Our mission in Afghanistan

The original aim of the charity was to support serving soldiers on the front lines of Afghanistan rescue the companion animals they had adopted during their arduous tour of duty.  To date we have now assisted over 700 soldiers serving in Afghanistan to be reunited back in their home countries (USA, UK, Canada, Italy, South Africa, Australia, Holland and Germany) with the dog or cat that adopted them since our formation as Nowzad the non profit charity in 2007. 

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The Nowzad Dogs Animal Shelter

Nowzad Dogs proudly boasts the first and only official dog shelter for strays in Afghanistan. Our well designed and purpose built shelter provides a safe, sheltered environment for 100 stray dogs and current soldier animal rescues we are assisting on the outskirts of Kabul. 

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Our Animal Clinic

The Nowzad ‘Conrad Lewis’ Clinic for small animals (located in Kabul) is funded solely by your generous donations. We are proud to employ four Afghan nationals who have been trained as vets and can now expertly perform major surgeries as required in the treatment of injured or ill Afghan animals. 

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Soldier Animal Rescues

There is no greater connection between man and dog than in the midst of war.

Afghanistan is an unforgiving land to live in – not only for humans, but animals too.

There are many cats and dogs on the streets of Afghanistan, often abused, always battling to survive. 

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