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A dog rescued and treated by the KAT Centre and Jan Salter



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Animal Welfare Organisations accept that Animal Birth Control (ABC) has been proven to be the only humane way of controlling the street dog population and eliminating rabies worldwide.

In many cities in India, Animal Birth Control (ABC) has completely eliminated rabies and dramatically reduced street dog populations.

A stray dog in Nepal, rescued and treated by the Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre
Post-op care at the KAT Centre



Beauty before treatment
Beauty before treatment

Beauty after treatment
Beauty after treatment

More News about the
KAT Centre

Dog receiving veterinary treatment in Kathmandu, NepalLex Limbu's 'Number 1 Source' Blog
Lex Limbu, a Nepali blogger in London, writes about the Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre and its solution to Kathmandu's street dog problem.
Lex Limbu's 'Number 1 Source', 17 March 2012

Helping Animals Beyond Our Borders
Read about exciting ways that Marin Humane Society staff and former staff are helping animals in need around the globe, including Gregg Tully at the KAT Centre.
Animal Chronicles (A Marin Humane Society Publication), Summer 2011

Eine Stadt setzt auf ABC (in German)
The KAT Centre is featured in Partner Hund, a German-language magazine for dog lovers! This article was arranged by Viktoria Drieselmann, a volunteer at KAT.
Partner Hund, April 2012

Helping dogs thrive against the odds in Nepal
A volunteer's stories of dealing with a rabid dog at the Centre and rescuing a one-day-old puppy.
Marin Independent Journal, 10 December 2011

You Can Help the KAT Centre Save the Lives of Animals in Need
Read the heartwarming story of how KAT and some dedicated animal lovers rescued a tiny puppy.
Successful Dreams magazine, November 2011

Story of a Streetdog
A Norwegian Red Cross worker in Kathmandu named Jonas blogs about his first visit to the KAT Centre, and KAT's programs to reduce the street dog population.
Delegate Life, 6 November 2011

Catching Up with Kathmandu's Street Dogs
A volunteer with a street dog in Kathmandu, NepalA blog post by two world travelers about the street dogs of Kathmandu, volunteering at the KAT Centre, and celebrating the Hindu festival day for dogs!
Sarahs On A Shoestring, 25 October 2011

Humane Society Alum Helps Himalayan Street Dogs. Gregg Tully writes about his experiences volunteering to help stray dogs in Kathmandu and Bhutan, after working at the Marin Humane Society in California.
Marin Independent Journal, California, USA, 3 September 2011

Tackling the problem of street dogs. The KAT Centre's Animal Birth Control program has sterilised 40% of the street dogs in Kathmandu and the canine population has decreased from around 31,000 to approximately 22,500!
WSPA Global Network, Summer 2011 (See the bottom half of the page.)

Jan Salter: Artist, Animal Lover, and Member of Kathmandu's Community. Read about how Jan Salter first came to Nepal, her career as a highly regarded artist, and why she founded the KAT Centre.
Successful Dreams magazine, July 2011

The KAT Centre: Rescuing the Street Dogs of Kathmandu. Gregg Tully's story of being shocked by the condition of Nepal's street dogs, his experience volunteering at the KAT Centre, and KAT's impressive accomplishments.
Successful Dreams magazine, July 2011

Une vie de chien a Katmandou (In French). See some beautiful photographs of street dogs in Kathmandu, Nepal and how the KAT Centre rescues and treats Nepal's stray dogs.
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30 Millions d'Amis, April 2011

A stray dog in Nepal, rescued, vaccinated, treated, and returned to its communityAn interview with Jan Salter, founder of the KAT Centre. Get to know Jan Salter and find out what inspired her to dedicate her time to Nepali street dogs.
Voice Of Women (VOW), April 2011

KAT goes to the dogs! An employee of Best Friends describes visiting the 'oasis' at the KAT Centre and the impact KAT is making on the dog population and people's attitudes.
Best Friends website, March 26, 2011

Stray canine population is down. A report shows that the street dog population of Kathmandu, Nepal is decreasing, and people are treating the dogs more kindly.
Kathmandu Post, March 8, 2011

Number of street dogs on decline. Forty percent of the female street dogs in Kathmandu, Nepal are now sterilised, and dog population is expected to decline further in the next generation, according to a recent survey.
Himalayan Times, March 7, 2011

A dog's best friend. The Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre has sterilized, vaccinated for rabies, and treated thousands of animals in Nepal, and is helping to make Kathmandu's street dog population healthy and stable. The article also shows some of the rescued dogs and cats who are available for adoption at the KAT Centre.
Nepali Times, February 11, 2011

The KAT that helps dogs. Learn what it's like to volunteer at the KAT Centre in Kathmandu, Nepal and help rescue and care for Nepal's dogs.
PET, the Magazine for all Pet Lovers (New Zealand), Sept. – Nov. 2010

No more litters. Family planning for dogs and rabies vaccinations are producing a healther street dog population in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The Kathmandu Post, May 1, 2010

Dogs as Gods. In Nepal, Kukur Tihar is the day for worshipping dogs, but every day is like Kukur Tihar at the KAT Centre.
The Himalayan Times, October 17, 2009

Cover story about street dogs throughout the developing world, including in Kathmandu, Nepal
All Animals, the magazine of the Humane Society of the United States, September/October 2009

Communities come to the rescue as dogs languish in the streets
Nepali Times, 17 July 2009

Tails of Marin: KAT comes to the rescue of Nepal's mistreated street dogs
Marin Independent Journal, California, USA, 21 August 2009

Housing Stray Dogs, about KAT's programmes to promote animal welfare and reduce animal cruelty in Kathmandu, Nepal
The Himalayan Times, 22 June, 2009

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