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Dog Walker at Care for Dogs – A Thai Volunteer’s View

Wanting to do more for the dogs than just donating money? Why not start by being a volunteer dog walker at Care for Dogs? I started volunteering at CfD with the exact same thought, after reading the post on CfD facebook page last year that a volunteer dog walker was required. The task demanded merely […]

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By • 26th Jan 2014 • Category: Lead Stories, Shelter

Daniel Hatley – Shelter Manager

I left England nearly 16 years ago for a 1 year ‘backpacking’ trip around the world. I never imagined where that trip would take me, both physically and emotionally, or where I’d end up today all these years later. It certainly opened my eyes and gave me experiences that I would never have experienced had […]

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By • 10th Dec 2013 • Category: Shelter

Request for Blanket and Towel Donations

Brrrr…! It is getting chilly at night here in Northern Thailand – especially with all of the rain we have had lately. Our dogs are feeling the drop in temperature, but it is our puppies that need extra protection against the cool weather at night. As you can imagine, we go through countless towels and […]

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By • 22nd Oct 2013 • Category: Shelter

Why can’t I stay with you?

“Care for Dogs Foundation rescues many puppies like me that have come from an unwanted litter or trying to survive on the streets, alone. Once we get to the shelter, everyone takes real good care of us. For the first time, we get lots of food, cuddles and a safe place to stay. When we […]

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By • 16th Sep 2013 • Category: Shelter

Dr. New is back!

We are pleased to welcome back Dr. New! Prior to February 2013, Dr. New had been working at the shelter one day a week; however, while completing his Master’s degree at Chiang Mai University he received a research scholarship at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (Fuchu Campus). This scholarship focused on hormone research […]

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By • 8th Jul 2013 • Category: Shelter

Do you want to become a Hero and help us give our critical care dogs a second chance?

Do you remember Nin? Nin was brought to us on 8 June by some very concerned citizens. Her abdomen was very distended with the rest of her body extremely skinny. Vets removed 2 litres of fluid from her abdomen and x-rays revealed mummified fetuses. Nin had been in a critical situation for weeks! She had […]

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By • 4th Jul 2013 • Category: Shelter

Volunteers Wanted – the chance to make a difference in the life of a dog in need!

Life at our animal welfare organization is very busy and we couldn’t cope without the help of our wonderful volunteers. We are currently looking for animal-lovers for the following part-time volunteer positions: Adoption PR Coordinator: To write and publish adoption ads in our local media. Designer: Your creative and professional flair is needed for flyers, […]

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By • 30th Jun 2013 • Category: Shelter

CfD Staff in Training – You never learn enough

This week we had training sessions conducted by Delphine Ronfot, Founder of the Blue Tail Association. Delphine specializes in animal behavior and shelter management.

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By • 30th Jun 2013 • Category: Shelter

A NEW HOME IS NEEDED FOR NEW HOPE – UPDATE

*** UPDATE *** – Situation changed! We received the okay from our land lord that New Hope can remain on his property. *** UPDATE *** Sadly, we have been advised that we will lose our lease on the New Hope Recovery Center (for our distemper patients, in average approx. 8 – 10 dogs at a […]

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By • 20th Jun 2013 • Category: Announcements, Shelter

A tribute to Zorro – another dear friend has gone

With a heavy heart we have to let you know the devastating news that our dear Zorro passed away completely unexpectedly today. He had a twisted stomach and passed away during an emergency operation this afternoon. We are all shocked. He had looked fine the last days and also this morning and went out for […]

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By • 2nd Apr 2013 • Category: Shelter

ANNOUNCING THE HILL’S CHARITY SUPPORT PROGRAM!

Over the years Care for Dogs was lucky to develop a certain bond not only with many animal loving individuals out there, but also with some animal welfare, institutional and commercial organisations who value CfD’s work and help us by substantial donations and are essential for our financial survival, our main sponsors, one of those loyal supporters is Hill’s.

From now until 31 May 2013, for every 100 THB donated to ‘Care for Dogs,’ Hill’s will donate 1 kg of dog food to the shelter. Donations can be made at our bi-weekly adoption fairs at Central Airport Plaza 31st, March, 21st of April, 5th and 26th of May and at the shelter OR via Paypal or bank wire, see http://www.carefordogs.org/donate/ and it doesn’t matter if donations come from Thailand or from international supporters.

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By • 27th Mar 2013 • Category: Lead Stories, Shelter

Introducing a new dog to the pack!

I’ve often been asked- how do we add a dog to our dog pack without problems? The answer involves a series of steps; a dog that comes to our shelter will be vaccinated, deflea/deticked, and assessed in our clinic area, away from the other dogs. He/she will then go into our quarantine area for observation […]

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By • 15th Nov 2012 • Category: Shelter

We need a new truck!

It’s time to retire our old truck which has spent many “vacations” this month at the mechanic shop. We need a used, reliable, hard-working truck for our rescues, pick up trips, sterilization runs, an d vet visits! We are looking to pay about 150,000 baht. If you have one available (or know of someone selling […]

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By • 6th Nov 2012 • Category: Shelter

A beautiful pair of new clippers!

Several months ago, during a visit from a group of doggy lovers, I was asked if there was an item at the shelter that we couldn’t afford but would love to have and I immediately replied: ‘an electric razor!’ Electric razors are cost-prohibitive in Thailand and because of our limited funds, we could never afford […]

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By • 25th Aug 2012 • Category: Lead Stories, Shelter

A visit to the New Hope Recovery Home

After visiting some 2-legged and 4-legged friends at Care for Dogs shelter, Khun Jum took me to the New Hope Recovery Home, a recovery home for dogs with a contagious disease. (you can read the story of the recovery home from here… ) This place is about 10 mins drive from the shelter. Along the […]

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By • 13th Jun 2012 • Category: Shelter