WOOFF Langkawi
WOOFF Langkawi
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
About
World Of Our Furry Friends (WOOFF) is a non-profit organization based in Langkawi, Malaysia. WOOFF provides a safe space for injured or traumatized dogs & cats rescued from the streets to rehabilitate with therapy and care. Pets who fully recover are placed up for adoption into loving homes. Those needing ongoing attention remain permanent residents of WOOFF, thanks to generous sponsors who cover their expenses. WOOFF always welcomes volunteers to visit and help care for our dogs. If you're visiting Langkawi, stop by and participate in a showering day where we wash over 100 dogs. We also need volunteers to help rescue injured animals, administer medication and assist in therapy treatments, and transport animals to the vet or to their new homes. Hardcore animal lovers can stay longer and learn the ins and outs of animal care from our founder, Jeff, a qualified animal behaviorist. These volunteers help with daily cleaning, feeding, animal therapy, site maintenance, and more.
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  • Karen P
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Truly magnificent experience
    What a remarkable visit and experience this has been for us! We came accross Wooff shelter whilst we were exploring the beauty of Langkawi where we met Jeff and his hundreds of adorable friends. This place shelters hundred of dogs and cats ranging from pups and elderly dogs who have been abandoned to injured and ill dogs from accidents and old age. We were greeted by dozens of tail wagging furry friends and even got hugs and kisses too!! They are the most friendliest dogs we have come accross regardless of their history and Jeff has been amazing with all of them and he even knows all their names! The dogs have all distinctive behaviours and inidivudal attitudes but they are all just wonderful and would just love to be given love and attention. Jeff's endless dedication to these furry animals has been honorable and his devotion to take care and give them a home is so selfless. He single handedly protects and love all these beautiful and magnificent animals so for that we truly appreciate your hard work. Would definitely recommend to visit and give these adorable furry animals some attention and love that they deserve.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 November 2023
  • D S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The most amazing dog sanctuary
    Please do not listen to the bad review on here, if you don’t enter this sanctuary, you cannot comment on the dogs welfare!!! With approx 140 dogs you will hear a lot of barking and there is one dog that always does a yelp/bark when she is playing, and it sounds like she is crying, but she is just playing! There is no abuse from the owner, he is the kindest man I’ve met. Jeff does an amazing job to home these sick, Injured or abused animals. Please visit and you will see exactly the miracles he does everyday. I was blown away by this place and left with tears in my eyes. We are extending our stay just for this. The volunteer work is very immersive as well, you get to experience a day in the life of Jeff! It isn’t just the glitz and glamour of playing with rescued puppy’s, it’s the real work that’s put in. If you go to Langkawi please visit this place. Donate what you can and spend as many days volunteering (some people spend weeks!) all the dogs are lovely and love love
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 March 2024
  • Jessica M
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best experience of our lives
    The person who left a bad review on this has clearly never worked with dogs also said "animal abuse witnessed" but never actually went in so how could you witness animal abuse ? Do not pay attention as it is untrue and not fair that it has gone through considering they did not visit. This place is the most amazing place I have ever been. We were only supposed to be here for 2 days and have extended twice. We are now coming on for our 1 week here. The hardest week of my life but the most amazing. We came for the dogs but stayed for the owner, jeff. He loves these dogs so much. He kisses every dog in the morning and every one before he goes to sleep with over 140 dogs, he remembers everyones name, needs and medication, this man is honestly God like. There are over 140 stray dogs here, they play and argue which leads to yelps. Jeff will have to break it up which is what you can hear. You would only know this if you took the time to visit. Really upsets me to know how much Jeff has sacrificed and the work he does for someone to review without going in. If you can do anything , please donate and please, please go to volunteer. He takes in live in volunteers too which you could do for a long time and will welcome you in like family. It is hard graft but only then, you will know how amazing jeff really is.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 March 2024
  • Sarah B
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible animal sanctuary-A must visit
    This is the most amazing dog & cat sanctuary/rehab. Jeff is genuinely the most incredible person I have ever met and the work he does for these dogs is truly mind blowing. Jeff has given his life to rescue, protect and rehabilitate these animals to give them a second chance and a life full of love and safety, which is not guaranteed on this island. The dogs are obsessed with Jeff even the most timid of the dogs will rush over to him the minute they see him. This is so much more than just a shelter. This was on of the best and most immersive experiences of my life and I would highly recommend visiting if you love animals! If you are visiting Langkawi please visit the sanctuary. Donate what you can and spend as many days as possible volunteering.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 May 2024
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Sarah B
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
This is the most amazing dog & cat sanctuary/rehab.
Jeff is genuinely the most incredible person I have ever met and the work he does for these dogs is truly mind blowing.

Jeff has given his life to rescue, protect and rehabilitate these animals to give them a second chance and a life full of love and safety, which is not guaranteed on this island.
The dogs are obsessed with Jeff even the most timid of the dogs will rush over to him the minute they see him. This is so much more than just a shelter.

This was on of the best and most immersive experiences of my life and I would highly recommend visiting if you love animals!

If you are visiting Langkawi please visit the sanctuary. Donate what you can and spend as many days as possible volunteering.
Written 1 May 2024
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Jessica M
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
The person who left a bad review on this has clearly never worked with dogs also said "animal abuse witnessed" but never actually went in so how could you witness animal abuse ? Do not pay attention as it is untrue and not fair that it has gone through considering they did not visit.

This place is the most amazing place I have ever been. We were only supposed to be here for 2 days and have extended twice. We are now coming on for our 1 week here. The hardest week of my life but the most amazing. We came for the dogs but stayed for the owner, jeff.

He loves these dogs so much. He kisses every dog in the morning and every one before he goes to sleep with over 140 dogs, he remembers everyones name, needs and medication, this man is honestly God like.

There are over 140 stray dogs here, they play and argue which leads to yelps. Jeff will have to break it up which is what you can hear. You would only know this if you took the time to visit.

Really upsets me to know how much Jeff has sacrificed and the work he does for someone to review without going in.

If you can do anything , please donate and please, please go to volunteer. He takes in live in volunteers too which you could do for a long time and will welcome you in like family. It is hard graft but only then, you will know how amazing jeff really is.
Written 30 March 2024
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D S
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Please do not listen to the bad review on here, if you don’t enter this sanctuary, you cannot comment on the dogs welfare!!!

With approx 140 dogs you will hear a lot of barking and there is one dog that always does a yelp/bark when she is playing, and it sounds like she is crying, but she is just playing! There is no abuse from the owner, he is the kindest man I’ve met.

Jeff does an amazing job to home these sick, Injured or abused animals. Please visit and you will see exactly the miracles he does everyday. I was blown away by this place and left with tears in my eyes. We are extending our stay just for this. The volunteer work is very immersive as well, you get to experience a day in the life of Jeff! It isn’t just the glitz and glamour of playing with rescued puppy’s, it’s the real work that’s put in.

If you go to Langkawi please visit this place. Donate what you can and spend as many days volunteering (some people spend weeks!) all the dogs are lovely and love love
Written 26 March 2024
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Karen P
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
What a remarkable visit and experience this has been for us! We came accross Wooff shelter whilst we were exploring the beauty of Langkawi where we met Jeff and his hundreds of adorable friends. This place shelters hundred of dogs and cats ranging from pups and elderly dogs who have been abandoned to injured and ill dogs from accidents and old age. We were greeted by dozens of tail wagging furry friends and even got hugs and kisses too!! They are the most friendliest dogs we have come accross regardless of their history and Jeff has been amazing with all of them and he even knows all their names! The dogs have all distinctive behaviours and inidivudal attitudes but they are all just wonderful and would just love to be given love and attention.

Jeff's endless dedication to these furry animals has been honorable and his devotion to take care and give them a home is so selfless. He single handedly protects and love all these beautiful and magnificent animals so for that we truly appreciate your hard work.

Would definitely recommend to visit and give these adorable furry animals some attention and love that they deserve.
Written 6 November 2023
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Karl
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
A place that you will not regret going to. It is run by 1 person called Jeff and he takes very good care of nearly 150 dogs. I promise you will fall in love with all of them.
Written 25 March 2023
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Gibweiser
Guildford, UK37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
The absolute best place to visit in Langkawi if you are a dog lover. This sanctuary is run by a guy called Jeff, who takes in elderly, abused and/or injured dogs and gives them all of the love and support that they need/deserve. He welcomes visitors to the sanctuary with open arms, and expects nothing in return. The dogs are all so happy and sociable, and each one has a unique (and most times tragic) story which makes them all even more lovable. This place made our hearts and our souls happy, and we’d thoroughly recommend a visit for anyone who is in Langkawi.
Written 2 March 2023
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CJ
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Solo
5 stars doesn’t do this place justice! One of the best, most fun, worthwhile and memorable experiences you can have.

The dogs each have a pretty sad story but you wouldn’t know it from the smiling faces, wagging tales and abundance of affection they give. Jeff’s dedication and love for these animals is limitless and with his knowledge of their behaviour and individual characters, he has turned their lives around and created a truly happy shelter that is a pleasure to visit. He also has them extremely well trained. I don’t know how he’s done it, with 100 dogs to care for, but they are all a dream.

By far the best shelter experience I’ve had and I’ve visited dog shelters and sanctuaries around the world. Go and see Jeff & the dogs, and you can donate if you can. Places like this need your support.
Written 21 February 2023
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Mia
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Our best days in Langkawi were spent at WOOFF Langkawi. I would highly recommend if you are in Langkawi to come here Jeff the owner is the loveliest man who has 130 dogs and 19 cats that he alone looks after every single day and has dedicated his life to these animals and it is truly inspiring. I wish we could of stayed longer. The animals are so kind and loving and Jeff does everything that he can to make sure every dog is loved and has the right medical and therapy treatments. Thank you Jeff for making our time in Langkawi special and We hope to come and help out again in the future.
Mia and mason
Written 12 December 2022
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Travel With Bender
812 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020
We found about Jeff's animal sanctuary when we were "stuck" in Langkawi during the COVID lockdowns. We were very impressed with the high level of care provided to the rescued dogs. It was a joy to help him with shower days, giving medication and rescuing injured strays. We saw severely injured dogs that couldn't move miraculously walk after effective therapy from Jeff. It's heartbreaking to hear about some of the stories of animal abuse at the hands of humans, but beautiful to see them triumph in Jeff's hands. It's a great spot to volunteer for just a day or even a week if you have the time.
Written 19 November 2020
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Brianconnet, France1 contribution
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Mar 2024 • Couples
It was during my last stay on the island of Langkawi last March, driving the unfortunate little puppy hit by a car (I called him Pecco in homage to the famous motorcycle GP champion, Stefano Bagnaia 🇮🇹 🏍, alias "Pecco"), that I met Jeffery Tan and an extraordinary, simply extraordinary universe...

When I found myself inside this Noah's Ark, facing all these resident dogs and cats, I had an incredible shock. Among them, many are orphans, injured, and have therefore suffered greatly.

It is there in Woof Langkawi that they find hope, love, comfort and confidence in themselves but also confidence in human beings, at least confidence in good human beings...🙏🐕❤🐈

Jeff has created a haven of peace for them, conducive to their well-being and healing, and also offers them wonderful moments of recreation... 🤗🤣🐕❤🐈.

Whether urgent or regular treatments, physiotherapy, balneotherapy, etc.
He provides them with all the care necessary for their well-being and healing...

One thing is more than certain: the way all these animals look at Jeff says a lot about their mutual attachment. 🐕❤🐈🙏Which is very reassuring but also very touching. 😭🐕❤🐈

Woof Langkawi is the story of an exceptional man, Jeffery Tan, who put all his strength and his heart at the service of this impressive sanctuary, of the noblest cause of all: that of the happiness of animals.

As you will understand, this investment, both human and financial, is gigantic.

Fortunately, more and more of us are being led by destiny to Jeff and the spirit of solidarity does the rest...🙏🤗🐕❤🐈

Without wanting to get off topic, before bringing my little champion Pecco (who I hope to be able to adopt 🙏🐕❤) to Jeff's house, I was going through a very difficult time... The discovery of Wooff Langkawi, of Jeff, and the admiration that I hold for him, like all the people who had the chance to meet him) given the titanic work he does 365 days of the year, from sunrise until late in the evening, has been my therapy 🙏🤗🐕❤🐈

Aside from this personal parenthesis, our wish is to all support Jeff both through our on-site help and/or through donations with a view to providing veterinary care, the purchase of medicines, vaccines, etc... and finally that there are many of us who fall for adoption, or sponsorship 🙏🐈❤🐕

Seeing that more and more of us are reaching out to Jeff warms my heart because Jeff truly deserves it. ❤

If you spend your vacation on the island of Langkawi and if you love animals, don't miss meeting all these cute little people and supporting Jeff. You won't regret it... 🥰

It was in 1998 that I discovered Malaysia and Langkawi. Owner on the island since 2007, it was only very recently that I discovered Wooff Langkawi and the world of Jeffery Tan... It's an extraordinary, unforgettable experience, the one that left the most lasting impression on me in my life, a tattoo engraved in my heart forever 🙏🐕❤🐈
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Written 8 April 2024
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