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New Canaan women helps fund shelters for strays in Afghanistan

Marcie Patton, a professor of politics with a focus on Middle Eastern studies at Fairfield University, said that war has turned the problem into a pandemic. “All throughout the Middle East, there’s packs of wild dogs running around,” she said, adding that the war in Afghanistan has prompted massive displacement, leading local herders to abandon their canine companions.

Published in Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time in December, 2010

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