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Live from Kathmandu: Nepali dogs

Nepali dogs are often well-treated, especially in Boudha.   There are a number of animal rescue organizations in Kathmandu that do a good job of spaying (not neutering, however), mange control and general health care.

Pug Puppy in Nepal
Foo the Pug Puppy

Foo the Pug Puppy is the latest addition to a rather large family.   This handsome boy pup has 3 young kids to coddle him, but only the mother feeds him.  Some things are universal.

Nepali dog near a Buddhist Gompa
A Nepali Buddhist Gompa dog

This young dog poses nicely against the backdrop of a Boudha sidewalk.

Nepali Terrier near the Boudha Stupa
Nepali Terrier

A well-dressed Terrier mix greets me near the Boudha Stupa.

Nepalese German Shepherd mix
Nepalese Dog

A straightforward gaze from this shepherd mix.

Nepali Terrier gazes at Boudha Stupa
A Nepali dog gazes at the Boudha Stupa


A nice profile shot of my well-dressed friend.

Folk art Beware of dog sign hand painted on metal in Nepal
The Flying Goose by Dilip


Here is an example of a Danger Dog portrait.  Your pet could be featured here!

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If you would like to have your dog (cat, horse, chicken, bunny, bearded dragon, etc.) immortalized on metal here in Nepal, now is the perfect time to order for next Mother'sDay, Father's Day, and Graduation gifts.   I am in Nepal right now and ready to give your pet's photo to 3 different artists.

You choose the style, the color, what you would like the sign to say...

This hand-painted art form is fast disappearing in Kathmandu, as it already has in most parts of the world.   I pay fair trade wages, the artists get to paint again, pet lovers get a choice of three paintings for each commission, and I get to help Nepali artists make a living.   Everybody is happy.   Rescue dogs from America get to rescue artists from Nepal!


To order, please send me a photo of your pet.   I will give it to three different artists, giving you a choice of 3 paintings and three artists will get work.   Each painting is about one square foot and is on metal with synthetic enamel paint.   These can be hung indoors or out, be framed or unframed.

While I am in Nepal, your pet will be featured on the Danger Dog Blog, as I stop into the artists' studios and document the works in progress.

Satisfaction is guaranteed as I accept no money up front.   If you do not like one of the three, you pay nothing, and the 3 artists are paid in full in any case.   Let me know what you want it to say and that's it!

Send your photo to or find out more at

Let's keep these artists painting.

American Dogs = Nepali Jobs.

Hello from Dogmandu!

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You will be happy you did!

Micro-finance through art patronage.    Trade not Aid.



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