Dog Welfare Network recognises that at the heart of the problem of the large numbers of unwanted dogs that exist today lies the uncontrolled population growth of dogs.
A feature of modern society is that family-
Large scale killing of dogs, practiced in several countries in the past and which continues in some countries even today, does not result in the reduction of the dog population. This is because of the very high replacement rate among the dog population -
The only scientifically-
Although sterilisation is not an overnight solution to the stray dog issue, it does mean that the dog population becomes stable, non-
To this end, Dog Welfare Network will seek to organise the funding and logistics for large scale neutering campaigns in partnership with our collaborating dog rescue organisations.
Our objectives in this area are to:
To develop large scale population management programmes of dogs within selected communities
Aim: To build the capacity of dog rescue organisations so that they have the resources necessary to continue and further develop their work
Aim: to reduce the number of unwanted dogs by organising large scale neutering programmes
Aim: To reduce the suffering of dogs due to neglect, ill-
Aim: All staff and partners embody our core values of professional competence, excellent communication, teamwork, effective use of resources, and personal effectiveness, so acting as valuable ambassadors for The Dog Welfare Network.
Our Strategic Plan focuses on four areas: