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Welfare Of Our Friends (WOOF) is a service initiative that aims to raise awareness about issues regarding Soi Dogs in Thailand. At WOOF, we work alongside the Soi Dog Foundation and Pic-A-Pet 4 home to improve the livelihood of homeless, neglected and abused dogs in Thailand.

Our Profile


Which UN Sustainable Development Goals Do We Support?

To provide a clear context for the aims of service groups at NIST, we align our projects to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The SDGs work in the spirit of partnership and pragmatism to make the right choices now to improve life, in a sustainable way, for future generations.” This NIST group supports the following goals:

Key Contacts & Experts

Are you interested in learning more about this group? Contact one of the team members to discover ways that you can become involved.

Ashling D.

Ashling D.

Student Leader

Valerie J.

Valerie J.

Student Leader

Sustainability & Transparency

All NIST service groups are held to our community’s high standards and values: integrity, caring, community and growth.

Funds Raised (THB)

Amount of money we raise Auction

Long-Term Goals

  1. To provide dogs in shelters with resources needed for the betterment of their livelihoods through organizations such as Soi Dog Foundation and Pic-A-Pet 4 home.
  2. To raise awareness about the issue regarding neglect and mistreatment of soi dogs in Bangkok.
  3. To find Soi Dogs shelter in Bangkok.
  4. To possibly, in the future, have a larger bond with Pic-A-Pet 4 Home and have more frequent volunteering programs.


Expenses Breakdown

95% of all funds and resources raised have been directly funneled to the beneficiary communities.

Find Resources

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Visit the Welfare Of Our Friends (WOOF) website to learn more about our group, see photos from our archives and read the latest updates about our activities.

Contact us to learn how you can support this NIST service group. Whether you wish to donate, offer your expertise, provide resources or more, get in touch!