Plants & Animals Welfare Society
(Regd. Society Maha/587-2001/Thane, Regd. TrustF-9600)

Our Activities


Ambulance Service: PAWS responds to public call to help sick & small animal. The Ambulance caters both Large & Small Animals. PAWS ambulance covers 3 districts like Mumbai, Thane & Raigad. Ambulance service is available on Sundays also with a nominal cost.

Sterilizations & Vaccinations: PAWS started sterilization with the help of Bombay`s hospital since its starting. PAWS catches stray dogs & cats from different cities in Thane district and get them sterilized at Bombay`s Hospital. Then they release from where they are picked-up. PAWS also vaccinate against rabies to all the animals, which are sterilized. PAWS sterilized more than thousand of animals till date. PAWS also represent ABC committee at Municipal Corporations.

First Aid & Camps: PAWS volunteers & trustees personally go on road to treat all types of injured animals. Almost every night, after 10 in the evening and after the day’s work, they roam on the bikes to treat maggot wound animals and other sick animals. Some cases are referred back to the vets the next day. They remove maggots from wounds and treat animals. PAWS also arranges different first aid camps for all types of animals and also hold lectures to teach first aid to college & school students.

Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation: PAWS has rescued many animals like Snakes, Mongoose, Parakeets, Mynah`s, Muniya`s, Horse Shoe Crabs, Monitor Lizards from cruel charmers & illegal sellers. PAWS every year confiscates many such animals, gives treatment, release them back into wild and obtain acknowledgment from Wildlife Dept.

Helping Cattle’s in Distress: PAWS holds regular camps in slums & village areas for vaccination for Bullocks, Donkeys, which are employed for work, also hold First Aid & Medical Check-up camps. Members regularly care for and rehabilitate disowned cattle- a major problem in the city at Panjrapoles (cattle shelters), after treating them at Bombay SPCA. Treatment is done at any time of the day or night.

Adoptions & Rehoming: Innumerable homeless and abandoned animals have been re-homed through our adoptions Scheme. Adoption is done after strict interviews.

Humane Education: With help of video screening, live talks & interactions, the society tries to create awareness about animal welfare. PAWS also distribute free software for dissection in schools & colleges. PAWS produces pamphlets on animal welfare acts, which are distributed free of cost to the interested citizens & volunteers.

Legal Cruelty Cases: PAWS members & Animals Welfare Officers investigate cruelty cases, which includes rescue of animals. PAWS has filed many police complaints; FIR`s to save animals from cruelty.

Helping Like-Minded NGO’s: PAWS also aims to help other like - minded NGO's for the betterment of Animals. PAWS feels that the animal welfare movement should grow everywhere. So PAWS helps other charities by providing funds, contacts & press publicity. It also helps in providing volunteers, medicines and food for animals other charities in different parts of district.

Contact Us
Plants & Animals Welfare Society
A-18, Savitri Sadan,
Near Nehru Maidan,
Dr. Mukharjee Road,
Dombivli (E) - 421201

Cell: +91 9820161114
(10-00 am to 6-00 pm - India, +5-30 hrs. GMT)

Contact Person:

Mrs. Manasi Bhanage
E-mail: manasi@pawsasia.org
Cell: +91 982016114 (10-00 am to 6-00 pm)

Sonali Bagade
(Admin. & Rescue Co-ordinator)
E-mail: sonali@pawsasia.org

Cell: +91 9820401449 (10-00 am to 8-00 pm)

You Can Help!

For Direct Transfer of Donations:
Bank : ICICI Bank Limited
Branch : Dombivli MIDC Branch
A/C. No. : 008801026804
IFSC Code : ICIC0000088

For Cheques & Drafts: In the name of ‘Plants & Animals Welfare Society’ send it to A-18, Savitri Sadan, Dr. Mukharji Road, Near Nehru Ground, Dombivli (East) 421201, Maharashatra, India.

Email: nilesh@pawsasia.org
SMS: +91 9820161114

Please note that we do NOT accept foreign currency donations.


Featured in the Limca Book of Records for running a NGO with youngest team of rescuers

An organization that received positive media coverage for more than 70 occasions until date

Runs couple of ambulance services across areas of Thane and Kalyan for ferrying injured animals to the hospital

Rescued over 300 cattle with a 4-pronged strategy during the deluge of 26/7 Mumbai floods

The total number of vaccination sterilization cases touched the highest figure of 300 animals in the year 2007-08

Affiliated to over 7 governing bodies on a world wide scale which includes names like WSPA, Animal Welfare Board of India, OIPA and WVS

URL: www.pawsasia.org