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One Gorgeous Pick-Up – a new donation of Susy Utzinger Foundation

When we started Care for Dogs in 2006 we were in urgent need of support. We contacted many different animal welfare organisations and one of them, Susy Utzinger and her Foundation in Switzerland, responded swiftly. Her support has been continuing ever since. Over the years Susy’s Foundation has helped us in supporting our sterilization programs, […]

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By • 4th Dec 2012 • Category: Elsewhere, Lead Stories

Volunteers needed at Ban ObOun Shelter in Uthai Thani!

We always appreciate contacts and exchange of experiences with other shelters and animal rescue organisations. Since a few years we are in contact with Michele Bise who set up a shelter for 125 rescued dogs in Uthai Thani together with Khun Sombut. Michele is currently urgently looking for volunteers and sent us the ad below. […]

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By • 16th Oct 2012 • Category: Elsewhere

Dog Meat Trade – a journey of a thousand miles begins.

Though we work diligently and passionately to  improve the lives of all street dogs in Chiang Mai, we always know we’re not going to be able to help all dogs in need; but that’s no reason for not trying. We keep working hard and take courage and hope from our mantra “Saving one dog won’t change […]

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By • 11th Mar 2012 • Category: Elsewhere, Lead Stories

In rememberance of Roshan Dhunjibhoy

On 24 April 2011, the world lost a beautiful, strong, giving woman who’s greatest virtue was her ability to see a need and attend to it.  Roshan Dhunjibhoy served the world with distinction. Our team knew Roshan mostly for her work with street dogs and in particular Lanna Dog Rescue. We witnessed how her strength […]

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By • 3rd May 2011 • Category: Elsewhere

A DOG’S PRAYERS

A DOG’S PRAYERS Dear God:  Is it on purpose our names are the same, only reversed? Dear God:  Why do humans smell the flowers, but seldom, if ever, smell one another? Dear God:  When we get to heaven, can we sit on your couch? Or is it still the same old story? Dear God:  Why […]

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By • 21st Jan 2011 • Category: Elsewhere

Hole Number 19 – Trap and Rescue in Hua Hin

Sometimes you have to take things into your own hands to get something done. So did dog lover James Tellson when finding out that management of “Springfield Golf Course” in Hua Hin showed nothing but ignorance to a life-threatening situation of a dog on their grounds. And he likes to let people know about it […]

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By • 11th Jan 2011 • Category: Elsewhere

A senseless death – In memory of Bailey

In our work we come across poisoned dogs again and again. Sometimes we can save their lives with the help of our vets, but sometimes it’s too late to help and the dog dies a cruel and senseless death. I always thought how dreadful it must be to lose your dog through such a merciless […]

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By • 30th Apr 2010 • Category: Elsewhere

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej – Compassion to stray dogs

Whenever I read about His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand’s compassion towards stray dogs it always warms my heart. I felt compelled today to share this with you and especially his personal and wonderful comments regarding a stray street dog’s special qualities. Many of you may already know that His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej […]

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By • 2nd Mar 2010 • Category: Elsewhere

TSPCA – Fight for 5 freedoms for all animals

Care for Dogs foundation were very pleased to be able to participate in a recent seminar held in Chonburi, Thailand, bringing together many animal care organisations from across Thailand, to raise discussions on their current activities towards the collective aim of improving animal rights for all animals in Thailand. The event was held at Cape […]

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By • 14th Feb 2010 • Category: Elsewhere

Don’t get burnt

For quite a while now, I have wanted to write on this subject but ironically have never got round to doing it for the very reason this condition arises. Right now, my daily life from Monday to Friday is a constant roller coaster of emotions, faced with chaos which can arise out of the blue […]

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By • 5th Dec 2009 • Category: Elsewhere

Care for Dogs loses Grib in the Jungle

Last evening was a sad occasion as we met for a farewell dinner and presentation to Kh Grib, who leaves us after only a short time of working with us. Grib came to Care for Dogs in April this year as the first employed Shelter Coordinator and taking on the role with both hands, it […]

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By • 8th Aug 2009 • Category: Elsewhere

Chino is dead

Seven months ago Chino came to our house. At the CfD shelter she had half a square meter that she had to protect against one hundred other dogs and she didn’t like people – except for Sarah who was allowed to touch her occasionally. Chino was old and not happy. When my wife heard the […]

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By • 30th May 2009 • Category: Elsewhere

Flyers at the International pedigree exhibition in Offenburg/Germany

Below is a translation of a post on the German language version of Care for Dogs website, announcing that the German Association of Dog Assemblies (Vdh) allowed us to present information regarding Care for Dogs work in Thailand, at an International Pedigree Exhibition. Idea Care for Dogs is an animal welfare organisation concentrating its efforts […]

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By • 22nd Mar 2009 • Category: Elsewhere

Temple Project Update and Murder at Sea Games Village

Today, Karin, Soraya & I met up with the volunteer team from Nakorn Payap International School (NIS) at Wat Ban Tho, the temple project they have recently initiated. We were there to collect a couple of TvT (Transmissible Venereal Tumor cases) and to check in with Elissa Francemone, the teacher who is driving this project. […]

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By • 25th Feb 2009 • Category: Elsewhere, Lead Stories, Sterilisation, Wat Ban Tho