Our primary mission is to save as many animals from the street as we can, provide them with care and shelter, and find them good homes. These creatures often suffer from neglect and abuse, due to poverty and lack of public education about animal welfare, as well as a cultural aversion to dogs. We work closely with local adopters and provide them with items like dog houses and litter boxes. We also arrange to send many dogs to the U.S. for adoption, with support from our partners at the U.S. volunteer group Puppy Rescue Mission. We are very low-profile and do not advertise our location or services, due to security concerns.
All services for Afghans who bring local animals are free of charge, but we ask foreigners for donations if they bring pets for treatment or boarding. We help all animals brought to us for care or medical treatment, and we have a car and driver to pick up those that are sick or injured. We spay and neuter all cats and dogs brought to the shelter, and we urge all adopters to have their pets sterilized. We euthanize only as a last resort, and only when animals have severe, deteriorating and untreatable conditions. All others we keep and care for until we are able to find them homes, including pregnant mothers and their newborns. We can comfortably shelter up to 40 dogs in winterized outdoor pens and about 40 cats indoors.