It’s World Animal Day and we are highlighting a charity who recently registered to start receiving car donations. Soi Dog Foundation’s mission is to improve the welfare of dogs and cats in Asia, resulting in better lives for both the animal and human communities, to create a society without homeless animals and to ultimately end animal cruelty.
We were established in 2003 on the island of Phuket, Thailand and Soi Dog is Southeast Asia’s largest organisation helping stray animals. The Gill Dalley sanctuary in Phuket is home to around 1,500 animals. The organisation runs entirely on donations and works efficiently so that all donations are used to help animals directly. This is why it is so important to us to work with Give a Car and encourage people to donate their old vehicles to us.
Your donations would be spent on our incredible spay and neuter programme, CNVR (Catch, Neuter, Vaccinate, Return), which is at the forefront of our operations and this programme reduces the number of animals born into a life of suffering and abuse or neglect, eliminating rabies and stopping the spread of other infectious diseases.
We are dedicated to treating stray animals, the sanctuary in Phuket is home to the most advanced shelter dog and cat hospitals in Southeast Asia that handle over 400 new admissions every month. We need your donations to be able to provide this continued support which has made a huge difference to communities all over the country.
Soi Dog was instrumental in seeing the horrendous dog meat trade abolished in Thailand and the introduction of new animal welfare laws that came into effect in 2014. Active efforts to end the trade continue today in Vietnam and Cambodia with Soi Dog paying for teams of people to monitor activity and advertising campaigns to alert people to what is happening as many are still unaware.
Soi Dog also oversees local, national, and international adoptions, directly rehoming thousands of dogs rescued from
dire situations across the country, from government shelters and the Dog Meat trade. Rehoming our animals costs a lot of money and these have escalated with the new travel restrictions as a result of Covid and additionally the ban on Dogs entering the USA from Asia, so we are more dependant than ever on donations to be able to continue to re home these Dogs & Cats.
We are working tirelessly to educate people for the future and not just solve the immediate problems, the Soi Dog humane education centre was opened in 2020, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. The community outreach programme is also responsible for the treatment of over 6,000 animals on the street each year and provides over 120 tonnes of dog and cat food every year to stray animals across Thailand.
Your donations through GiveaCar could make a huge difference to these animals.
This post was provided by Soi Dog UK CIO.