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Soraya set to educate a new audience

People near to Care for Dogs right now will wonder what on earth is going on with all the film crews and cameras. In addition to some recent Thai television interest shown in our activity , 3 additional & entirely separate offers have come forward to involve Care for Dogs Foundation in television & video […]

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By • 23rd Aug 2009 • Category: Education

Civilisation as we know it

For people who speak English, the following comment on a forum that to many people represents a westerners view point on Thailand. Below are the words spoken by a person who has contributed to the forum for 3 years and has their posts accepted as non offensive as it still remains visible after 24 hours.
“rat catchers are screwed by middlemen, etc. Now that someone has started something that will help Chiang Mai’s image, hope we can get them (who ever them are) to include soi dogs in the program, the city would become a much more hygienic place”
With attitudes like this by visitors to this wonderful country (as that’ what all foreigners are), what hope do we have for improving Thai peoples attitudes towards dogs and for that matter wildlife.

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By • 6th Aug 2009 • Category: Education

Judy Black Visits Prem

What could be better on the last day of school than a visit by the Care for Dogs spokes-doggy? Ms. Kat’s K-3 class was finishing up their school year and a unit on “Caring” so she contacted Care for Dogs and asked if we could come speak to the little ones about what we do. […]

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By • 13th Jul 2009 • Category: Education

Village Workshop at Baan Roi Jan

Many groups contact Care for Dogs with the intention of helping dogs in some way or other, but few act on them. The young people from Global Pact came through and did just that. While other groups in their organization focused their energies on other social issues, this group of 3 Thai and 3 American […]

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By • 22nd Jun 2009 • Category: Education

Prem Center Students experience first hand the reality of the daily struggle to survive

An overview of the recent events at Wat Nong Pla Mon written by Sandy Clyburn, one of the founders of the Hand to Paw Outreach Program at Prem Center Mae Rim. Several weeks ago a new initiative began at Prem dedicated to improving the lives of the sick, abandoned and homeless dogs that live in […]

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By • 18th Jun 2009 • Category: Education

The Hand to Paw Animal Outreach Program – Prem

This story is written by Sandy Clyburn & is so exciting for everyone at Care for Dogs. “It seems like the Hand to Paw has touched many hearts at Prem. The kindness and caring demonstrated by these students will ensure a healthy, happier and safer life for the four-legged residents of the local village temple.” […]

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By • 9th Jun 2009 • Category: Education

Prem use Compass to help Care for Dogs

Sandy & Joy from Prem Center invited us along to the school today to present some facts to the children there, in order they might be inspired to participate in a new project working with the local community & in particular help dogs in their area. Entitled ‘Hand to Paw’ this project will be self […]

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By • 22nd Apr 2009 • Category: Education

Prem Center – Temple Project – “Hand to Paw”

Below is a clear demonstration of the commitment of the core drivers to this excellent initiative. This email was sent out by the team to pupils, parents and Prem Center contacts, in an effort to raise awareness to the project and hopefully encourage people to help in any way they are able. Calling all animal […]

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By • 23rd Mar 2009 • Category: Education, Wat Nong Pla Mon

Prem Centre Temple Program

Today, Karin, Soraya & I met up with Sandy & Joy from Prem School at Mae Rim, in the temple car park where they plan to commence a school projected whereby they will treat the dogs and cats for any problems and work with the Abbot there to have them all sterilised and vaccinated too. […]

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By • 9th Mar 2009 • Category: Education, Wat Nong Pla Mon

Another NIS Temple Project

The kids at NIS are busy again with another temple project. This time, these self-motivated, dog-loving students are going to reach out to the dogs at Wat Baan Tho and the surrounding area. They arrived in a van on their own time after school, equipped with doggie treats, plastic gloves, flea and tick spray. More […]

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By • 19th Feb 2009 • Category: Education, Lead Stories, Wat Ban Tho

Distemper on the rise in cold season

The cold season has began and with a heavy heart we have to witness an annual dilemma of distemper patients coming to our attention. We have recently admitted some patients to our quarantine room – two of them have passed away already. Another dog, Gogo, was admitted to the veterinarian clinic for IV-treatment today as […]

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By • 15th Dec 2008 • Category: Education

ISB – We love you ! Thank you Children, Parents & Teachers

This is Patty from ISB.

After the hard work our children and parents had put into this fund raising project, we made about 26,000 baht today!!!

The children were very proud as they had said before the sale that they hoped to make Kazim’s life a happier one. We hope that this money can sponsor Kazim’s expenses for a while.

We hope to keep this project a December tradition in our Pre-K program as the children have learned so much from this project. How do you want us to transfer the money to you? We hope to do it on Thursday as we still have a few items left and hope to sell them early next week.

Another good news is that today I ran into an Art teacher, Trish, who is very keen to help your organization in the near future. She has asked me for your info. and was saying that she could do something with her kids next term to help you guys too.

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By • 12th Dec 2008 • Category: Education, Lead Stories

Otto Berchem – ARTAID – More to Love

Today Care for Dogs were very pleased to meet up with Artist Otto Berchem who is participating in the Travelling Art Exhibition – ARTAIDS, a group collectively raising awareness and fighting the stigma surrounding HIV in Chiang Mai.
Otto is a dog lover and during his stay in Bangkok, started to distribute dog collars he had specially made, with a personal logo he has designed “You am I am you” in white print on a bright red stylish collar. Today he continued to distribute his gift to the dogs and managed to take in a few belly rubs at the same time – him giving the the dogs, not dogs giving him!

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By • 25th Nov 2008 • Category: Education, Wat phra sing

Nakorn Payap School – Temple Aid Program

Nakorn Payap International School (NIS)  Boot Fair, Saturday 22 November 2008, was certainly the happiest & liveliest place to be, with a well organised mix of stalls along with plenty of fun and laughter. This event, originated as the direct result of teacher Ms Elissa who is the driving force behind the fabulous work that […]

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By • 22nd Nov 2008 • Category: Education, Sterilisation

Village Workshop

Our first community workshop was designed to meet with the local people in our village, Baan Wiang Dong, educate them about basic medical care of dogs and how they could prevent common diseases. It turned out to be a small gathering of about eight or nine…..cat owners. No problem – we love cats too. A […]

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By • 12th Oct 2008 • Category: Education