Adopter & Volunteer Takes OPH to India
An OPH volunteer, Irene Skricki, recently traveled to New Delhi to volunteer with Kannan Animal Welfare, OPH’s partner in India. Here is the story of her journey.
Have you ever had an experience so intense and engaging that you felt that time had stretched out, and weeks went by in the course of a single day? A time when you are so in the flow of the experience that you do not want it to end?
I recently had a such an experience -- a trip to India to work with an organization that helps sick and injured dogs on the streets of New Delhi. It was a life-changing experience, and has given me and a network of other volunteers a way to do something we love while making a meaningful contribution to helping animals in great need.
Adoption of an Indian street dog
Here's how the story begins: in March 2017, our beloved spaniel Clara died unexpectedly of a very aggressive form of cancer. We were devastated, but after a couple of months, we decided to move ahead and get another dog. We could not replace our beloved spaniel, but how could we live a dog-less life?Read the rest of this story »