Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA)

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200 donkeys receive the much-needed veterinary attention in Dedza and Lilongwe.

Precious treating a donkey

The Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) believes that every living animal deserves treatment the same way as human beings. This is why the LSPCA conducts periodic community veterinary clinics in rural areas to respond to farmers' need for quality veterinary care for their donkeys.

 

With support from the Donkey Sanctuary UK, the LSPCA recently conducted community veterinary clinics and has treated over 200 donkeys in Dedza and Lilongwe. The dedicated team from the LSPCA offered free check-ups, vaccinations, deworming, wound treatment, and other minor treatments to all the donkeys that showed up at the clinic. 

 

In Malawi, donkeys are vital for the livelihoods of rural communities. They transport commodities and work on farms, becoming income-generating assets for multitudes of rural families. However, these donkeys do not always get the care they deserve due to a lack of veterinary support. Donkeys are often injured as they work on farms and during the transportation of goods. They are rarely vaccinated, making them highly susceptible to diseases. 

 

The LSPCA conducts community vet clinics to improve the health and welfare of these neglected animals, boosting their production to secure income and better for small-holder farmers. Without the LSPCA’s efforts, the majority of these animals would not receive any veterinary attention during their entire life.

 

The LSPCA under its Donkey Sanctuary Project has been working in Malawi since 2015 providing veterinary support to hundreds of donkeys. Since its inception, the LSPCA has conducted more than 60 donkey clinics and treated about 8000 donkeys. 

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