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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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Animal lover

Couldn't recommend this place more. It should be number one of things to do when visiting Thailand... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
What a wonderful place

Everything has already been written and said. The volunteers do an amazimg job helping the stray... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 304 4331
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Couldn't recommend this place more. It should be number one of things to do when visiting Thailand! If you love animals this is the place for you. Not only do the volunteers take you on a tour of the centre, but you can also play...More

1  Thank Bridgetinvietnam
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything has already been written and said. The volunteers do an amazimg job helping the stray, abused and wounded cats and dogs on the island. They help as many cats and dogs on the island and tge surrounding main land. You can walk their dogs,...More

Thank Svandervelden
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a fantastic animal welfare centre that helps keep Koh Lanta's street animals (and pets) Looked after and well cared for when needed. Over the course of our stay, we took 6 dogs for a walk, spent some time with the kittens and socialised many...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LAW is an absolute highlight of Thailand for me. The centre is amazingly organised and efficient. The tours are informative and obviously a great way at getting pets adopted and showing you all the work they do! We took Samson’s pack for a walk and...More

Thank Shannon T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do in Koh lanta. These guys do such amazing work. And has come such a long way in the 2 years since our last visit. You get a tour of what they do for the animals and you even get to...More

Thank Nikko C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a break from the beaches of Koh Lanta, come spend a few hours at Lanta Animal Welfare. Volunteers give a great 45 minute tour where you see the facilities and animals, hear about the history of the shelter, their great work, and...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The LAW is such an amazing organisation not far from Long Beach. They love visitors and it’s very easy to visit for short of long stays. We visited a couple of times during our stay. The first time we had a tour of the facility...More

Thank kiwiinthebigworld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing initiative, and very kind and informative staff! Happy we went here ! You can hear about how they run the organization and help the animals and they will show you around and show you the very cute dogs and cats ! And I got...More

Thank willcesc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a day volunteering here which was a fab day out. Great cause which is really helping the stray cats and on the island. If you have the time do go and visit or even better volunteer for the day. You get to take...More

Thank Minpin123
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my two girls to visit this place as they love animals and we were missing our dog. It’s the most gorgeous place, full of heart with some fabulous people and of course four legged friends. You start in the “ kitty cafe” which...More

1  Thank Louise B
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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
Kalea K
17 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
11 April 2017|
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Response from LantaAnimalWelfare | Property representative |
Hi aronglynn thank you for your message. It would be fantastic if you could come and walk our dogs and help out maybe with socialisation. I'm not sure where lanyard is. Is it near our centre on long beach? When you want to... More