The ratio of people to particular animal species changes with location.
The domestication of dogs has greatly affected people’s lives. Formerly, the quadrupeds primarily helped in the herding grazing animals, participated in hunting and, of course, defended the household. Today they play a very important role in rescue services, the police, and helping the sick.
In Europe and America dogs are considered faithful friends, so in these areas of the world special attention is paid to make sure these animals are treated humanely and with dignity. However, in Asia, dogs are simply an indispensable ingredient in many dishes, which negatively affects how they are treated.
A dog named Teresa was supposed to be part of this Thai man’s meal, who tried to kill the dog in a cruel way by cutting off her muzzle. The seriously wounded animal was going to die in torment, but then someone appeared who had sympathy for the mutilated dog.
You’ll learn about Theresa’s story and her surprising fate on the next page of this article.