This Man Builds Restaurant to Help Street Dogs

Though there are too many dogs in unfortunate circumstances in America, the majority of dogs have a family or at the very least, live in a shelter that provides them safety.

They have a roof over their heads, food and will hopefully find a home.

In Brazil, however, the streets are full of street dogs fighting to survive. Every day is a struggle, especially for food.

But a young animal hero, João Araújo, came up with a clever idea to help as many dogs as he can.

João Araujo
Facebook/João Araujo

With few materials, he built a dog restaurant that is open 24 hours a day.

But, he didn’t just put out a food bowl, he built a real miniature restaurant that dogs can go to if they are hungry or thirsty.

João Araújo
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His idea was so well received that he has opened more “restaurants” in the city, all built from recycled materials.

João Araújo
Facebook/Vanielle Paiva

Unfortunately, the project has faced some difficulties. Several of the “restaurants” have been stolen and destroyed. But, with the help of several others, he keeps building restaurants and helping as many dogs as possible.

João Araújo
Facebook/Vanielle Paiva

“If they steal one, I build two.”

His idea has inspired others and now there are more Brazilian cities that have followed his example.

João Araújo
Facebook/Vanielle Paiva

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