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Every Day, These Elderly Chinese Women Wake Up At 4AM To Feed 1,300 Stray Dogs
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Every Day, These Elderly Chinese Women Wake Up At 4AM To Feed 1,300 Stray Dogs

For the past six years, a group of five elderly women in China’s central Shaanxi Province have been looking after over 1,300 stray dogs at their very own custom dog asylum. At 4AM every morning, these lucky canines get treated with 400kg of tasty food.

The shelter was established back in 2009 by 60-year-old local Wang Yanfang. This animal-lover has been relying solely on donations from generous well-wishers. Foregoing China‘s notoriously extravagant firework displays, Wang and her trusted colleagues even spent New Year‘s Eve with the abandoned strays.

One of the ladies admitted that the dogs aren’t always the friendliest of pups, as they occasionally receive bites and nips. However, that’s never put Wang off her beloved dogs. Far from it, according to Tencent News, she remarked: “They’re like your children, you can’t bear to be apart from them, or to lose them.” They don’t call them man’s best friend for nothing!

More info: Facebook | news.qq.com (h/t: modernmet, lostateminor)

For the past 6 years, a group of elderly Chinese women have been waking up daily at 4 AM to feed 1,300 stray dogs In Shaanxi Province

The 60-and-over caretakers are totally devoted, even spending New Years’ Eve with the dogs

“They’re like your children, you can’t bear to be apart from them, or to lose them”

They’ve even been nipped at, but it’s all part of the job

The huge shelter is run entirely on donations, and the ladies prepare 400kg of food daily

China often gets bad press where animals are concerned, but there’s always more than one side to a story!

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NicolasRickert
Community Member
7 years ago

I hope they're also sterilizing them, otherwise this is not going to end well.

StephieCaptor
Community Member
7 years ago

The same thing I thought of.

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Community Member
7 years ago

Very encouraging to see people DO care and protect rather than abuse and consume. Well done those lovely ladies

DavieRobertson
Community Member
7 years ago

Yes great and kind old souls... we need more of this in the world.

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DavieRobertson
Community Member
7 years ago

Turn it into a puppy theme park..... instead oif feeding the duck feed the pups!

superb_ryanyip3628
Community Member
7 years ago

Now in China,there are too many people having dog meat for their meals.However,there are some people who care about dogs. Respect !!! :3

BobJoeman
Community Member
7 years ago

You shouldn't think that dog eating is common, it's only the really fucked up people that do it.

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KatherineMiller
Community Member
7 years ago

Taiwan also needs help. They could use a program like this. Taiwan Animal Shelters don't have enough food to feed their homeless dogs.

SusanTremaine
Community Member
7 years ago

Those are some good looking dogs. They look well cared for. They look like they get brushed and bathed on a regular basis.

TarynWallace
Community Member
7 years ago

I noticed that also. They all look very well taken care of, healthy coats, and they look to be a good weight too

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JufraidaSalamero
Community Member
7 years ago

I hope there would be more people who will care for animals as they are care for humans. I admire so much this Chinese ladies who have a go

MelissaMangini
Community Member
7 years ago

That's great , surprised they all get along and where did they all come from to get to this point in life. Sad state of afair .....

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

They have huge, brand new plants up & running for the IVORY to be made into clutter for your home. They don’t care.

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

Please go to the web site on Facebook. Very disturbing. CARE2.org. God Bless this woman. CHINA is disgusting,

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

Petition Name ——— Care2.org Please follow this site and SIGN all the very important petitions. 1500 dogs have been captured for EATING.

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

This is a post from March. The lady has a great heart to help the dogs. Fast forward to a petition going around that everyone should see.

EmpressofHyperbole
Community Member
7 years ago

Who rakes the yard? With arthritic knees and mobility issues I can't even entertain the idea of one dog. Boo hoo. Dog birth control?

KenriBasar
Community Member
7 years ago

I am teary looking at the photos. I've seen a similar documentary on a Korean old lady who used to feed dogs but neighbors hated her. Bless.

LibertyNcognito
Community Member
7 years ago

How can I donate money to help these kind souls and their dogs?

Shiningbeauty12
Community Member
7 years ago

so helpful women

Dixie812
Community Member
7 years ago

This is amazing how much this woman cares. We need more people like this in our world

DrMoonMusic18
Community Member
7 years ago

Glad to see these dogs are treated well. #BasicNeeds

KenGaverth
Community Member
7 years ago

That's cool

CherrillGavin
Community Member
7 years ago

MArvellous what wonderful people.

ShanYi
Community Member
7 years ago

Please let me know how I can get in touch with them!

PennyWhitehead
Community Member
7 years ago

Bless the beasts and bless the humans who care for them..

jabrams
Community Member
7 years ago

Where does one donate? Securely? jabrams

IrinaCosova
Community Member
7 years ago

Yea-; dogs and cats - the national dish in China. they fed them specifically and sell them for meat.

Joyous Cat Birb
Community Member
1 year ago

No, not that stereotype again, it's not commonly eaten around in the country, if you actually visit it, you can find out

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VirginiaLeeHostman
Community Member
7 years ago

It is heartbreaking to see so many animals crowded together. Bless them for trying to help the dogs.

DonnaMusick
Community Member
7 years ago

great

DianaHockley
Community Member
7 years ago

I think this is wonderful. The neutering/speying thing worries me too.

MarceloLaguna
Community Member
7 years ago

y despues lo vende para q los chinos hijos de puta se los coman

AnneStrobell
Community Member
7 years ago

Bless these ladies. People should know there are plenty of kindhearted people in China.

KarlaSimon
Community Member
7 years ago

I am sure they are -- big movement for that in China

SilviaRomano
Community Member
7 years ago

me parece maravilloso, ojala muchos fueran como ellas

awesomesauce
Community Member
7 years ago

that is so caring. i definitely could not do that. really 4am yeah no way

CristinaBarnes
Community Member
7 years ago

That's very touching!!! I have only respect for kind!!!

boredredpanda
Community Member
7 years ago

This is spectacular.

AHLinkUp
Community Member
7 years ago

nice job

Melodie
Community Member
7 years ago

This is so sweet! But what do they mean by "nipped at"

AkshayThakur
Community Member
7 years ago

Shes cutting the nails of the dogs, most pooches dont like it.

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MaureenHeath
Community Member
7 years ago

they eat them! they are probably fattening them up for slaughter. I use to live in a place where they sold live dogs for slaughter (food).

Joyous Cat Birb
Community Member
1 year ago

Quit it

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NicolasRickert
Community Member
7 years ago

I hope they're also sterilizing them, otherwise this is not going to end well.

StephieCaptor
Community Member
7 years ago

The same thing I thought of.

Load More Replies...
Community Member
7 years ago

Very encouraging to see people DO care and protect rather than abuse and consume. Well done those lovely ladies

DavieRobertson
Community Member
7 years ago

Yes great and kind old souls... we need more of this in the world.

Load More Replies...
DavieRobertson
Community Member
7 years ago

Turn it into a puppy theme park..... instead oif feeding the duck feed the pups!

superb_ryanyip3628
Community Member
7 years ago

Now in China,there are too many people having dog meat for their meals.However,there are some people who care about dogs. Respect !!! :3

BobJoeman
Community Member
7 years ago

You shouldn't think that dog eating is common, it's only the really fucked up people that do it.

Load More Replies...
KatherineMiller
Community Member
7 years ago

Taiwan also needs help. They could use a program like this. Taiwan Animal Shelters don't have enough food to feed their homeless dogs.

SusanTremaine
Community Member
7 years ago

Those are some good looking dogs. They look well cared for. They look like they get brushed and bathed on a regular basis.

TarynWallace
Community Member
7 years ago

I noticed that also. They all look very well taken care of, healthy coats, and they look to be a good weight too

Load More Replies...
JufraidaSalamero
Community Member
7 years ago

I hope there would be more people who will care for animals as they are care for humans. I admire so much this Chinese ladies who have a go

MelissaMangini
Community Member
7 years ago

That's great , surprised they all get along and where did they all come from to get to this point in life. Sad state of afair .....

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

They have huge, brand new plants up & running for the IVORY to be made into clutter for your home. They don’t care.

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

Please go to the web site on Facebook. Very disturbing. CARE2.org. God Bless this woman. CHINA is disgusting,

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

Petition Name ——— Care2.org Please follow this site and SIGN all the very important petitions. 1500 dogs have been captured for EATING.

JanetWhite
Community Member
7 years ago

This is a post from March. The lady has a great heart to help the dogs. Fast forward to a petition going around that everyone should see.

EmpressofHyperbole
Community Member
7 years ago

Who rakes the yard? With arthritic knees and mobility issues I can't even entertain the idea of one dog. Boo hoo. Dog birth control?

KenriBasar
Community Member
7 years ago

I am teary looking at the photos. I've seen a similar documentary on a Korean old lady who used to feed dogs but neighbors hated her. Bless.

LibertyNcognito
Community Member
7 years ago

How can I donate money to help these kind souls and their dogs?

Shiningbeauty12
Community Member
7 years ago

so helpful women

Dixie812
Community Member
7 years ago

This is amazing how much this woman cares. We need more people like this in our world

DrMoonMusic18
Community Member
7 years ago

Glad to see these dogs are treated well. #BasicNeeds

KenGaverth
Community Member
7 years ago

That's cool

CherrillGavin
Community Member
7 years ago

MArvellous what wonderful people.

ShanYi
Community Member
7 years ago

Please let me know how I can get in touch with them!

PennyWhitehead
Community Member
7 years ago

Bless the beasts and bless the humans who care for them..

jabrams
Community Member
7 years ago

Where does one donate? Securely? jabrams

IrinaCosova
Community Member
7 years ago

Yea-; dogs and cats - the national dish in China. they fed them specifically and sell them for meat.

Joyous Cat Birb
Community Member
1 year ago

No, not that stereotype again, it's not commonly eaten around in the country, if you actually visit it, you can find out

Load More Replies...
VirginiaLeeHostman
Community Member
7 years ago

It is heartbreaking to see so many animals crowded together. Bless them for trying to help the dogs.

DonnaMusick
Community Member
7 years ago

great

DianaHockley
Community Member
7 years ago

I think this is wonderful. The neutering/speying thing worries me too.

MarceloLaguna
Community Member
7 years ago

y despues lo vende para q los chinos hijos de puta se los coman

AnneStrobell
Community Member
7 years ago

Bless these ladies. People should know there are plenty of kindhearted people in China.

KarlaSimon
Community Member
7 years ago

I am sure they are -- big movement for that in China

SilviaRomano
Community Member
7 years ago

me parece maravilloso, ojala muchos fueran como ellas

awesomesauce
Community Member
7 years ago

that is so caring. i definitely could not do that. really 4am yeah no way

CristinaBarnes
Community Member
7 years ago

That's very touching!!! I have only respect for kind!!!

boredredpanda
Community Member
7 years ago

This is spectacular.

AHLinkUp
Community Member
7 years ago

nice job

Melodie
Community Member
7 years ago

This is so sweet! But what do they mean by "nipped at"

AkshayThakur
Community Member
7 years ago

Shes cutting the nails of the dogs, most pooches dont like it.

Load More Replies...
MaureenHeath
Community Member
7 years ago

they eat them! they are probably fattening them up for slaughter. I use to live in a place where they sold live dogs for slaughter (food).

Joyous Cat Birb
Community Member
1 year ago

Quit it

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