Blog Entries Tagged as Animal Rahat

  • Nov
  • 19

Ingrid Newkirk Answers Your Questions About Animal Rahat

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Since its founding more than a decade ago as an organization dedicated to bringing relief to India’s working animals, Animal Rahat has become one of the most successful forces for all animals in need throughout the Sangli, Solapur, and Satara districts of Maharashtra. Members of the hard-working Rahat team—which operates solely on charitable donations —will go just about anywhere …

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  • Sep
  • 25

For These Animals, Work Never Ends

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He will work from dawn into the night and sleep on the road or beside his owner’s hut on the ground in all weather, seldom with shade or shelter.

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  • Aug
  • 1

Animal Rahat: Changing Minds, Changing Practices

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Animal Rahat is a unique program that aims to help some of the most neglected animals in the world—the bullocks, donkeys, and other working animals in India.

One of the more common sights in India is that of a bullock trudging along in the heat, straining under a heavy yoke to pull an overloaded, poorly balanced cart. These …

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  • Feb
  • 21

Meet Two of Animal Rahat’s Rescued Donkeys

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Animal Rahat  is a PETA-supported charity that helps donkeys, bullocks, ponies, or other “working animals” in India. I’d like you to meet just two of the donkeys who were rescued by Animal Rahat staffers and now spend their days lounging around at the Animal Rahat retirement center.

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Devi was discovered by the Animal Rahat team on the side …

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  • Dec
  • 27

Easy, Useful, and Doable: My New Year’s Resolution

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Ordinarily, resolutions are far too ambitious. I mean, isn’t it pretty unreasonable to give up chocolate, especially the kind with hazelnuts in it? And if you buy an exercise bike, chances are, before long, it’s going to end up as a place to hang your laundry when the dryer is broken, or it’ll be posted on Craigslist.

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  • Dec
  • 17

Be a Secret Santa for Animals!

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Will you make room on your Christmas list—and in your heart—for an animal in need? PETA is looking for a few Secret Santas for a cold dog, an unsterilized cat, or an exhausted Indian bullock.

Your friends and relatives probably already have enough knickknacks and new gadgets to stretch from here to the top of Mount Crumpit and back 12 times, …

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  • Jan
  • 11

Elephant Freed From Indian Temple

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After nine grueling years, an elephant named Mariappan is finally free of the chains that bound him by all four legs so tightly that he could not take a single step in any direction. Mariappan was chained inside a filthy, dark shed at the Arulmigu Mariamman Temple in Samayapuram, India, until a local activist, with the help of …

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