|Move Over Sochi Strays: These Homeless Dogs Will Melt Your Heart|
|By BOB WOODRUFF (@bobwoodruff)||Apr 4, 2014, 11:58 AM|
Look around the streets of Santiago, Chile, and you will be shocked. It's a beautiful capital city, but on most of the streets and parks there are dogs that have no owners or friends.
In bustling Santiago, a sampling of the estimated 200,000 feral dogs can be found in parks, walking the streets, or lying by alleyways.
I have seen this in many places around the world but not in such modern and successful cities like Santiago. It has become a kind of subculture.
These animals are not abused, in fact they seem to have enough to eat, but they are just ignored by the workers, tourists and the police. Citizens have lived with this issue for so long they just don't seem to notice the dogs much anymore.