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Lanta Animal Welfare

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629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 304 4331
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Such a great place to visit on Lanta! Rescue animals are sweethearts and volunteers amazing. Tour... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Excellent initiative of a Norwegian animal lover

I thought I would be sad visiting this center and hearing the stories but it was a happy place and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 centre every hour, between 10am and 4pm. If a rescue dog needs exercising, visitors with appropriate experience may take them on one of our three walking routes. The best time to exercise a rescue dog is from 8.30am - 11am or 15:00-17:00. We do not walk our dogs in the heat of the day. 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. NOW OPEN: Kitty City and Kitty Cafe! Enjoy a bite to eat or a refreshing iced tea while hanging out with our rescued cats.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
629 Moo. 2, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 304 4331
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a great place to visit on Lanta! Rescue animals are sweethearts and volunteers amazing. Tour was touching. We went to walk the rescue dogs in the morning and it was amazing! They need many kinds of help. Donation, volunteers or buy something there to...More

Thank Svikevak
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I thought I would be sad visiting this center and hearing the stories but it was a happy place and they are doing an excellent job trying to make a difference for the most unfortunate cats and dogs. So happy that they are also helping...More

Thank PhotobyInge
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was amazing to see the dedication the volunteers are working at the Animal Welfare. Unfortunately, we were too late for the dog walking, we would have loved to it. It is a great cause for animal lovers to hear the stories behind the dogs...More

Thank EvaPaleo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is doing fantastic things for the dogs and cats of Koh Lanta. We really enjoyed visiting kitty city and playing with some cats and getting vegan food, as well as having a free tour and walking a dog! The volunteers are super passionate...More

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is my second visit here and it’s great to see the addition of Kitty City this year. As most people have said in their reviews this is an amazing place. This place could not exist if it was not for the very special volunteers...More

Thank sue-tuddenham
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at Lanta Animal Welfare. The tour was great, learning about all the amazing things this center is doing for cats and dogs in Thailand. The animals steal a piece of your heart.

Thank alexxd7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I like the place and the staff are really nice. Take note of the times for the guided tour of the facilities. If you don't get such a tour there's not much to see. I love that people take an interest in the welfare of...More

Thank Traveller_365247
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Norwegian lady that started this has truly made a success. Her concept is to castrate and vaccinate all wild animals on the Island, which has led to far less wild animals wandering around not being taken care of by anyone. Their new kitty house...More

Thank LoveTravel75_4
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called here when in Koh Lanta. The place is rescuing animals and providing vet services on the island. It’s a great place to visit where you can see there work on a little tour and play with cats / kittens. I also had a great...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Animal Welfare Centre today and found it to be the most amazing place. We took a tour with Mo, and she explained the work they do to rescue, re-home and reintegrate where possible the animals that they care for. The centre itself...More

Thank Sarah_1543
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July 16, 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
May 17, 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
April 11, 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