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Gary R. Bunt

Egypt Street Dogs

AP/Arab News, Egypt’s once-reviled street dogs get chance at a better life

"Egypt’s upper and middle classes have increasingly adopted Western-inspired ideas of dog ownership. Pet hotels, cafes and grooming emporiums are sprouting up in major Egyptian cities. Fueled by the rise of social media, enthusiasm for Cairo’s dogs is “moving beyond snob culture,” said local advocate Amina Abaza."

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