mouawad Gardens was transformed for the first Animals Lebanon Gala for Change. The sold out event raised nearly $45,000 to support the vital work of Animals Lebanon.
Customs officers in Bulgaria confiscation 108 grey parrots that arrived from Lebanon. The endangered parrots arrived to Sofia airport on a flight from Beirut, and illustrate the urgent need for Lebanon to join CITES, the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species.
After introducing TNR ? Trap Neuter Return ? to Lebanon in 2008, we thought it was going to be something very difficult to get people to understand and accept. But after two years, 50,000 flyers and other forms of awareness, people have not only accepted it but have joined efforts.
This October 4th, Lebanon Celebrated World Animal Day with Animals Lebanon and Lana El-Khalil, the Lebanese Ambassador for World Animal Day. Animals Lebanon founders, staff and volunteers came together throughout Beirut to speak up for the animals.
Recently there have been many comments and a lot of attention on the issue of stray and homeless dogs. Most of this seems to have been a result of a person being attacked and injured by a dog in the south of Lebanon, as well as subsequent statements made by the prominent cleric Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah.