Rhodes is a small island of around 544 square miles -
a little smaller than the county of Surrey in England.
It has a total population of around 115,000 people.
It has hundreds (possibly in excess of a thousand) of stray and street dogs, .
On Rhodes many dog owners do not have their animals neutered, resulting in unwanted puppies, who are then left out on the street to fend for themselves.
A common misconception is that neutering or vaccinating a dog, affects its ability to hunt or be a good working dog. For this reason, neutering is not currently the norm on the island of Rhodes.
The problem of stray and street dogs can be overcome on Rhodes, with Education, Neutering and Adoption Programmes. Together, we can help to greatly improve dog welfare on Rhodes.