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Helping Hounds: Saving the World One Dog at a Time

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Whether you are traveling around the Bahamas or Bali, if you love dogs and want to give back to your canine friends while on holiday, check out this list of rescue organizations around the globe that you can volunteer with. It's all about helping hounds, be it taking a potcake puppy to play on Grace Bay Beach in Turks and Caicos, hiking with a pack of 900 happy dogs at the Land of the Strays in Costa Rica, or just donating to an organization that is helping save the world one dog at a time.
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Coral Rd, Freeport, The Bahamas
Smart, sweet and loyal. That's a potcake dog in a nutshell. The name given to the stray street dogs hailing from The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, potcakes got their unique moniker from locals who fed the leftovers "caked" onto the bottom of...
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Heredia Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
In the mountains between Santa Bárbara de Heredia and Carrizal de Alajuela In Costa Rica, a privately funded, all-volunteer canine paradise known as "Land Of The Strays" exists. Here nearly a thousand stray dogs have free reign over hundreds of...
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Grace Bay TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands
If spending the day lounging on idyllic white sands and swimming in cerulean seas aren't enough without some snuggle time with adorable puppies, plan a visit to Potcake Place, in Grace Bay. This volunteer-run nonprofit is dedicated to...
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Rincon, Rincón 00677, Puerto Rico
One of the first things you will likely notice when visiting Puerto Rico (and many other islands) are the vast number of stray animals roaming the streets. The sato is the Puerto Rican word for stray, and there are many that need forever homes....