Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade

by Soi Dog Foundation USA
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Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
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Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade
Help dogs rescued from the barbaric dog meat trade

Project Report | Sep 14, 2015
The Fight Against The Dog Meat Trade Continues....

By Belinda Davis | Fundraising and Communications Manager

Only because of people like you have we been able to make progress in bringing Thailand’s illegal dog meat trade to an end. Sadly though, we have a long way to go and your help is still needed.

Adoptions of the dogs rescued from the dog meat trade is still going well and thanks to rescue partners in the US, UK and Europe, we have been able to get around 180 of these survivors out of shelters and into their new and loving homes. There are still just under 1000 of these dogs still remaining in shelters though and only with your help can we keep them fed and sheltered and have all their medical needs attended to.

Thanks to new animal welfare laws introduced in Thailand in late 2014, and with the assistance of the Thai government and undercover agents, are dog smugglers now being held accountable for their actions. Arrests are now resulting in heavy fines and custodial sentences, not only deterring the illegal trade of dogs from Thailand, but punishing those who contribute to this cruelty.

We are continuing to erect large posters at the border crossings between Laos and Vietnam, a popular route for dog smuggling. These posters warn potential dog smugglers of the penalties involved in trafficking dogs.

Construction on the new dog hospital at the shelter is nearing completion and is expected to be operating by early December. This hospital will provide dogs undergoing treatment improved facilities and treatment options, providing them with the best chance possible of recovery.

Sterilisations of owned and stray dogs and cats is well underway in Khao Lak in the Phang Nga province, just north of Phuket. We are now closer to commencing the large scale sterilization program in Bangkok, which is home to an estimated 400,000 stray dogs. Staff have been employed to work on this program and are currently being trained at our Phuket shelter. As always also, we are busy caring for over 400 dogs and 40 cats at the shelter in Phuket, as well as many more animals who are receiving treatment.

As you can imagine, helping so many animals in need is costly, and as we receive no government funding, we rely totally on generous people like you to help the dogs and cats of Thailand. Thank you for caring so much about the street dogs and cats in in Thailand and southeast Asia. 

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Soi Dog Foundation USA

Location: Phuket - Thailand
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Soi Dog Foundation USA
Belinda Davis
Project Leader:
Belinda Davis
Phuket , None - Outside US & Thailand

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