Welcome to The Bali Street Dog Fund
The remarkable island of Bali….filled with scenic rice fields, rivers, ancient temples and palaces; surrounded by beautiful beaches and renowned for fine arts, dance and music.
In contrast to this beauty…..mangy and starving dogs roam freely on the beaches, the streets, in the markets, around restaurants and in tourist areas. Many of these dogs suffer from preventable parasitic and infectious diseases and major trauma from roadside accidents. Without any welfare organisations to treat and care for them these animals suffer enormously.
Tourists who have visited Bali have long been distressed by the overwhelming number of suffering dogs on the island. No-one knows accurately how many dogs exist in Bali but estimates have been as high as one million.
Many Balinese people want help for their community dogs but do not have the resources or knowledge to provide even the most basic care.
We feel the best way to help the Balinese people is to reduce the number of dogs, provide basic veterinary care and educate the Balinese people as to how they can help. We know from supporting organisations undertaking this challenge over the last 11 years that these programs really work.
We need to raise funds to ensure this vital work continues. Anyone who has witnessed the suffering and really wants to make a difference can do just that through supporting The Bali Street Dog Fund.
Following the successful initial phase of the Rabies Vaccination Program, we can confirm that there was a 70% reduction in rabies cases. To date this year there has only been one human fatality.
Rabies vaccination is ongoing. After our initial involvement with the Rabies Vaccination Program, we have now refocussed on the Desexing Program and we are on track to desex our yearly target of 6,000 dogs.
Our heartfelt thanks to everyone for your ongoing support and caring for the beautiful dogs of Bali.
Bali Nights 2012 raised $40,053. Another fantastic result! Thank you for continuing to support our one night in October for Bali’s dogs.