Me and my Chihuahua-Labrador

Guest Post / September 24, 2019

Rico from Puerto Rico

In September 2017, Dominica, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico were devastated by a deadly category 5 hurricane named Maria. At the time, Puerto Rico faced the ethical worriment of an overabundance of stray dogs invading their islands. One in particular known as “Dead Dog Beach” is located in one of their poorest communities, where abused and abandoned dogs are left to perish. Sadly enough, thousands of these malnourished, homeless pups were wiped off the beaches by the intense rains and floodings of Maria. Fortunately, the Sato Project was founded in 2011 to help provide veterinary services to the impoverished municipality’s stray dogs and evacuated over 1,600 dogs to safety. Read More