From parrots to pigeons, Animal Rahat recently rescued several birds who were desperately in need of help.
The rescues included the parrot shown here, who had been kept in this tiny cage by a fortune teller, even though caging birds for commercial purposes is a punishable offense. The unfortunate bird is one of thousands throughout India who are …
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PETA India and Bannerghata Biological Park have teamed up to create India’s first free-roaming elephant sanctuary.
Originally posted by PETA India.
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As the holiday season approaches, I find myself repeating the same two questions in my head: What did I give people last year, and what in the world am I going to give them this year?
PETA to the rescue! No need to worry about what to get that distant relative whose name you’ve drawn in the …
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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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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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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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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.
Devi was discovered by the Animal Rahat team on the side …
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