The shelter is always open to visitors but today we held the gate wide open for some very special guests. As part of their Thailand fundraising programme, WSPA have introduced a Face to Face campaign in Bangkok and as part of their background work to build their teams experince & knowledge, today WSPA are visiting […]More»
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Judy and I always love to visit children. This time we were invited to Prem’s K3 class. They were studying Community Helpers and wanted to know about the work we do at Care for Dogs.
All the children were very excited when we arrived and could barely listen to the lesson when Judy rolled over to ask for belly scratches.More»
5 students from Payap University in Chiang Mai visited the shelter this week, asking lots of questions, showing great interest in the shelter activity, picking up poo, chatting to the dogs and helping to keep the place tidy and all promising to come back again in the near future to help out. These folks have […]More»
School visits are a big part of Care for Dogs. And on Tuesday, we were host to International School Eastern Seaboard all the way from Pattaya. Ms. Kristina Solheim arrived with 10 sophomores (10th graders) who had chosen to come and learn about the shelter and lend a helping hand as volunteers-for-a-day. We began with […]More»
Recently a Thai television crew visited the shelter to capture various scenes and footage for presentation on Thai Television. The programs were recorded for Children’s television and will be shown on ThaiPBS channel this next Saturday 26 September 2009 and a week later, Saturday 3 October 2009 at 07:30 in the morning. If you have […]More»
Presentation of the Care for Dogs Foundation at the Ratchamankala University on 27 August 2009 by Maggi Albiez: I was asked by a friend of mine, Khun Sitang Jenwinitthai, Assistant professor and dean of the Communication Design Department, to give a presentation for her students. I was to choose between three topics: presenting my country, […]More»
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 […]More»
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.
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. […]More»
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 […]More»
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 […]More»
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.” […]More»
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 […]More»
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 […]More»
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. […]More»