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The Vafa shelter is a non-government charity organization relying solely on private donations and volunteers.

To help and shelter

Founded in 2004, the Vafa Animal Shelter is the first animal shelter in Iran. We are dedicated to providing help and shelter to injured and homeless animals in Iran.

National Veterinarian Day- 2017

Veterinarians bridge the gap between neglecting animals and taking loving care of them! Veterinarians are like magicians, they can discover a very complicated health issue in an animal without being able to ask them even where it hurts! We at Vafa appreciate all the...

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World Animal Day- 2017

In the world calendar, the first week of October is dedicated to animals’ right. This week is known by different names in different parts of the world. Some call it "the week of animals"; some named it "the week of animals’ welfare" and finally some recognize it as...

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Summer 2017, Guelph, Ontario, Canada It was the summer of 1395 that one of Vafa's volunteers found a very weak puppy. He was about 3 months old and obviously very sick and hungry. He was suffering from a very...

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Adopted by Mansooreh & Baran, Toronto, Canada, Winter2017 "We might have to appreciate that animals can't speak our language. Only if cats and dogs living in Iran could talk, what horrifying stories full of bitterness and suffering they could share. Stories filled...

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