Adored in the Netherlands; eaten in China. But they are ownerless and ignored in most parts of the world : dogs.
Istanbul numbers 40,000 vagrants. A large pack live in the mountains. Turkey is slowly trying to stem the problem. Strays are sterilized and microchipped. Volunteers feed the animals, build kennels and provide care when needed.
Occasionally a lucky is taken to a shelter where they try to reintegrate the dog and place it with a family elsewhere in Europe.