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Turn Off Netflix, Volunteer At These 4 Organisations That Work With Animals


    Ten-Second Takeaway

    Not quite ready to adopt or foster {or still thinking about it} a dog or cat? You can still help nonprofits working with animals in many ways. If you care for animal rights and want to make a difference to their lives, pick something that suits you from this list.

    Moitri Veterinary Clinic

    With 30 years of veterinary practice, Moitri’s is a favourite among pet parents in Kolkata. Their USP and loyal customer base is due to their excellent patient care, dedication and thorough diagnosis and treatment. Volunteer at this clinic just beside Carmel School near Deshapriyo Park and help all the puppers in need!

    Where: 15B, Deshapriya Park Road, Kolkata 700026.

    Timings: 10.30am – 12.30pm , 7pm – 9pm.

    Contact: Call 9830478954 / 9830066171 / 9874581624 or email

    Check out their website here and follow them on Facebook here.


    Debasree Roy Foundation

    Brainchild of actress Debasree Roy, this is a registered non-profit organisation in Kolkata that has been working for the cause of stray animals since 2009. They believe that “one animal homed is one animal off the streets”, and work hard to rescue injured and sick dogs and put them in good homes through adoption.

    Where: 11C, Dover Lane, Kolkata – 700029.

    Timings: 11.30am to 6pm.

    Contact: Call 9804444716 or email

    Check out their website here and follow them on Facebook here.

    Cape Foundation

    This organisation headed by animal lover Radhika Bose, works to improve outcomes and prospects for children, animals, plants and the environment, through workshops and projects. They often conduct workshops in schools and slums to spread awareness about animal rights.

    Contact: Call 9830167433 or email

    Click here to follow them on Facebook.

    People For Animals

    People For Animals is India’s largest animal welfare organisation with a nationwide network of 26 hospitals, 165 units and 2.5 lakh members. They rescue and rehabilitate sick and needy animals.

    They set up and run shelters, ambulance services, sterilisation programs, treatment camps and disaster rescue missions for animals. People For Animals also conduct education programmes in schools, fight cases in court and lobby on animal issues in parliament.

    Click here for the Kolkata chapter and click here to check out their website.