Liberia in Need

Forgotten Animals Blog

We have recently responded to a call for help…all the way from Liberia.

Liberia is a very poor country in western Africa, with many problems that don’t involve animals, or their welfare.

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The problems with animals, however, are there.

People have pets and don’t know how to care for them, keeping them tied up for their whole lives; beating them into submission; letting them live in a state of semi-freedom, thus creating a thriving stray population; eating them during celebrations.

Yep, you heard us, eating them. Dogs are often kept as a protein source – while they wait for the animals to grow and fatten, they are kept in tremendous conditions that are way below what is considered humane.

How do you help animals in a populations that knows so little about animals and their welfare?

You teach them. You show them how. You demonstrate that dogs and cats can…

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