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Lanta Animal Welfare

#1 of 46 things to do in Ko Lanta Features Animals
629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 304 4331
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Fantastic!

We had a great time here avoiding the rain! We got to interact with and walk some dogs and cuddle... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Natasha O
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Such a cute place!

We love animals so we had to include a visit to the Lanta Animal Welfare to our stay in Koh Lanta... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne K
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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 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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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+66 84 304 4331
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time here avoiding the rain! We got to interact with and walk some dogs and cuddle plenty of cats and kittens. The volunteers here are doing an amazing and important job in Koh Lanta and the surrounding islands. Well worth a...More

Thank Natasha O
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love animals so we had to include a visit to the Lanta Animal Welfare to our stay in Koh Lanta. We patted cats there and also took a super cute and friendly dog for a 45 minute walk/run to the beach.

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its heart breaking to see all these dogs and cats.. and how i wish i could take them all home! I would recommend that you visit this place and if you can.. Probably adopt a dog or a cat? They do this educational tour from...More

Thank Hosanna M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We turned up at the shelter not really knowing what to expect as we hadn't done much research on it but we were definitely pleasantly surprised. We were greeted by friendly volunteers who told us we could join a free tour in 30 minutes time...More

Thank Sophie A
LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aah thank you for visiting our centre and writing a lovely review. I'm glad we have been a highlight of your travels. Memories to cherish forever! Hope to see you again, and it sounds like the animals would like to see you again too! :-)

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visit because I love dogs and it was perfect for walking them! Will come back if we come back to lanta!

Thank Pete G
LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It wasn't even a question of whether or not we should visit Animal Welfare. We love animals and we felt horrible each time we saw a stray dog or cat wondering around the streets. And here at Lanta Animal Welfare you will find how one...More

Thank nikakenn
LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you nikakenn for visiting our centre and writing such an informative and kindly review. Junie Kovacs our founder has been helping animals on Koh Lanta and the surrounding areas for 17 years now and has helped thousands of animals and will no doubt help...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They r doing such a important work so please go here and buy something from the shop or take dog for a walk or something. People who work there r really friendly.

Thank Tomi T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We try to visit the animal rescue organisations wherever we go & we're so glad we went here. Clean, well organised tours which operate on the hour & friendly staff. Nice to hear the background of how it started & also to know most/all of...More

Thank Marlenehill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had such a nice morning here, was great to see everything they had done to improve animal welfare on the island. Lovely to visit and to walk the dogs!

Thank melllbou
Reviewed 1 week ago

popped in, walked some dogs, met the cats out front for some cuddles. Friendly volunteer staff who help explain the work that they do there. Tours of the facilities on the hour.

Thank ilovesunseasand
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Kalea K
What is the price to get in to this place and to volunteer? I need to know as soon as possible. It is urgent!! Thank u
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
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aronglynn
I m in lanyard for a week in June and I would love to walk the dogs each day and help out. Is this possible seen I am only there for a week?
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
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Clairedanmerlin
hi we are in ko lanta form today (7-11) for a couple of days and was wondering if you need any volunteers for the day?
7 November 2016|
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Response from LantaAnimalWelfare | Property representative |
Hi Claire, this is a very popular request and the answer will always be yes! Our day starts at 7am with feeding, cleaning and exercise of animals. It finishes at 7pm when animals are fed and retired to bed for the night... More
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