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Yangon Animal Tour: Meet Rescued Dogs in Myanmar

Duration: Flexible
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  • Visit a small-scale local dog shelter in Southeast Asia and help support shelter rescue efforts..Meet over 500 dogs of all shapes and sizes..Interact with each dog intimately and witness a vet in action.
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The government of Myanmar sees stray dogs as menaces to society and has begun an initiative to poison them and eliminate them from the streets. Yangon Animal Shelter is at the front-line fight against this cruelty. With five different housing areas and dedicated veterinarians from all across Myanmar, the shelter provides a comfortable temporary home for all dogs in need. Dogs at the shelter receive the best living conditions possible, as they roam freely and are not restricted in cages. This allows them to intimately interact with humans on a regular basis, making them trusting and friendly. So prepare for a loud, jumpy, and enthusiastic greeting from your new four-legged friends!Transportation from downtown Yangon will be provided, starting at a pick up spot approximately an hour away from the shelter. Don't miss out on Saturdays -- when a resident vet visits the shelter clinic to care for dogs. Otherwise, the tour will consist mostly of socializing and getting to know the name, background, and story of each dog and puppy. All these dogs may overwhelm hesitant visitors, but if you're a true dog lover, this is a dream come true!
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