This month we've had a virtual pariah dog world tour!
Here's a lovely picture taken recently by a dog-lover friend Rucha Chitnis, who has just returned from Bali:
While on this subject, click here for an interesting article sent to me by Lisa Warden, on the genetics of Bali street dogs. These dogs have been found to be closely related to the Chow Chow, the Australian Dingo and the Akita. The authors conclude that "a viable and diverse population of dogs existed on the island of Bali prior to its geographic isolation approximately 12,000 years ago and has been little influenced by domesticated European dogs since that time."
Photo: Rucha Chitnis