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A Buddhist monk has rescued 8,000 stray dogs from the streets of Shanghai


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A Buddhist monk in China is attracting international attention for helping to save thousands of stray dogs from the streets of Shanghai, reported AFP Shanghai. 51-year-old Zhi Xiang has been rescuing animals since 1994 as part of his faith, according to the news agency. He currently has nearly 8,000 dogs housed at his Bao'en Temple monastery and at an animal shelter he runs in Shanghai, according to AFP.

China's largest cities are home to millions of stray cats and dogs, often former pets abandoned by their owners, and the population is exploding due to uncontrolled breeding, the Shanghai Daily previously reported. Many do not survive due to starvation, accidents, or illness. Others are rounded up by police and put down.

A Buddhist monk has rescued 8,000 stray dogs from the streets of Shanghai (msn.com)

 

 

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Curly from rhe Three Stooges did much the same thing, even had a rider in his contract allowing him to nurse the dogs on set. 

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8 minutes ago, Sir Wearer of Hats said:

Curly from rhe Three Stooges did much the same thing, even had a rider in his contract allowing him to nurse the dogs on set. 

That's something I did not know, but thanks for adding this humanitarians never get the credit they deserve!:tu:

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The awkward measure of small things... 

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8 minutes ago, third_eye said:

The awkward measure of small things... 

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He looks like he is preparing to eat the poor little fellow!:w00t::lol:

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4 minutes ago, Manwon Lender said:

He looks like he is preparing to eat the poor little fellow!:w00t::lol:

Who? 

Putin will slit your throat first before he'll let the dogs be harmed... 

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2 hours ago, third_eye said:

Who? 

Putin will slit your throat first before he'll let the dogs be harmed... 

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Thanks for enlightening bit of information, I wasn't aware he was an animal lover I stand corrected my friend!

It only goes to show that we can learn something new each day!:tu:

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