Lanta Animal Welfare is a non profit charity based in  south west Thailand. We are dedicated to improving the lives of all animals, relieving pain and suffering.


At Lanta Animal Welfare we believe passionately that we all have a responsibility to protect the animals around us. We strive to raise awareness of the hardship of homeless, sick, and injured animals, the benefits of adopting an animal in need, and our mission to end the homeless animal crisis.

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Oslo’s Story

Earlier this year a very small, stray kitten was dumped at Lanta Animal Welfare. We named this kitten Oslo. Not long after, he met Emily; a volunteer at LAW who was working with the cats in our isolation unit.   “I met a little kitten named Oslo, small enough to fit in my hand, and […]

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Before & After | Libby & May

Libby and May were rescued in July during a mobile clinic in Ko Libong along with two other dogs. They had been brought to our vets by a very kind local lady who had been feeding them. We took them back to our centre for treatment and, if possible, adoption. Despite being fed, these four […]


Our Rescue Efforts Need Flight Volunteers

Here at Lanta Animal Welfare we work tirelessly to find forever homes for our animals. We are an animal rescue, providing short-term shelter for animals that are returned to where they live once they have recovered from their trauma. However, many rescue animals cannot be returned due to safety and health issues. We’ve solved this problem by […]