Committed to the Survival of Africa’s most Persecuted
Carnivore - The Painted Dog
About Painted Dogs
Also known as the painted wolf, African Wild Dog and Cape Hunting Dog, the African Painted Dog is the most endangered large carnivore in Africa, Red-Listed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Browse through these pages to learn about threats to the dogs, about their incredible social systems and pack life, and about just how different they are from any other dog on the planet (three to five million years of evolution separates them from the other canids like wolves and domestic dogs).more
Painted Dog Conservation Inc (Australia) provides support to the following in-situ conservation projects in Africa:
Zambia Carnivore Programme (previously African Wild Dog Conservation, Zambia)
Membership and Pack Adoptions
How you can help...Representing an evolutionary line that is unique to Africa, painted dogs are amongst this ravaged continents most endangered species. It is estimated that a mere 3,000 remain in the wild -many in small, non-viable, isolated populations. We provide support to projects in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
With a strong commitment to community development and conservation education, our methods are working. We rely totally on the generosity of individuals and organisations alike to continue our work.
Current Fundraising Campaigns & Events
Absolutely 80s concertWhat better way to celebrate our Fundraising Milestone of $1.25 million Dollars over the last 8 years than with A PARTY?
We are thrilled to announce we have partnered with the amazing Absolutely 80s presents ORIGINAL musicians and part proceeds from their gig here in PERTH on 9th June 2017 at The Newport Hotel in Fremantle, will be donated to PDC Inc!
So come along and join the incredible Scott Carne (Kids in The Kitchen), Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men), David Sterry (Real Life) and the gorgeous Tottie Goldsmith (Chantoozies) for a huge night out! And of course please share far and wide!
For tickets please click on the following link:
Partnership announcement and Fundraising campaign with Marini FerlazzoDear Members and Friends
Painted Dog Conservation Inc is thrilled to launch the formal partnership with Victorian Artist, Nathan Ferlazzo of “Marini Ferlazzo”. We are in great company-Marini Ferlazzo also supports the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), Australian Koala Foundation, World Animal Protection (previously WSPA) and the Earthwatch Institute.
PDC Inc commissioned Nathan to produce this incredible creation of our beloved Painted Dog-but look closely and you will see many other African species intertwined!
Limited Edition prints are available from the following link, with part proceeds being donated to PDC Inc:
Marini Ferlazzo Collections Limited Edition Prints
Our Patron, Simon Reeve, goes on a journey from Perth to Zambia with Painted Dog Conservation Inc, to learn about our work saving wildlife