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ZANZIBAR ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF ANIMALS (ZESPA)

ZANZIBAR ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF ANIMALS (ZESPA)

Zanzibar, Tanzania

ANIMALS NEEDS.

Different animals have different needs; however some of the animals needs are common.

  • A dog needs:

 

  • Fresh, clean water always available
  • A mixed diet of meal such as maize meal or rice or potatoes, vegetables, meat, eggs, milk and any other leftover food
  • A warm dry place to sleep to sleep, with clean bedding
  • To be vaccinated regularly against such diseases as parvo-viruses, distemper and especially against rabies.
  • To be neutered by a veterinary officer to stop unwanted puppies being born.
  • Regular exercise.
  • Friend to be with other dogs and people.
  • To be de-wormed regularly
  • To be kept free of ticks and fleas
  • To be taken to veterinary officer immediately when it is ill or injured
  • A dog should never
  • Be locked in a kennel or left on short chain.
  • Be beaten, ill-treated or left find its own food.
  • Be left to stay on the road
  • A happy and health dog will
  • Guard your house, protect and warn you about danger.
  • Play with you and be your friend.

 

  • A cat needs:

  • Fresh, clean water always available
  • A mixed diet of meal such as maize meal or rice or potatoes, vegetables, meat, eggs, milk and any other leftover food
  • A warm dry place to sleep to sleep, with clean bedding
  • To be vaccinated regularly against such diseases as parvo-viruses, distemper and especially against rabies.
  • To be neutered by a veterinary officer to stop unwanted puppies being born.
  • Regular exercise.
  • Friend to be with other dogs and people.
  • To be de-wormed regularly
  • To be kept free of ticks and fleas
  • To be taken to veterinary officer immediately when it is ill or injured
  • A happy and health cat should never:
  • Be beaten, ill-treated or left find its own food.
  • Be left to stay on the road.
  • Be beaten.
  • A Donkeys need:
  • Lots of fresh, clean water to drink, at least twice a day especially when it has finished to work
  • Grass and good hay to eat
  • A clean and dry salt cake to eat
  • A safe area to graze
  • Clean and dry shelter
  • A well-fitting harness
  • To rest and graze in the shade between the job
  • To be de-wormed regularly, twice a year
  • To have its hooves trimmed by a veterinary officer or Fourier when they grow too long
  • To rest and to see a veterinary officer immediately when it is ill or injured
  • To have any sores treated immediately and the harness adjusted to avoid rubbing
  • A donkey should never:
  • Be worked all day without rest
  • Be worked or tethered in a bodily fitting harness
  • Work before it is four years old
  • Be made to run when it is working
  • Be beaten or overloaded
  • Be made to work when heavily pregnant
  • A happy and healthy donkey will
  • Help by steadily carrying and pooling loads long way.
  • Farm animals’ needs:

 

  • Lots of Fresh, clean water always available.
  • A suitable diet
  • To be allowed to roam inside your compound but to have access to shelter at night
  • To be vaccinated against common infectious disease
  • To be transported with care
  • To be de-wormed regularly
  • To be kept free from ticks and fleas
  • To see veterinary officer immediately when they are ill or injured
  • The shelter or enclosure must be clean.
  • An owner who will ensure that his animals are healthy, comfortable and happy
  • Farm animals should never:
  • Be allowed to eat rubbish, plastics, or poisonous plants
  • Be left in small enclosure or stable in all time
  • Be allowed to roam at night
  • Be beaten, frightened or hurt
    • Happy and health farm animal will:
    • Provide you with wide variety of goods and fresh food.