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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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Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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Such an amazing place. Tons of amazing staff helping making the world a better place. We went on a tour around the place and the volunteer told us a lot about the different dogs... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such an amazing place. Tons of amazing staff helping making the world a better place. We went on a tour around the place and the volunteer told us a lot about the different dogs and cats we saw. Go there and just enjoy the little furry love! and they need your touch and loving. One of our highlight in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lanta animal welfare is a wonderful project that helps stray and injured cats and dogs, the volunteers working here offer the very best care and attention to these animals and the people who visit the shelter to either do the tour on offer hourly or to just walk one of the many dogs here is truly inspirational and heart warming... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such a wonderful visit here today (even though the poring rain). The volunteers had a free tour for us and talked about the animals and showed us around the shelter. We planned to do a "dog-walking" but the dogs didn't like the rain (neither did we). But we snuggled with the cats instead and enjoyed the love over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent place. You can take the dogs for a walk between 8 -11 am and 4pm - until evening. There are tours of the centre every hour on the hour, which are led by excellent guides and are very entertaining. A must for all animal lovers.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a brief tourist visit to the institution as part of my stay in Ko Lanta. Although animals seem to be in great shape and well cared of, the whole experience was not fully satisfactory. Host was very self-centered and seemed to care only about showing herself and not the animals. The place was also crowded with tourists and... More 

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Thank Agata S
LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this review

Hi Agata S Thank you for your review and brief visit. Your points are noted. We do need vets and we definitely need homes for our rescues. They are both vital to our existence. Sorry if we fell short of your expectations. Sounds like it was very busy and our caring, helpful volunteers were overstretched. Anyone wishing to volunteer for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is worth the visit on a rainy day to see the good work that they do here. The tour is only about an hour long and you can also take the dogs out and pet the cats. I wouldn't say it's an amazing tourist attraction per se but definitely deserves five stars for the excellent work they do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing. To see what a big difference they are making for the Cats and the dogs! Love it!

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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here after reading great reviews. The place is truly lovely, the animals are so well looked after and the dedication of the staff is really inspiring. The place is SO clean and they obviously really care. We went on a tour and played with the dog afterwards, they are all so friendly. Some reviews have... More 

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Thank Katy P
LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this review

Hi Katy P Thank you for your visit and understanding! Thank you also for your supportive review. On behalf of the animals we are just trying to do our best in a challenging environment. Everyone is a volunteer and advice from professionals is always welcome. Mo :-) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just right and wery fine thing to visit and support! We visited two times and maybe we visit Another time Before leaving!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Lanta animal welfare first thing in the morning, on arriving we took 3 dogs out for a walk which was lovely! We then had a free tour of the cat house and dog areas. Both volunteers were really informative and showcased the amazing work they do on lanta helping both stray and tame cat and dogs. The centre... More 

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LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this review

Hi Sarahim25 Thank you for visiting our centre and writing a review. it's great to hear you enjoyed it! More 

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