19-Jan-15   Wat Wang Pong :
 Sadly we lost some of our friends again.  Nugget was a big handsome healthy boy, the brother of Tuppence. He lived inside the enclosure, with the m....
 


 11-Jan-15   Wat Na Huay :
 Our tiniest new residents.  Tic, Tac and Toc, a little boy and his two sisters, were the latest and smallest puppies dumped without a....
 


 31-Dec-14
 HAPPY 2015  Susie symbolizes all we work for. Found with many other dogs around her, all newly dumped, she was lucky ....
 


 22-Dec-14   Wat Wang Pong :
 Our Christmas presents this year - the adoptions of Charlie and Crystal & further donations.  By now everyone here in Thailand must surely know how Charlie has been adopted by Fran and Peter. He coul....
 


 22-Dec-14   Wat Wang Pong :
 And what great things happened at Wat Wang Pong?  Four more successful neuterings, the dogs do not even have names yet. They came just before I went to Hol....
 


 22-Dec-14   Wat Na Huay :
 So what made me so happy at Wat Na Huay in the last 2 weeks?  With the help of Claudia all 37 dogs were treated with Ivermectin. Only one young pup would not come out,....
 


 21-Dec-14
 MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY 2015  May we all continue the way we ended 2014, full of hope and happy events like adoptions, donations, new d....
 


 09-Dec-14   Wat Wang Pong :
 More new dogs waiting for Fran!  I am slowly sorting out who is new, who is male, who is female and which puppies belong to whom. Sofar I ....
 


 06-Dec-14   Wat Na Huay :
 Moonchild is home again.  After the terrible accident in which she broke her pelvis and lost her sister, Moonchild is back in the t....
 


 06-Dec-14
 Happy times!  Yes, that makes a change. After being abroad for two weeks, I returned to find ALL dogs at both temples a....
 


 23-Nov-14   Wat Na Huay :
 Update  A short reminder of what happened before i went abroad for two weeks. Tragedy after tragedy. My friend Na....
 


 11-Nov-14   Wat Na Huay :
 Mission accomplished, Pebbles moved to Bang Sapan!  Longtime preparations, endless worries and perseverance finally paid off. I took the bold step to phone t....
 


 02-Nov-14   Wat Na Huay :
 Dear little Pebbles neutered.  Finally, with the help of Paul, Nicole and the vet, did I manage to catch little Pebbles. We had to give ....
 


 29-Oct-14   Wat Wang Pong :
 The young and the old.  Some survive. Some do not. What will become of all those puppies recently dumped inside the temple. Will ....
 


 29-Oct-14   Wat Wang Pong :
 A happy visit from our youngest fundraiser and her family and friends.  We have had another visit from Christine, Patrick and Ciara, (no Noel this time), who live in Hongkong. T....
 

Temple Dogs Pranburi Hua Hin

Temple Dogs can be happy and healthy. The dogs at Wat Na Huay and Wat Wang Pong are the living proof of this. I always invite people to come and see them.

I started helping the Wat Na Huay dogs in 2005 and the Wat Wang Pong dogs in 2007. I basically began by feeding them, so they would learn to trust me. Then I would try to touch and stroke them and when they were ready to be picked up, I had them treated against parasites and eventually had them vaccinated against the killer diseases like distemper, parvo, rabies etc. The final step was to have the females neutered.

Now don't get me wrong. The monks and the nuns do feed them. That's why unwanted dogs in Thailand get dumped at temples, because one takes for granted that a Buddhist respects life and will feed the strays. But there is only so much they can give. I personally know monks who love dogs and keep their own pets in a better way than westerners do. I know nuns who hand-rear discarded puppies. So what I do is only a 'top-up'.

But the result is great and as people can see the improvement in the dogs, they will then treat them better themselves. I cannot deny that I have seen quite a few dogs die from illnesses, cruelty or accidents, but with so many dogs around I have to accept that. The fact remains, that when I now visit Wat Na Huay or Wat Wang Pong, a bunch of friendly dogs comes running up to meet me and that makes me feel great.

        I continue to treat the newly dumped dogs in the same way and when a new litter of puppies is born to a poor unwanted pregnant mother, I try to make them healthy and get them a home. Quite a few of the temple-dogs have been adopted with the help of people from all over the world. A Wat Na Huay dog has gone as far as Germany, dogs from Wat Wang Pong have gone to the Czech Republic and to Holland, several have gone to Bangkok and so on. I will never stop to ask people to give these dogs a home and I will never stop to ask for help. So if you are interested in the wellbeing of my friends, the temple-dogs, please contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Josette Fisher