We summarise our pilot neutering and anti-rabies vaccination efforts in Nepal’s Himalaya and announce our plans for the future.
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Dogs injure wildlife, livestock, and other dogs too. HMP treated several dogs for wounds from fights during our neutering and vaccination camp.
News of the first-ever neutering and anti-rabies vaccination camp in Nepal’s Himalaya makes the headlines of leading news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)!
An account of a very special lady and her dog, whom we met at our camp in Upper Pisang – As soon as she handed her dog to us, she put her hands to her face and turned away. Her 5 year-old dog had never been to the vet, and she was terrified. Read more
When I first began to share about the work of the Himalayan Mutt Project in Singapore, one of the questions I got was, “How will you communicate with them if you don’t speak the language?” During our pilot camp, we faced greater challenges than that. We learned how to communicate without words at all. Read more
On 31st May, our team set off from Besisahar (760m), capital of Lamjung District. From here, we’d begin our journey into Manang District, the destination of the Himalayan Mutt Project’s pilot neutering and vaccination programme. Read more
Nanyang Girls’ High School invited the Himalayan Mutt Project to speak at its Earth Week event. In 30 minutes, we introduced Nepal’s mystical Himalayan landscape, its wonderful wildlife, and the unique trades and lives of Nepal’s Himalayan settlers.
Our first Pozible fundraiser ran for three months from January 2014, and gave us the crucial support we needed to make this unprecedented journey into the Himalayas possible. We didn’t know if we’d make it, but you showed us that you wanted us to succeed. We’re deeply encouraged and honoured by the outpouring of love and support . Thank you to our supporters, volunteers and partners for the hard work and effort you put in to bringing this to life!
Our challenges though big are not insurmountable. We want to keep things simple and effective by using methods and strategies that already work.
In December 2013, Debby Ng and Mukhiya Godame made a trip into the Nepal’s Himalaya to photograph its wildlife.During their search for Himalayan wildlife, they learned from locals that populations of ground foraging birds like Kalij pheasant, Blood pheasants, Snow pigeons and Snowcocks, as well as mammals like red panda, blue sheep and musk deer are being chased, attacked, and sometimes killed by populations of unmanaged stray dogs within the national park. Read more