Veterinary Treatment Camps-Vets Care Organization
Joining hands with the international community, Vets Care Organization Pakistan organized a “Free Veterinary Treatment Camp” on October 04 at UVAS Outdoor Hospital, to mark World Animal Day. Vets Care Club Patron and UVAS Dean Faculty of Animal Production and Technology Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha along with UVAS Director Institute of Continuing Education & Extension Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani inaugurated the “Free Veterinary Treatment Camp”. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Pasha congratulated the Vets Care Club and Vets Care Organization for organizing this camp to mark the celebration of World Animal Day. In his message he said that animals are our companions and humans have the highest responsibility to take care of God’s creatures. He appreciated the camp organizers and assured his support in animal welfare activities.
All animals that were brought to the camp on 4 October were examined free of cost and free medicines were also provided to these animals with the cooperation of various pharmaceutical companies. Our patients included sheep, goats, horses, cattle, dogs, cats and birds. The camp received a lot of media attention with various newspapers and TV channels covering the event including Sama News, Apna TV, Sama TV and others. Speaking to the media at the camp, Vice president of Vets Care Club, Muhammad Mubeen, urged the people to love, care and save the animals. About 25 veterinary doctors and students volunteered their services for this noble cause.
In addition, a large number of banners, posters, charts and pamphlets were displayed all over the UVAS campus and outside it for creating awareness regarding animal welfare issues, especially among the veterinary students and public in general. Vets Care Organization is thankful to all the pharmaceutical companies for their cooperation and all journalists for highlighting this important event.
Furthermore, we also participated in the grand walk on the occasion of World Animal Day at Jinnah Garden, Lahore. Provincial Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Mr. Ali Ahmed Aulakh and Secretary Livestock, Hamid Yaqoob Sheikh, also participated in the walk. People from all walks of life participated including veterinarians, journalists, university students, families and members of the public.
In parallel to this, we also marked World Animal Day in Bahawalpur. In this connection, a free Vaccination and Veterinary Treatment Camp was organized in the outskirts of Bahawalpur. 5 villages (Basti Lala Dera, Basti Pahorh, Basti Arain, Basti Kaliar and Basti Salamat of Daira Bakha) were covered in this camp. 40 volunteer vets and veterinary students from the Vets Care Club, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, participated in the camp. The camp started at 9:00 am and continued till 4:00 pm. Animals were vaccinated against Hemorrhagic Septicemia.
A doorstep facility of vaccination was also provided to the farmers in the form of 3 teams of the participants. According to the official records 440 animals (228 cattle and 212 buffalo) were vaccinated. In addition, a large number of sick animals were examined and treated free of cost. The volunteers dedicated the entire day to the animals.
Vets Care Organization Pakistan commits to continue such activities in future for the welfare of animals. We are dedicated to promote a humane and caring attitude towards all animals. We commit to make Pakistan, a friendly and cruelty free environment for animals.
- Organised by: Vets Care Organization