A week about animal rights

The first week of October is dedicated to animals. October 1st is World Vegetarian Day. October 2nd is World Farm Animal Day and October 4th is World Animal Day. The following statement was read at the Toronto March for Animal Rights: In all wars and genocides in our...

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Introducing Vafa Animal Shelter’s New Logo

Vafa Animal Shelter's current logo, masterfully designed by the volunteer work of renowned graphic artist Mr. Alireza Mostafazadeh-Ebrahimi, was the introduction point for the Shelter for many years. However, to synchronize the logo for both Vafa campuses in Hashtgerd...

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Happy World Veterinary Day!

In any profession, commitment, responsibility, and compassion comes first. Being a Veterinary doctor is one of the professions that commitment and compassion are at its core. Before having experience, skills and scientific knowledge, having a moral commitment and...

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World Spay Day- February 23, 2021

Launched in 1995, World Spay Day is an annual campaign that aims to encourage people to save animal lives by spaying and neutering companion animals and feral cats. World Spay Day itself is celebrated annually on the fourth Tuesday in February (February 23 in 2021),...

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Happy New Year 2021 

The two of us, along with the rest of our playmates at Vafa, wish you all a happy New Year. Another year may have gone by, but the generosity of your hearts has been proven once again. You have proven that despite all challenges, you continue to love and support us....

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World Veterinary Day-25 April 2020

World Veterinary Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the contribution of all veterinarians to animal wellbeing and society. This year, the event will happen on 25 April 2020. The theme of the World Veterinary Day 2020 is Environmental protection for improving...

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Nowruz 1399

This year we are experiencing a different Nowruz. There is no "Charshanbehsoori" or shopping for the new year. There are no parties or family get together and there is no "Sizdabedar". We are all waiting to get through this mishap. We are waiting patiently for good...

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World Spay Day/ February 25,2020

They could have not been born, and not have left the world in pain. We are talking about puppies who share a grueling life with their mother. In their short lives, they don't experience anything but agony.  Very few reach adulthood and continue this cycle of...

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Happy New Year 2020

In this upcoming new year, let us join together in wishing for world peace. To make this wish come true, we need to first gain peaceful coexistence with animals who live on earth. Through compassion shown to animals, humans can ultimately achieve empathy with each...

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Happy World Animal Day!

To raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. Building the celebration of World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement, mobilising it into a global force to make the world a better place for all animals. Happy World...

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World Farm Animals Day-2019

They are with us, not for us! Let's be kind. The birth of the great Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi, on the 2nd of October, is also rightfully observed as World Farm Animals Day (WFAD) all over the world.Driving from the teachings of non-violence towards all...

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Happy World Vegetarian Day!

World Vegetarian Day is celebrated annually on October 1. The day brings global attention to the health and environmental benefits of vegetarianism and focuses on the ethics of following a vegetarian lifestyle. In many cultures, vegetarianism is an integral part of...

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International Homeless Animals’ Day -2019

The history of International Homeless Animals' Day goes back to 1992. Since that time this important day has helped thousands of animals around the world. Animals protection organizations and concerned individuals from all over the world come together on the third...

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Vafa Nowruz Bazaar 1397/2019

On Friday, March 8th 2019, like every year, Vafa shelter in Hashtgerd celebrated Nowruz by arranging a grand visit and Bazaar. To prepare the shelter for this event, all our staff and the manager were very busy working. On the day of the grand visit, two chartered...

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Happy Nowruz

Spring is finally here! Adult dogs are stretching their body to shake all the winter tiredness off! Puppies have already forgotten what a brutal season it was, and now are busy discovering every corner around the shelter. Many of them have made friends with sparrows...

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Happy New Year!

2019 is here with endless possibilities! Let’s wish the best for animals! Let's wish them all a safe home! Let's wish for elephants to be safe in nature! Let's wish for lions’ jungles to be free of hunters! Let's wish for monkeys the tallest trees where nobody can...

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World Animal Day 2018

  There are many ways to observe any of these days. On World Vegetarian Day and World Day for Farm animals, one can prevent themselves from consumption of meats in honor of the short and miserable lives of millions of animals which end at the horrifying...

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International Homeless Animals Day

Third Saturday of month of August has been marked as the International Day of Homeless Animals by animal rights activists around the world. This year it will be on August 18th.  Lives of all animals and the Eco system around the globe has been disturbed or destroyed...

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Happy Nowruz 2018

Spring is here now! Nowadays, Persians from all around the world are celebrating Nowruz! Nowruz is celebration of spring to welcome Mother Nature coming back to life after a brutal winter! Nowruz means a "New Day", and this new day is the beginning of the New Year in...

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World Spay Day- 2018

Some of us love animals, some are scared of them and a lot of us are just indifferent.  Regardless of how we feel about them, we all agree that their population is rapidly increasing. We see them everywhere.  Streets, back alleys, hiking trails, parking garage of...

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Happy New Year!

Let's wish for a little kindness! Let's wish for a kind heart and kind thoughts! Kindness is simple, just like rain, snow, spring, river and a tree! Kindness is beautiful just like a stray cat's eyes when you feed him or a dog's wagging tail when you fill his bowl...

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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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International Homeless Animals’ Day 2017

The solution is easy! The problem is clear. We will not get anywhere if we just eliminate the problem. Just like us, animals are also God's creatures on planet Earth. Based on scientific evidence and religious beliefs, they were even here before us so they are the...

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