GSPSA’s Swedish volunteer view about the animal welfare situation in Georgia is published in Georgia Today.
“When I left for my internship in Georgia in February 2019, I had no idea that I was about to witness a whole new level of animal cruelty and lack of animal welfare. As much as I enjoy the country, the culture and the people, the circumstances many of the country’s animals are living in makes it unbearable to witness.
During my first month, I had tried to comfort frozen, underweight puppies in Kakheti, tried to make sure stray dogs were not hit by cars whenever I left my home, I went to the supermarket and bought whatever decent meat I could find to feed the starving dogs outside the local shops. The sheer number of stray animals made me think twice about traveling around in Georgia; it was just too horrible to see…”