Dog Adoption: A Mission

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By Andrew Fungai

Dear dog lovers,

Today, I want to talk about something significant to us: giving pets loving homes. We recognize the enormous joy and friendship that dogs bring into our lives as animal lovers. Unfortunately, not all pets are blessed with the warmth and care of a safe and loving home. In this message, we’ll look at why it’s critical to advocate for dog adoption and raise awareness about the necessity of giving these magnificent creatures a home.

These helpless animals are illegally bred and sold in atrocious conditions, with little food, water, or protection from the weather.

We need your help to protect these animals and put an end to the threat.

Please do not purchase them from the hawkers, as this promotes the trade!

Please adopt instead.

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

Gandhi –


Highlight the bond between humans and dogs:

For ages, dogs have been our faithful companions, providing unfailing love, support, and companionship. They are incredibly gregarious creatures who thrive on human interaction. By bringing a dog into our lives, we create a special link that gives great joy and contentment to both parties.


Address the issue of overpopulation:

The unpleasant reality of overpopulation is one of the key reasons why dogs deserve homes. Countless canines are left without homes, and shelters are struggling to accommodate them all. We not only provide a safe and secure home for dogs by adopting them, but we also free up space at shelters, allowing them to rescue other animals in need.

Emphasize the benefits of adoption:

When we adopt a dog, we save a life and give them a second opportunity at happiness. Shelter dogs are frequently immensely grateful for the affection and attention they get, making them extremely loyal and dedicated pets. Adopting a dog also has various practical benefits, such as already being vaccinated, spayed/neutered, and sometimes even trained.

Discuss the ethical considerations:

It is finally time to stop the brutal and widespread hawking of dogs, cats, rabbits, and birds throughout Kenya.

The sale of these helpless animals, primarily young ones abducted from their mothers, has become a daily nuisance in important regions in and around Nairobi, Ruaka, and even beyond.

Getting dogs from dog markets such as (Lubao) in Kakamega County, Kenya or underground breeders helps to keep puppy mills and unethical breeding methods in business. We take a stand against these behaviours and help groups dedicated to animal welfare by advocating adoption. We encourage our subscribers to learn about and donate to local animal shelters and rescue groups.

Share heartwarming success stories:

Adoption success stories can inspire and encourage others to consider adoption. Share uplifting stories about abandoned or mistreated pets but now living happily in loving households. These stories can move people’s hearts and remind them of the life-changing impact of adopting a dog.


Finally, let us spread the word that dogs deserve to have homes. We can make a significant difference in the lives of these amazing animals by campaigning for adoption. Encourage your friends, family, and neighbourhood to think about adoption and spread the word about this vital message. We can ensure that every dog finds a secure and loving home where they can thrive if we all work together.

Thank you for your kindness and concern.


Andrew Fungai (Dog Enthusiast and Passionate lover)


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