Leaf Animals is an adoption website that connects animals in need with the right people. We work as an independent third party between those looking to rehome an animal and those wishing to grow their family.
Leaf Animals functions as an informal educational platform that brings awareness to all issues related to animal welfare.
Leaf Animals is the first animal adoption website in Egypt.
Amina El Shazly and Tanya El Kashef are passionate about animal welfare and founded Leaf Animals with the intention to make adoption and responsible rehoming more accessible to the community.
Amina completed a Master's degree on Egyptian Baladi dogs in 2019 and soon after launched Leaf Animals with Tanya as her partner. Each founder has years of experience in rescue and adoption, which afforded them a holistic understanding of the process.
Collectively, they have eight animals (four each) and continuously work to better understand animal behaviour and needs.
As we continue to learn about animal behaviour, we envision a reality where animals' instinctual needs are respected and their lives are valued beyond serving a human purpose.
We seek a cultural shift and a change in mindset; we'd like to see animal welfare become a priority and this includes animals in homes and those that are free roaming and/or wild.
At the heart of our vision is a belief in force free, positivity motivated practices and abiding by research driven methods and standards.
Leaf Animals' mission is to improve animal welfare both in Egypt and beyond. Education is a major component in achieving our goal and we've placed it at the forefront of our work.
We want to further use our platform to generate awareness and provide useful information.