Five elderly woman in China took care of more than 1,300 stray dogs who have no one else to look after them. The woman have been taking care of the dogs for nearly six years.
Wang Yanfang, 60, started taking in dogs about six years ago. She said it was to save them from the pound and uncertain fates. The shelter is completely volunteer run.
The woman rely on donations to buy food for the dogs who go through several hundred pounds of it a day.
It’s not easy taking care of so many animals. The women typically wake up at 4 a.m. to start preparing food for the dogs. Of course, they also have to deal with dog bites as some of strays are less civil than others.