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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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Nice feel good visit

Great way to spend a couple of hours. The shelter seems to do really good work. Someone mentioned... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Georgetown, Canada
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Good work being done

We stopped by after doing a "google search" of things to do in Lanta. We found this and since we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 304 4331
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great way to spend a couple of hours. The shelter seems to do really good work. Someone mentioned they were just being set up to donate or adopt as they toured. We never felt pushed or pressured into anything. No one ever asked for a...More

Thank TherealHomerjay
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped by after doing a "google search" of things to do in Lanta. We found this and since we love dogs decided to stop by. You can tell all the volunteers are passionate about the animals and truly want to make a difference. The...More

Thank doodlelander
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lanta Animal Welfare is something you should do if you are going to Koh Lanta. 2 volunteers explained us the history of the center, then they presented us the animals. We could see that the volunteers are really implicated in their job, caring and loving...More

Thank CharlotteR09
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth going here if you are spending time in Koh Lanta. The minute we arrived we were approached buy a friendly guide and asked if we wanted to take part in the tour. Its basically full of adorable cats and dogs. All for a...More

Thank Zoe G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited out of boredom and didn't expect much. Well, what a surprise! So well run and fantastically organized that we were all superbly impressed. It's spotless and they do the most incredible job on lanta!! Well done guys - well done! Please visit and...More

Thank rouvep2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did not know what to expect when we arrive here. The place turn up to be the best place that we visited with kids. We get to see the great work the valounteers are doing and we get to walk a dog in the...More

Thank Tiia R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited 7 months ago when we heard about the centre at our hotel (Mook Lanta) and were mega excited to go and help out and walk some doggos on the beach! So long story short, after our first visit and then going every...More

1  Thank Jadetattoo23
LantaAnimalWelfare, Public Relations Manager at Lanta Animal Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

People with the biggest hearts adopt our animals, to help us, and that in turn means that we can help more animals. Jade and Dan adopted two dogs that had lived together at the centre for several years because they wanted them to stay together...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Go visit if you are an animal lover. Took two dogs for a walk, saw some monkeys on ourr walk. The place is run by enthusiastic volunteers.

Thank BrisbaneRockt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go, see, do good :-). Amazing place to help out the animals. Well organized, professionally run establishment.

Thank erikssontj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived a little early before the tour so we got to hang out with the older pups. They were absolutely adorable and so sweet. All they wanted was pats and hugs which we were happy to provide. The facility is small but looks great....More

Thank Mompi123
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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