Time-line

2013

◘ Large stray dog population found

◘ SOS for Emirates Dogs formed

◘ Feeding stations set-up

◘ Fosters sought and rehoming began

◘ Injured dogs treated

◘ Four safe houses set-up

2014

◘ Local Government lobbying commenced

◘ First private shelter opens in a villa

◘ Rescuing intensifies

◘ HRH Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla grants land

◘ Nonprofit licence granted 'free' with royal approval  

◘ Construction commenced for the new shelter

2015

◘ Dogs are moved to the new ´Stray Dogs Center UAQ

◘ Construction continues´

◘ Volunteer programmes commence

2016-2018

◘ More accommodation units added

◘ Isolation unit completed

◘ Pure breeds unit added

◘ Center fully shaded & concreted

◘ Full drainage laid

◘ Driveway concreted and fenced

◘ Commercial septic tank installed

◘ Volunteer programmes expand