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If you are an Animal Welfare organisation, do send us the following information:
- year begun, do you have an ambulance, which animals do you cater to, what services do you render, what geographical area do you cover, some monthly quantification of services, your profile, how can animal lovers / citizens help you etc. 

Activities covered:
Ambulance; Rights & Cruelty incl. legal causes; Education & Awareness; First Aid; Hospitalisation; Immunisation;  Pet & Stray Adoption; Shelter; Spay/Neuter/Sterilisation Program (abc = animal birth control); Panjrapoles (no-kill shelters for cattle); Vegetarianism

Ahimsa Hospital -
Active Compassion Unlimited

BMC Cattle Compound 
Ramchandra Lane Extension
Link Road
Near Movie Time Cinema
Satpada, Evershine Nagar
Malad (W)
Mumbai 400064
Karmayogi: Praful Shah 28823742

Tel: 28802682 / 28821972 
notes: dogs; ahimsa = non-violence; abc program; shelter; sterilisation centre; (difficult to get a response though)

AIAWA - All India Animal Welfare Association
Dr. E Moses Road
Dhobi Ghat
Mahalaxmi (East)
Mumbai 400011
Karmayogi: Jigeesha Thakore 

Phone: 2309 4077 speak to secretary or hospital in-charge
Web: - not working
Notes: shelter; also conducts sterilization of cats, which is necessary for rabies eradication under
animal birth control programme

ALAS - Animal Lovers Association Society 
Jaykar smurti, shop no. 55 
Aarey Road
Opp rajasthan hall
Goregaon [w]
Mumbai 400 062
Karmayogi: Bhavin Gathani 98204 76622

Tel: 28763856 
Fax: 28761313
emergency van with 125 drugs: all mumbai: 98203 19842

We provide free services to stray animals which include on the spot medical & surgical treatment.

Till now 30,000 animals have been treated by "KARUNA & ALAS" in western & central suburbs. We have four branches in Goregaon, Andheri, Mulund, Ghatkoper. "ALAS" joined with Goregaon branch. All are equipped with 4 mobile ambulances. Our contact numbers are:

BEHANA -25654949 / 25673838
( Thana, Mulund, Bhandup, Vikroli, Kanjurmarg )

GOREGAON- Mr. BHAVIN GATHANI - 9820476622 / 28761313 / 28763856
( Goregaon to Bhayander)

ANDHERI - Mr. ARVINDBHAI -9819100100 / 26701413
( Andheri to Bandra)

( Chembur to Powai)

( Mulund to Kanjurvaram)

“KARUNA” & “ALAS” both are registered charitable organization dealings with animals in distress.
# Our trust provides free mobile van services since last 3 years.
# We are equipped with 3 ambulances with trained veterinary doctors ,helpers, drivers for necessary treatment & minor operative facilities for treating stray animals.
# we cater to all stray & pet animals mainly dogs, goats, cows, buffallos, wolves, horses, pegions, parrots, etc.
# We cover areas from Goregaon to Bhayander, till that we provide free services.
# Our doctor & helpers solve 50-60 cases daily i.e. they solve 2000 cases monthly
# We are trying to shutdown unauthorized slaughterhouses.


Animal Lovers in Mumbai

Animal Welfare Association

601 SAMANYA Society
Karmayogi: Renu Rai

Tel: 2756 2275 / 3109 7720
Notes: since 1992, sterilisations, sick dogs treated, feeds 300 dogs/day, ambulance

Animal Welfare Board
Note: 4 Animal welfare officers whose cards have been renewed till 2007. AWBI is cash starved and no. of AWOs increased over the years, so their financial assistance have been dwindling. Not to blame anyone, this is the general situation.

Bahena Trust
Telecast, RRT Road
near Canara Bank
Mulund W
Mumbai 400 080
Karmayogi: Dinesh Visariya

Tel: 25673838 / 25654949 / emergency number 1919
Fax: 25690202
website: - not ready
notes: all animals and birds, have ambulance; run a jeevdaya trust but no shelter

Bombay Presidency Kennel Club
9 Garden Homes
1st Road
Khar (W)
Mumbai 400 052
Karmayogini: Sheila Naharwar, Hon Secretary

Phone: 26000146
Other Clubs in India are listed at
Notes : not for emergency of dogs . only in case of purchase of expensive dogs and others

(BSPCA) Bombay Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals 
C/o: Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals

Dr. S. S. Rao Rd.
Near Mahatma Gandhi Hospital
Mumbai 400 012
Karmayogi:  Col. J. C. Khanna 2413 5434 (after 3 pm)

Tel.:  24137518 Smita / 24135285 Hospital Manager / 24133598 Sur. / 24168381 Med.
An Emergency number for accident of dogs and others -9820758266
Fax: 2413 1007
Website: No
Notes: ambulance; accident cases only; 250 animals in hospital; sterilisation; have police powers, certifies animal welfare officers

IDA - Animal Birth Control & Health Care Centre 
Near Deonar Colony,
Mumbai 400 088
Karmayogi: Sudnya Patkar 24142195 / 24143412

Tel: 25566795 
Notes: 250 neutered / month

In Defence of Animals
7 Shanthi Kunj
124 Hindu Colony
5th Lane, Dadar
Mumbai - 400014
Karmayogi: Goodicia Vaidya (Res: 24156453 / 24129098)

Tel: 24142195 - 24143412 - 22870616 
Fax 24149375
notes: since 1995, sterilisation of stray dogs, injured dogs treated, ambulance
website: ; 

Indian National Kennel Club

secretary  Mrs. Ratty P Javeri 

Home: 22029106 Mobile: 98201 41328 
Email :
magazine on dogs, Canine Review, no affiliations

Karuna for Animals in Distress
Mukti Nivas, Shop no. 3 (Tasyani Print-O-Graph)
V.P. Road, Opp. Bby Mercantile Coop Bank
ANDHERI (W), Mumbai 400 058
Karmayogi: Arvind Shah

Tel: 26701413 / Emergency number 9819 100 100
Bhavin Shah 28763856 / 98204 76622 
Notes: Karuna = Compassion; 
Got 8 ambulance

Mumbai Canine Club
5/A Sham Dham
Opp. Sion Railway Station
Sion (W)
Mumbai 400022
Karmayogi: Mr. R. C.Lingam, Mahesh Chaudhary

Phone 24076005 / 24096762
Notes: affiliated to Kennel Club of India, animal dog shows and pet shows, encourages good dog ownership, 400 members, promoting Indian breeds, not ngo
elsewhere in india at

Nature & Animal Care Foundation
104/106 Meghji Bldg, 'C' Block, Room 3 / 35, 
Wallace flour Mills
Shivdas Champsi Marg
Mumbai 400 009
Karmayogi: Dharmesh Solanki, hon. secy., 98212 15661 , 

notes: new org; focus is to create awareness; see PFA

Navi Mumbai Animal Lovers Association

Navi Mumbai
Karmayogini: Shaheen Siddhiqui

PALS - Plants and Animal Lovers Society
2 "Ferena", Opp. Fariyas Hotel

Mumbai 400005
Karmayogi: Dr. Silloo Bhagvagar (mornings)

Tel: 22832955
Notes: First aid, sterilisation, rescue, rehab

PAWS - Plant & Animals Welfare Society

Shiv-Shakti, Patkar Compound
Gamdevi Road
Bhandup (West)
Mumbai 400 078
Karmayogi: Mr. Sunish Subramanyam

Tel / Fax:: 2591 8324 / Nisha 
Email : ; 
notes: Activities: Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation; Treatment of Injured animals on the roadside; Educating Students on animal welfare; Organising Anti - Rabies Vaccination for strays, etc.; snake rescue, injured bird treatment. Area of Work : Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane Area.

PAWS (Plant and Animal Welfare Society)
A-14 Savitri Sadan
Dr. Mukharji Road
Dombivli (East) 421201
Karmayogi: Mr. Nilesh Bhanage 98201 61114

Tel: 95251 - 471996 ( 8 to 10 pm)
Fax: no 
E-mails: , 
Notes: ambulance
1) First Aid for Sick injured Stray Animals
2) Ambulance Service
3) Cattle Health check-up & Vaccination Camps, Cattle Rescue
4) Veganism
5) Tree Plantation & Environment Protection
6) Captive Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation
6) Sterilisation & Vaccinations for small stray animals
7) Education, Awareness & Training Program on animal welfare
8) Inspectorate
9) Adoptions & Rehoming
10) Newsletter Service

People For Animals - Mumbai 
C/o P.N. Mehta & Co. (Diana Mehta)
Thomas Cook Bdg, 3rd Fl
D.N. Rd, Fort
Mumbai 400 001
Karmayogis: Cawas Lalkaka, Pritish Nandy

Tel: 56242112 / Dharmesh Solanki, Mgg. Trustee 98212 15661 (not working); 
Notes: A Maneka Gandhi Initiative; ambulance; camps; feeds dogs and cats; donates to those feeding dogs and cats; rescue and rehab; co-ords with BSPCA

Pet Practitioners Association of Mumbai (PPAM)
Dr. Wakankar (president)
Dr. Karkare, 26483199, 98201-47546

Save Our Strays
Karmayogi: Sherley Advani - Founder Trustee
Tel: 9820141310 (Andheri)
Notes: Got 1 ambulance

Shree Jivdaya Pariwar Charitable Trust
Animal Shelter at Vapi
Plot no: 165/B-7  
GIDC Phase -  2  
Vapi  (Dist: bulsar)

Mumbai Office: 307 Mandvi Navjivan
121/127 Kazi Sayed Street,
Masjid West 
Mumbai - 400 003

We survive small animals - we care for them - feed them and give medical treatment - if need we may send at our animal shelter. Our animal shelter is in closed chemical factory of Promoter Trustee - Mahendra Thakker. We are bounded by rules and regulations of GIDC hence we can not keep any big animals. Our motto and work towards the welfare of animals - where require plenty of money  and  man kind services - who are lover of animals. We are in always search for animal lovers and  animal lover donors  who wish to donate funds. If you can help us our animals will bless you. Currently near about sixty animals in animal shelter. Daily we feed 200 animals at nearby our office area and resident area at Mulund (W), Mumbai - 80.


SPAN - Society for the Protection of Animals and Nature
201, B, Sheetal Sargam, 
Sheetal Nagar, 
Mira Road (East). 

Karmayogi: Tanya Singh, Barbara LaPorte.
Tel. # 28112462, 28908945, 982029288, 9820541871 

Stray Dog Lovers Association / Voice of Animals in Distress
G 20 Row House type V,
Sector VI, Vashi,
Navi Mumbai 400703
Karmayogi: Dr. Sadhana Phaterpekar, Founder President

Tel: 27822784
email: x

Thane SPCA
Karmayogi: Shakuntala Majumdar
Tel: 31071966

(WSD) Welfare Of Stray Dogs
C/o Akanksha
Voltas House C
T B Kadam Marg
Mumbai 400 033
Karmayogi: Abodh Aras 98191 00808 / home: 23891070

Tel.: 23733433 Shirley / kennel 23060275
E-mail : ; 
Notes: Dogs; Pet Adoption; free sterilisation centre; onsite first aid till andheri and sion; immunisation; awareness; 150 sterilisations / month; takes the lead on stray dog issues; gives guidelines to those interested in starting an animal welfare org or running sterilisation programs

Zawareh Daruwala
604-C Lakshmi Niwas
Lady Jehangir Road

Phone 24120433
email: x
notes: rescues and trains pedigree dogs to be guard dogs

35-40,000 The present dog population in Navi Mumbai
The canine population in Mumbai is estimated at being over two lakhs.

" Heads & Tails - A fresh deal for animals in the new millennium" by Maneka Gandhi

Interesting links:

Animal laws:


2. Animal Birth Control (Dogs) Rules, 2001 
3. Municipal Laws of your area

4. Dog Licensing Establishments
All Pet dogs have also be issued a licence by this Establishment. The address and telephone numbers of Dog Licensing establishments and its unit are:
    City Dog Licensing Est.
    Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi
    Dog Controller / 
    Sr. Sanitary Inspector
    (City Unit Office)
    Western Suburbs
    H&K Wards
    Dog Licensing Est.
    Behind Gurunanak Disp/.
    Station Road, Bandra West
    Sr. Sanitary Inspector 26422672
    Western Subs
    P&R Wards
    Dog Licensing Est,
    Ramchandra Lane Extn.,
    Kachpada, Malad West
    Sr. Sanitary Inspector 28820296
    Eastern Suburbs Dog Licensing Est.
    N Ward Office Bldg,
    Jawahar Road, Ghatkopar
    Sr. Sanitary Inspector 25115130
The Dog Controller, City Unit receives complaints regarding stray dogs.

Impounding Stray Cattle
Complaints regarding stray cattle may be registered with the Complaints Officer or Medical Officer of Health at your ward.

5 . Dog Licensing establishment of BMC

6. Removal of dead animals

Aug 27, 05