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Thu, 13 May



Youth for Stray Dogs

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Youth for Stray Dogs
Youth for Stray Dogs

Time & Location

13 May 2021, 19:00 CEST – 19 May 2021, 23:00 CEST

Zadar, Zadar, Croatia

About the Event


Animals play a huge role in our lives and in the environment. Therefore, it's in our best interest to help

them. Human behavior is an important factor in determining the stray dogs' population dynamics. It

is important to be a responsible dog's owner and give the opportunity to people to learn how to become

one. The best and most effective way to help homeless animals is to raise awareness in the


In “Youth For Stray Dogs” project 21 young people and youth workers from three European countries

facing a high number of stray dogs in most part of the territory (Croatia, Greece, Serbia) will work

together to exchange knowledge and skills among youth and local communities about empathetic dog

population management, and to encourage dog responsibility for future owners.

Participants will be actively involved by doing manual and creative activities and they will be a support

for local dogs' shelters. Some activities will be:

- Reuse materials for creating toys and sweaters for dogs to donate to dogs' shelters

- Create food / water dispensers and beds for stray animals in Greece

- Create an informative brochure about stray animals to share during a public event in Zadar

- Organize local activities for informing the local community and increase the empathy of

society for the animals

- Visit a dogs' shelter and interview with a dog trainer

- Group reflections and discussions about topics related to animal rights

The objectives of the project are:

1. Promote responsible ownership: encouragement of communities by youth about greater dog

responsibility for future owners

2. To raise awareness for animal rights and adoptions

3. To increase positive attitude of human population for all other living feeling beings

4. Youngsters' active help by practical activities

Participants profile

Participants are 6 youth between 21 and 29 years old and 1 group leader coming from rural parts of: Croatia, Greece and Serbia.

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