Rahat Means Relief

Animal Rahat is a unique program that aims to help some of the most neglected animals in the world—the bullocks, donkeys, and other working animals in India.

One of the more common sights in India is that of a bullock trudging along in the heat, straining under a heavy yoke to pull an overloaded, poorly balanced cart. These gentle animals often suffer from dehydration, untreated sores, and muscle strain, and sometimes they are subjected to frequent beatings.

Animal Rahat was founded in 2003 to provide these animals with relief. This lifesaving program now offers services throughout three districts in Maharashtra, one of the largest states in India. Animal Rahat is run by a dedicated staff that includes veterinarians, veterinary assistants, animal caretakers, and a full-time community educator. All of Animal Rahat’s veterinarians are on call for emergencies and advice around the clock, every day of the year.

Latest News

  • cow 2
    April 16, 2014

    Over the years, Animal Rahat has rescued numerous dogs, hyenas, and other animals who...

  • 2012-05.Sunder chained
    April 7, 2014

    Today, the Honorable Bombay High Court passed a landmark judgment in favor of PETA...

  • sunder1
    April 3, 2014

    The latest development in PETA’s ongoing battle to free Sunder, the elephant who was...

  • bullock being treated
    March 28, 2014

    This year, for the first time, Animal Rahat offered its services at the annual...


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