21 hours ago

Tolfa India & UK

Featured in our #shelterselfie today are Arjun and Andy...
Arjun has been working at TOLFA for many years and spend his days working with our nurturing team offering extra food, love and support to our most vulnerable dogs and pups.
Then there's Andy.... We rescued him after he had been involved in an accident that meant we had to amputate one of his hind legs. He did have a caregiver but in consultation with them and our rescue team it was decides that Andy wouldn't cope back in his original area so he is now a quiet, but very happy member of our sanctuary crew...
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Featured in our #shelterselfie today are Arjun and Andy...
Arjun has been working at TOLFA for many years and spend his days working with our nurturing team offering extra food, love and support to our most vulnerable dogs and pups.
Then theres Andy....  We rescued him after he had been involved in an accident that meant we had to amputate one of his hind legs. He did have a caregiver but in consultation with them and our rescue team it was decides that Andy wouldnt cope back in his original area so he is now a quiet, but very happy member of our sanctuary crew...

2 days ago

Tolfa India & UK

Wear OUR heart of your sleeve this summer.... Along with your beautiful t.shirt or vest, you get to glow on the inside knowing you have just helped improved, change and save lives here in India!

www.weareprintsocial.com/tolfa
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Wear OUR heart of your sleeve this summer.... Along with your beautiful t.shirt or vest, you get to glow on the inside knowing you have just helped improved, change and save lives here in India!

https://www.weareprintsocial.com/tolfa

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Kitne ki Hai or kaha se milegi

3 days ago

Tolfa India & UK

Pigs MIGHT fly.... But all we hope for little Mucka who we rescued after he had been hit by a vehicle is that he will walk again. Mucka's back legs aren't working properly at the moment but after several days of physio he is already getting some movement back and the ever thoughtful Bunty had dug his cage down into the sand so he can still have a good root about and of course a nice mud bath when the mood takes him...
If you believe, as we do, that Mucka can make it, send him some love and good thoughts to help him stay strong...
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Pigs MIGHT fly.... But all we hope for little Mucka who we rescued after he had been hit by a vehicle is that he will walk again. Muckas back legs arent working properly at the moment but after several days of physio he is already getting some movement back and the ever thoughtful Bunty had dug his cage down into the sand so he can still have a good root about and of course a nice mud bath when the mood takes him... 
If you believe, as we do, that Mucka can make it, send him some love and good thoughts to help him stay strong...

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Best wishes, little Mucka, heal well.

aww cutie , hugs and kisses xxx

Healing thoughts and love for Mucka x

Gud job bunty Bhai✌

Best wishes to Mucka and the ever thoughtful Bunty 😊😊

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4 days ago

Tolfa India & UK

Vest tops, womens, childrens and unisex TOLFA Tees are only available for a LIMITED TIME! Love animals? Love the design? What are you waiting for???

www.weareprintsocial.com/tolfa
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Vest tops, womens, childrens and unisex TOLFA Tees are only available for a LIMITED TIME! Love animals? Love the design? What are you waiting for???

https://www.weareprintsocial.com/tolfa

5 days ago

Tolfa India & UK

Annie lends a healing paw....
We've introduced you to Annie (here with Snowy who is recovering from distemper) before, but not in her role as a healer....
Annie lives in our nurturing garden because she doesn't manage well out with all our sanctuary dogs. We use the garden for dogs that need to be outside but also have peace and quiet.... Every day Annie can be found laying next to the dog that needs the most help or support, the sickest, the weakest the most scared and you can almost hear her say "don't be scared, I am with you and everything is going to be ok...."
Animal's are truly amazing....
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Annie lends a healing paw....
Weve introduced you to Annie (here with Snowy who is recovering from distemper) before, but not in her role as a healer.... 
Annie lives in our nurturing garden because she doesnt manage well out with all our sanctuary dogs. We use the garden for dogs that need to be outside but also have peace and quiet.... Every day Annie can be found laying next to the dog that needs the most help or support, the sickest, the weakest the most scared and you can almost hear her say dont be scared, I am with you and everything is going to be ok....
Animals are truly amazing....

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Beautiful ❤️

Sweet girl! 💖

Little darling x

6 days ago

Tolfa India & UK

T's for Tolfa United-Kingdom!!
These beautiful, orignally designed t.shirts are available from We Are Print Social for a LIMITED TIME ONLY! Get yours before the clock runs out!!

www.weareprintsocial.com/tolfa
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Ts for Tolfa!!
These beautiful, orignally designed t.shirts are available from We Are Print Social for a LIMITED TIME ONLY! Get yours before the clock runs out!!

https://www.weareprintsocial.com/tolfa

7 days ago

Tolfa India & UK

A huge thank you to the people at Group M, London who raised £500 last Wednesday by having an office Doggy Day where they brought their best canine friends to work with them in support of TOLFA..... And of course, no special day would be complete without cake and here are just a few of their wonderful creations....
Spend a day with your pooch, eat cake whilst saving lives here in India.... Not a bad days work 🙂
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A huge thank you to the people at Group M, London who raised £500 last Wednesday by having an office Doggy Day where they brought their best canine friends to work with them in support of TOLFA..... And of course, no special day would be complete without cake and here are just a few of their wonderful creations....
 Spend a day with your pooch, eat cake whilst saving lives here in India.... Not a bad days work :)

1 week ago

Tolfa India & UK

Look at these happy faces! Today we bring you Jai and Candy's #shelterselfie
Jai has been working at TOLFA for the last 3 years. He started as a general member of staff, then joined our nurturing team and finally, with his exuberant energy and quick thinking has found his niche out with our rescue team.
Candy came to TOLFA a skinny, sick, mangy puppy during the annual Urs festival where we catch and shelter all the dogs from around the Dargha in Ajmer. She is now a happy, lively and dare we say, slightly rotund member of our TOLFA family....
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Look at these happy faces! Today we bring you Jai and Candys #shelterselfie
Jai has been working at TOLFA for the last 3 years. He started as a general member of staff, then joined our nurturing team and finally, with his exuberant energy and quick thinking has found his niche out with our rescue team.
Candy came to TOLFA a skinny, sick, mangy puppy during the annual Urs festival where we catch and shelter all the dogs from around the Dargha in Ajmer. She is now a happy, lively and dare we say, slightly rotund member of our TOLFA family....

1 week ago

Tolfa India & UK

Everyday this boy tries out a new daredevil pose....
Cats....You give them lovely, comfortable places to lay and sunbathe but no, balancing on a metal frame is far more fun!
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Everyday this boy tries out a new daredevil pose.... 
Cats....You give them lovely, comfortable places to lay and sunbathe but no, balancing on a metal frame is far more fun!

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Trapeze artist 😂

Love these pics 😂

Same here 🙂 how many times did I take this lad down from the door - I didn't count.

<3

1 week ago

Tolfa India & UK

HEALING FROM THE HEART!
This sweet boy had been bitten by a male dog that was passing through the area he lives in. The dog had ripped a huge, deep piece of skin off the back of his head.... But just look what time, medical attention and of course oodles and oodles of love can do.... Today he is all healed and will soon be heading back to his area, doggy family and human care giver who is very keen to have him back...
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HEALING FROM THE HEART!
This sweet boy had been bitten by a male dog that was passing through the area he lives in. The dog had ripped a huge, deep piece of skin off the back of his head.... But just look what time, medical attention and of course oodles and oodles of love can do.... Today he is all healed and will soon be heading back to his area, doggy family and human care giver who is very keen to have him back...

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Thank you for the miracles you do Tolfa !!!!!!

Wonderful

Thanks Tolfa.

God bless the poor soul fr surviving such a brutal attack n the pain glad to know he is recovering well

Thank you Tolfa.

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2 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

LIMITED EDITION TOLFA TEES!

TOLFA have teamed up with We Are Print Social to create a t-shirt in a range of colours & styles to suit everyone! There are 30 days to order and ALL proceeds will help the rescued animals we care for in India. This unique design beautifully shows the trust and compassion between animals and people. Perfect for dog-lovers! Order yours today and show your love for animals!
www.weareprintsocial.com/campaigns/tolfa-t-shirts-and-vests
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LIMITED EDITION TOLFA TEES!

TOLFA have teamed up with We Are Print Social to create a t-shirt in a range of colours & styles to suit everyone! There are 30 days to order and ALL proceeds will help the rescued animals we care for in India. This unique design beautifully shows the trust and compassion between animals and people. Perfect for dog-lovers! Order yours today and show your love for animals! 
https://www.weareprintsocial.com/campaigns/tolfa-t-shirts-and-vests

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are you sure about the chest sizing chart...doesn't seem right to me..

Hi Ladies, the measurement are armpit to armpit, so for example, size L at 17" is a 34" bust.... Sorry for the confusion and hope this helps!

Tracy Cox have you seen these? Thought you might be interested.

2 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

HALF THE DOG HE USED TO BE!!
This absolutely beautiful boy was brought into us by his caregiver after his stomach became swollen and bloated. He was suffering with a condition called Ascites where fluid collects in the stomach. It's a very hard condition to treat as it can he caused by a variety of underlying conditions and we don't have diagnostic equipment to help us determine what that might have been. Luckily through good, old fashioned look, touch and feel our vets got the diagnosis spot on and as you can see, his treatment was an complete success!
Now there's just time for a bath and pamper before his caregiver can take him back home again.
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HALF THE DOG HE USED TO BE!!
This absolutely beautiful boy was brought into us by his caregiver after his stomach became swollen and bloated. He was suffering with a condition called Ascites where fluid collects in the stomach. Its a very hard condition to treat as it can he caused by a variety of underlying conditions and we dont have diagnostic equipment to help us determine what that might have been. Luckily through good, old fashioned look, touch and feel our vets got the diagnosis spot on and as you can see, his treatment was an complete success! 
Now theres just time for a bath and pamper before his caregiver can take him back home again.

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Fantastic job

What was the diagnosis? Amazing care as always as TOLFA ✨

Great work

Ascites refers collection of fluid in abdominal cavity not in stomach.

well done everyone at TOLFA,what a lovely pooch 🙂

Congrats !

Beautiful babe xxx

great job guys cngrt&

U may partially right DrDinesh Kumawat but it u think abd it will some other technical word dear

P cavity

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2 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

Animals don't care what you wear, where you come from or how much money you have, only that you are rich of heart.....

Beautiful photo from our friend Brett Cole at Vikasproject.org
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Animals dont care what you wear, where you come from or how much money you have, only that you are rich of heart.....

Beautiful photo from our friend Brett Cole at  Vikasproject.org

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so true. x

Absolutely and yes it certainly is a beautiful photo 😀

Adorables!!!

2 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

Time to go home handsome!
This gorgeous boy's chest wound had already started healing when we took the original photo so you can imagine how big it was to start with! He's been an absolute superstar throughout his treatment and sometimes even a little too enthusiastic to get out his kennel and greet us (we have the foot prints on our clothes to prove it!). Today we said fairwell and good luck as he was released back to his area and doggy family.... Happy, healthy and ready to once again bounce all over life!
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Time to go home handsome!
This gorgeous boys chest wound had already started healing when we took the original photo so you can imagine how big it was to start with! Hes been an absolute superstar throughout his treatment and sometimes even a little too enthusiastic to get out his kennel and greet us (we have the foot prints on our clothes to prove it!). Today we said fairwell and good luck as he was released back to his area and doggy family.... Happy, healthy and ready to once again bounce all over life!

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Thank you Tolfa India & UK <3

Amazing work!

What a boy!

Just wondering if you neuter before you release?

Tolfa doctors n staff is god for animals

How do they get food once they are released, do the people feed them?

Good luck in a harsh world

Great job! By the way I've one small query. If there is a stray dog which needs medical attention for a period of say more than 15-20 days. Is it safe to leave the dog back in his territory after keeping him in a shelter? Do the other dogs accept the dog back? Is the dog not used to a much better life style in a shelter where he/she get's food and fresh water at scheduled time and he/she doesn't need to fight for it?

Hi Mayank, street dogs can be away from their territory for a few months and still adapt back and be accepted by the other dogs there. Generally the dogs are happier in their territories than they are in a kennel. Yes, in a kennel they have regular food and water, but they don't have freedom which for an animal that is used to being free is a big deal. Street dogs can have a really good, very natural life if there is enough food sources. It's only when they get sick or injured that they face real problems and luckily for the dogs in our area, we will never turn away an animal in need....

This is my boy Joe..I brought him to the UK, from Chennai 12 years ago..He is still doing well..I love him. x

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2 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

Good morning from our nurturing garden!
We use this space for dogs that need to move around but aren't strong enough to be with our sanctuary dogs. It is a place to rest, rehabilitate and heal and first thing in the morning, with the beautiful, gentle sun pouring in, it truly is a place of serenity, peace and healing...
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Good morning from our nurturing garden!
We use this space for dogs that need to move around but arent strong enough to be with our sanctuary dogs. It is a place to rest, rehabilitate and heal and first thing in the morning, with the beautiful, gentle sun pouring in, it truly is a place of serenity, peace and healing...

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Thanku guyz so nice of uhh u all thought soo much! 😚😚

How very lovely! <3

3 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

It must be love, love, love.... Annie (left) has minor brain damage that means her legs get confused and she walks sideways. Scotty had a broken front leg that has left him with a limp/hop combination.... Watching them play together you can feel the joy and love and it makes us smile every time.... ... See MoreSee Less

It must be love, love, love.... Annie (left) has minor brain damage that means her legs get confused and she walks sideways. Scotty had a broken front leg that has left him with a limp/hop combination.... Watching them play together you can feel the joy and love and it makes us smile every time....

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Sweet..

Despite their disabilities, these two enjoy their new lives. 😊

what a fantastic job your doing...i really appreciate your hard work and dedication...you have helped me alot..thnku so much guys🙏

i have sent a puppy...he is suffering with terrible mange...

It feels great when you read these stories. It just soothes the mind.

Walters Prue Mart

Love the hoppity skippity dogs. Despite their disabilities they just get on with enjoying life with doggy enthusiasm <3

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3 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

We now have over 3,000 followers on Instagram! Thank you all for caring about animals and the people of rural Rajasthan! Together we're making a difference, improving public health, saving lives and bringing compassion and love into the world! We are blessed to have you with us. 💜
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#tolfaindia #animalwelfare #animalrescue #india #healingfromtheheart #dogsofinstagram #compassion #love #igersrajasthan #ruralindia #animals #makeadifference #cowsofindia #cows #calves #cowsofinstagram #animalhospital #animalhealth #pushkar #instagood #childrenofindia #dailylifeindia #villagelife #ruralanimalhealth #veterinary #rajasthan #charity
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We now have over 3,000 followers on Instagram! Thank you all for caring about animals and the people of rural Rajasthan! Together were making a difference, improving public health, saving lives and bringing compassion and love into the world! We are blessed to have you with us. 💜
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#tolfaindia #animalwelfare #animalrescue #india #healingfromtheheart #dogsofinstagram #compassion #love #igersrajasthan #ruralindia #animals #makeadifference #cowsofindia #cows #calves #cowsofinstagram #animalhospital #animalhealth #pushkar #instagood #childrenofindia #dailylifeindia #villagelife #ruralanimalhealth #veterinary #rajasthan #charity

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Love your Instagram account! 😻

Can I help at all xx

3 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

Our #shelterselfie duo today are Lakhan and Charlie.
Lakhan has been working at TOLFA for many years and spend his days out with the rescue team responding to the 20 - 30 calls we get a day. He is an excellent dog catcher and will go above and beyond to help any animal we are called to rescue.
Awww, little Charlie (aka Charlie Chaplin). We rescued this cutie after he had reportedly been involved in am accident. It actually turned out that he had a birth deformity that means he runs almost in a sitting position with his back legs quickly tapping away to keep him stable. We love his uniqueness and he loves his life here at TOLFA...
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Our #shelterselfie duo today are Lakhan and Charlie.
Lakhan has been working at TOLFA for many years and spend his days out with the rescue team responding to the 20 - 30 calls we get a day. He is an excellent dog catcher and will go above and beyond to help any animal we are called to rescue.
Awww, little Charlie (aka Charlie Chaplin). We rescued this cutie after he had reportedly been involved in am accident. It actually turned out that he had a birth deformity that means he runs almost in a sitting position with his back legs quickly tapping away to keep him stable. We love his uniqueness and he loves his life here at TOLFA...

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Always makes me smile yet gives me goose bumps knowing the love you give to these lovely dogs <3

Your Love for animals is enormous.

Salman of tolfa

3 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

ABANDONED WITH LOVE...
We always say TOLFA is built on love, that it is tangible and can be felt by visitors and animals alike.
The feral mother of these three kittens certainly felt it when she ran the gaunlet of our 60+ shelter dogs to leave her kittens in our store room. She was seen bringing them individually over an 8 foot wall, through our compound and into the store.... Of course we left food and water out for them, but after three days she hadn't returned so we moved the kittens to our cattery. They are all very nervous (this is why the photo quality is poor - no scary flash!) but we know with plenty of TLC, coaxing and love they will come round.
They say animals have a instinctive, higher, purer sense of energy than most of us do and this seems to be true for the mother of these kittens who put herself at great risk to leave her kittens in a place of kindness and love...
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ABANDONED WITH LOVE...
We always say TOLFA is built on love, that it is tangible and can be felt by visitors and animals alike. 
The feral mother of these three kittens certainly felt it when she ran the gaunlet of our 60+ shelter dogs to leave her kittens in our store room. She was seen bringing them individually over an 8 foot wall, through our compound and into the store.... Of course we left food and water out for them, but after three days she hadnt returned so we moved the kittens to our cattery. They are all very nervous (this is why the photo quality is poor - no scary flash!) but we know with plenty of TLC, coaxing and love they will come round.
They say animals have a instinctive, higher, purer sense of energy than most of us do and this seems to be true for the mother of these kittens who put herself at great risk to leave her kittens in a place of kindness and love...

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A mother's love knows no limits.

Bless her. That's made me blub xx

Tear's and more tears. Xx

Despina Arathimos Katie Arathimos mamas love.

I will pray for their good and healthy and long life

That's amazing!

Smart momma. Reiki on the way. <3

Let's hope mummy cat is okay.

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4 weeks ago

Tolfa India & UK

It's officially summer and most days it's 40'c and above.... We love this photo of Veenu taking advantage of the trees being watered, chilling out and cooling off... And yes, us humans might just be a little bit jealous of him!

*Veenu is waiting to be adopted. If you are a local person and would like to adopt Veenu, please come and meet him any day between 10am and 4pm.
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Its officially summer and most days its 40c and above.... We love this photo of Veenu taking advantage of the trees being watered, chilling out and cooling off...  And yes, us humans might just be a little bit jealous of him!

*Veenu is waiting to be adopted. If you are a local person and would like to adopt Veenu, please come and meet him any day between 10am and 4pm.

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Address is saraswati nagar dhola bhata road near lamhe beer baar ajmer

Hello tolfa it's an emergency...pls see this vedio...and send the ambulance as soon as possible...she is unable to stand...one of the bike driver injured on his neck....condition is crucial...pls

Namaste Gaurav Bundel, our rescue team is already aware of this dog and are attending now. Future please call our rescue number which is 98 29 965585 because sometimes we don't check page for many hours.

Hi Yolanda, This dog is now with us at TOLFA and having emergency medical treatment. Her condition is serious so please send your positive thoughts to her.