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    Weʼve raised £3,765 to help end the suffering of Dogs in China and South East Asia.

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 13th November 2018

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    Walking To Save Dogs in a Not For Profit Organisation raising funds and awareness to fight the Dog Meat Trade in South East Asia.

    Dogs are people's best friends. I have seen dogs being tortured and killed for meat. The terrible things I have seen have compelled me to help end this inhumane trade.

    I have 7 dogs and each year my little ones and we do a fundraising walk together. We have walked various UK trails including Hadrian's Wall and the West Highland Way and donated all monies raised to organisation that care for dogs and fight the dog meat trade in South East Asia.

    I love South East Asia and I have visited China, Thailand, Indonesia, Laos and Cambodia. But I am always horrified by the terrible treatment and fate dogs face there.

    The dog meat trade is widespread throughout South East Asia. As well as the aforementioned countries, dogs are eaten in the Philippines, Vietnam, North Korea, Myanmar and Northern India.

    The cruelty these dogs go through defies all imagination Dogs are skinned, boiled, barbecued, cut to pieces and blow-torched alive. Others are bludgeoned to death.

    People in South East Asia eat dog not because they live in such poverty that there is no other available food, but it is what they call culture and tradition. However, I believe that any culture can change to become more humane.

    My walk, which will take about 2.5 months to complete and will hopefully raise badly needed funds to fight the dog meat trade. Join me on my walk with or without your dog to show your support and donate in person or give now through this page.

    I will be wearing a GPS tracker device so you can pinpoint exactly where I am by visiting any one of my social media sites. This is also where I will be posting daily video updates. Please monitor my progress and join me along the route!

    Twitter - Donkersrobert

    Facebook - walkingtosavedogs

    Instagram - #walkingtosavedogs

    Walking To Save Dogs supports the following projects:

    • The Sound of Animals, Thailand

    • Dogs Mountain, The Philippines

    • Bali Animal Welfare Association, Indonesia

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    Page last updated on: 11/9/2018 8:20 PM

    Supporters

    78

    • yvonne yetman

      yvonne yetman

      Nov 9, 2018

      STANDING BESIDE YOU you inspire me

      £20.00

    • Denise Ward

      Denise Ward

      Nov 8, 2018

      You do such tireless fundraising for such a heartbreaking cause. Thank you Rob for continuing to raise awareness. May you be blessed, Denise 💛🙏💛

      £25.00

    • Isabelle Langlois

      Isabelle Langlois

      Oct 20, 2018

      Thank you thousand times for your dedication to the Animal Welfare.

      £30.00

    • Judy Layton

      Judy Layton

      Oct 17, 2018

      So sorry it has taken me so long to send my donation hun. Well done for walking so many miles for all the precious dogs. Thank you so much <3

      £20.00

    • Wendy

      Wendy

      Oct 13, 2018

      Dear Robert, what a wonderful soul you are 💞. Huge respect & love to you and your family xxx

      £50.00

    • Richard Benjamin

      Richard Benjamin

      Oct 10, 2018

      Hi Rob. Well done - we've enjoyed following your journey on FB. Call in if ever you're passing Shrewsbury again :-) Richard & Dea & Lucky xxx

      £20.00

    • Jo

      Jo

      Oct 5, 2018

      Inspiring I hope u raise much more and end this vile trade

      £20.00

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    Robert Donkers

    Robert Donkers

    London, United Kingdom

    Robert Donkers, founder of Walking To Save Dogs, is an animal healer and canine massage therapist. He and his 7 dogs have raised money through long treks for charities and rescue organisations in Indonesia, Egypt, Korea and China. He is committed to stopping the dog meat trade.

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