An Appeal to Take Care of the Stray Dogs in Turkey
Unlike most countries in the EU you will find a lot of stray animals in Turkey, stray dogs and cats can be found everywhere. Specifically this massive dog population is hard to stop from expanding. Several questions then remain:
Is the containment of strays really necessary? Are they a menace to society?
Does the community want to get rid of stray dogs?
How does the government feel about them?
And are the methods of getting rid of them ethically sane?
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