Comments to article «Holland Becomes the First Country Without Street Dogs, and Here’s How They Achieved It»Read the articleGet notificationsGro Sellevold3 years agoTotally misleading article :Norway (and as far as I know : all of Scandinavia) don't have stray/street dogs - a dog "on the loose" is picked up by either the police or animal shelters and kept for some time (to give owners the chance to find their runaway dog) before they are placed up for adoptions. This has been the practice for years - my parents first dog was adopted from a shelter 50 years ago!!2-ReplyAnnemarie Beyer3 years agoGro SellevoldSo basically you're jealous that the article didn't mention your country. Cruel BrightSide.--ReplyGro Sellevold3 years agoAnnemarie BeyerNo, I meant that Holland CANNOT be "first country" when Norway has not had this problem in at least 50 years!!--ReplyEvi Tia3 years agoGro SellevoldMaybe the government kill them and you don't now. Because a lot of bad people abandoned the affect animals. I hope is tru that's why you said.--ReplySonja Bakker3 years agoGro SellevoldIt didn't say that Holland is the only country without dogs on the street. It's say the first country and that is true. So the article is not misleading if you reed it corectly. So stop with naning.--ReplyRadha Vaidyanathan3 years agoLove the idea of government getting involved in saving and protecting strays. I wish India would adopt this policy but the government is so corrupt that they have energy and time to save their butts rather than do good. Kudos to the government of Holland for working on behalf of innocent and noble creatures.2-ReplyPradeep Yarra3 years agoNice to implementation of laws--ReplyEvi Tia3 years agoI now this because I adopted 1 street dog to Saint Marteen Franc part. When tho dog arrived to Amsterdam by plain the take the dog for 4 hour of coincidence to Goin in Italy and put in 5 star pet hotel in airport of Amsterdam. They are lovely. The respect the best friends of all the humans. Lovely Holland.--ReplyKanta Punwani Bali3 years agoAbsolutely brilliant! I wish rest of the world followed Holland’s example a n this!--ReplyMave Betts3 years agoI work in an animal shelter in Spain. Holland have saved our kennels from closing. They donate food & have helped with the construction to make kennels so we are able to carry on our good work to take in more abandonded dogs & cats , the vets from Holland come to Spain to sterilise our dogs for free, all we do is feed the vets, they are truly amazing.We will be forever grateful to the Dutch people.-1Reply3 years agoShhh! The comment is asleep.le phuong thao3 years agoCat Loverrrrrr Rrrrrrrrrr Rrrrrrrrrr Rrrrrrrrrrrrr?????--Reply3 years agoThe comment has been disarmed.le phuong thao3 years agoSpil QA lalalala????--ReplyVeeresh Bahadur3 years agoAppreciate the initiative. Hope other countries follow suite--ReplyKrupa Sethuram3 years agoI sincerely hope that the present government would bring in laws to help in the welfare of all animals.--ReplyAdrienne Hawthorne-Kuhl3 years agoKrupa SethuramHolland you are awesome!!!!--ReplyAdrienne Hawthorne-Kuhl3 years agoThank you Holland! I love what you are doing! I will post this story on my fb page!--Replywhare wilson3 years agogood dtory--ReplyMel Engelbrecht Tutt Klos3 years agoThis is awesome news. In South Africa animals have few rights and us in the trenches have to fight to have it implemented. There is ZERO government support for animal welfare.--ReplySonja Bakker3 years agoYess in every country the must have something like this. Because it so said to see how some people traid animals. In turkey or Marokko there is so many animals dogs, kittens, horsers ect that treated very poorly, My heart breaks to see it and to now it. And I live in Holland and not everything is perfect but we try to our best for our animals.--ReplySign in, to add a comment
Norway (and as far as I know : all of Scandinavia) don't have stray/street dogs - a dog "on the loose" is picked up by either the police or animal shelters and kept for some time (to give owners the chance to find their runaway dog) before they are placed up for adoptions. This has been the practice for years - my parents first dog was adopted from a shelter 50 years ago!!