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Soi Dog Foundation

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Soi Dog is the best dog foundation I have ever been to. The people are the kindest people I ever... read more

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Franzi N
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Inspirational! ITS a MUST

My wife and I heard about Soi Dog through their website. We got there not knowing what to expect... read more

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jimmy k
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Soi Dog Foundation (SDF) is South East Asia’s largest rescue organisation for vulnerable street dogs, stray cats and dogs rescued from the illegal dog meat trade. For 15 years, with the support of generous donations and volunteers from around the...more
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167/9 Soi Mai Khao 10, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Soi Dog is the best dog foundation I have ever been to. The people are the kindest people I ever met and they do everything for the dogs. I really enjoyed my stay and would definitely come back.

Thank Franzi N
RachelA3231, Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded today

It was our pleasure to have you volunteer with us! Thank you so much for all of your help - we, and of course the dogs and cats, really did appreciate it! Safe travels, and hope to see you next year!

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I heard about Soi Dog through their website. We got there not knowing what to expect, but we where overwhelmed by the incredible and inspirational work they are doing there. Not only was the tour great, youa ctually get to spend time...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I visited the Soi dog foundation today. What an amazing experience. It was hard to choke back the tears knowing what these dogs and cats have endured but to know they have been rescued by an amazing group of humans is warming...More

Thank Sarah T
RachelA3231, Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi both, thank you so much for spending some time with us yesterday, and helping out with some dog walking - it really does make a difference! You would both be very welcome to come back and volunteer for a longer spell, we are always...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This organization is really making a difference for many lives. The dogs and cats are well-taken care of and the staff will show you around and explain everything for you about the foundation.More

Thank Pann T
RachelA3231, Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting us, and taking the time to post a review. So pleased that you were impressed with the work that we do, and the difference Soi Dog makes for so many dogs and cats in need of our help. Your support of...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

My children and I went to see what Soi Dog is all about and were impressed with the facilities there. We spent time after the tour playing with puppies and some of the special needs dogs. They're a wonderful institution and I highly recommend supporting...More

1  Thank erkcj2018
RachelA3231, Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded today

So pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit - the shelter is popular with visitors of all ages, especially the opportunity to spend time with some of our many resident dogs and cats after the tour. Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are any kind of animal lover you have to visit this place. Started with a tour round the site showing some of the amazing work they do, and finished in the puppy pen with lots of licks and cuddles, make sure to go...More

1  Thank greeniesp1
RachelA3231, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for visiting us, and for taking the time to post a review - we really appreciate it! Thanks also for spending some time afterwards with some of our hundreds of wonderful residents, they certainly enjoy all the attention.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about Soi Dog and had to go. What they are doing is amazing. The place is growing and expanding to support all the stray dogs and cats of Phuket. It’s sad to see the injured and sick dogs but reassuring to know they...More

Thank DoctorCP
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to post a review on your recent visit. We currently have around 1000 dogs and cats in our care, hence the current expansion that you would have seen in progress. Pleased that you got to spend time with the puppies...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival I did not know what to expect. We were shown around by one of the workers, unfortunately we did not get her name. We were shown the vets practice initially by standing outside and looking in, perfectly understandable for hygiene reasons. I found...More

1  Thank greetme88
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great title to your review "Unexpected" - so many people visit not knowing what to expect, yet leave feeling uplifted and positive about the work that we do. Thanks so much for the praise of ALL of our staff - they all play...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Soi dog foundation this morning, there was only 5 of us on the short tour we walked around where all the dogs and cats were kept. We got to hear and see the new vet clinic. We then got taken to where the...More

Thank Nikki K
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming to see us recently, and for taking the time to share your experience! Pleased that you enjoyed your time with our residents, especially the cats - we currently have around 130 resident cats, hence the current construction work to build a brand...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great job they do over here and what great place to go to with the children. After a tour in which the history and goal of the place is told you are able to play with the dogs and cats.

2  Thank ivandommelen
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So pleased that you, and especially your children, enjoyed your recent visit. Spending time with some of our many residents is always a big hit with visitors of all ages! Thanks again for supporting the work that we do.

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Cham P
19 September 2018|
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Response from JohnD10976 | Property representative |
Firstly it is against Thai Buddhist beliefs to euthanise animals. Some even think it wrong to sterilise. When killing does take place it is done by putting down poison which is a slow painful death because authorities will... More
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Patricia L
7 September 2018|
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All dogs are fully vaccinated and because of our work here Phuket is Thailand's first rabies free province. Possible that a dog could come in from elsewhere with rabies though not happened yet, but would be in hospital and... More
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2 August 2018|
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Hi Cindy, Yes Soi Dog Foundation USA although legally independent exists to support our work in Asia, and thank you for registering SDF as your favourite charity on Amazon Smile. If you have some room in your suitcases have... More
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