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Hundreds of stray dogs are roaming the countryside in Costa Rica.
And, believe it or not, this is actually a happy headline.
You see, these strays are at home in a spacious sanctuary called Territorio de Zaguates (Land of the Strays). This privately funded sanctuary, run by volunteers, turns no stray away.
Multitudes of mutts at Territorio de Zaguates roam grassy fields, lounge on cozy beds and mattresses,
nibble from troughs of kibble,
and generally play their days away while they await adoption.
For some, that day never comes, but they still have a comfortable, loving place to retire.
In addition to providing a haven for homeless dogs and actively seeking potential pooch parents for their residents, the clever Territorio staff created a campaign to make mutts more appealing to the masses. Take a look:
Keep up with the Costa Rican canine capers on the Land of the Strays’ Facebook page.
Behold the beauty of Houston’s Bus Lady, Janis Scott, who may singlehandedly boost public transportation with her bountiful enthusiasm for the humble city bus …
Her smile and simply wonderful wisdom are arguably more persuasive than an entire city’s propaganda.
“There’s all types of reasons to ride the bus,” Janis encourages. “Make new friends, learn about things … you want to get people out of their cars and mix, mix, mix. That’s true in any city. Try it, you’ll like it!”