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Soi Dog Foundation

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Real gem on Phuket

Slightly off the beaten track but a must for anyone visiting this part of Thailand. The work they... read more

Reviewed today
Ben K
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Grateful for the opportunity

What an amazing opportunity to meet the volunteers and see first hand what a difference can be made... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gideone E
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Guided tours begin at 9:30 am, 11 am, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm, every day Monday to Friday (Saturdays 9.30 am and 10.30 am), and last about 40 minutes. The shelter is closed to visitors on Saturday afternoons and Sundays. Soi Dog Foundation is a...more
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167/9 Soi Mai Khao 10, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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+66 76 681 029
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Reviewed today via mobile

Slightly off the beaten track but a must for anyone visiting this part of Thailand. The work they do is incredible and the sheer number of dogs and cats under their care was amazing. On a backpackers budget so couldn’t contribute but will try and...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing opportunity to meet the volunteers and see first hand what a difference can be made to a dog or cat who would probably not have survived without the help of the volunteers. If you want to educate yourself or your kids about...More

Thank Gideone E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We turned up late and missed the scheduled tours (and had to go to catch a flight). But, Rachael volunteered to show us around, and what a place! It was wonderful to hear and see all the work they’ve put in, the programs and benefits...More

Thank David J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Showed up about 45 minutes before closing unknowingly. Simon gave us a quick tour which we were incredibly grateful for. This conservation center is easily the best place to visit in Phuket and I would highly suggest donating to the cause or adopting one of...More

Thank Cole P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Soi Dogs in the afternoon 20 Mins from Our Resort. We arrived early before the tour & was made to feel very welcome. They have cold drinks you can purchase as well. Extremely friendly staff. Everyone here is all about the Dogs Puppies,...More

Thank cats2272016
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your lovely comments - so pleased that you felt so welcome on your recent visit! Many of these dogs and cats have experienced tough times, to say the least, so it's great to see the progress that many of them make - your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were on a family holiday but wanted to visit Soi as we have a rescue at home. They couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful and we arranged to visit them for 1 day. Upon arrival we were made to feel...More

Thank LisaLisa5678
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was our absolute pleasure to welcome you, and really pleased that you felt part of the team! With your help, we managed to get lots of additional dogs out for walks, so were really grateful that you volunteered your time with us, as know...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The statistics ,the numbers are just incredible,it's so difficult to get a handle on the numbers these people handle,their work,their dedication is just awe inspiring,we only gave money, people give so much more of themselves to this incredible cause.Please donate where you can it's so...More

1  Thank clydemaz
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Totally agree with the 'mind boggling' description - it's hard not to be in awe with the figures, I know I certainly am! To date Soi Dog has sterilised and vaccinated over 225,000 dogs and cats, and currently have around 1000 animals in our care!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really had a good time meeting all the dogs and cats. I really recommend it! It is a bit of a drive from the south end of the island, but certainly worth it.

Thank Robert C
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Robert, thanks for taking the time to travel up and visit us - sounds like it was worth the drive! Hope to see you back here in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have volunteered at Soi Dog Foundation for 2 weeks. I was welcomed by the enthusiastic and caring staff who gave us an instructive tour of the facilities. I was moved by the atmosphere of all the people that are taking part at Soi Dog...More

Thank Giampaolo D
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's been great having you as part of our team, so thank you for such lovely comments! We have been so impressed by how hard you have all worked - not only have you spent lots of time walking and socialising with some of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a teenager coming from Europe to volunteer for such a great cause, the experience was exceptional. The introduction tour was done by a lovely lady named Yasmin. She explained Soi Dogs mission and how the foundation as grown into an expansive, efficient organization which...More

Thank Rachael C
Rachel A, Visitor and Volunteer Coordinator at Soi Dog Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rachael, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on your experience at Soi Dog. Lovely to see such nice comments about Yasemin and the other staff and volunteers at the shelter. It's been our pleasure having you with...More

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Lucybum
26 June 2018|
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Response from Rachel A | Property representative |
Hi Fiona, Great to hear that you plan to visit us later in the year! It's amazing news about Charlie Peter, he's settled into his new life already! We have probably already contacted you about choosing another lovely dog to... More
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stampy1974
5 May 2018|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
Public transport is very poor in Phuket. A tut tut or taxi is best option. They are happy to wait an hour or so for you as will return empty. As with everything in Thailand negotiate! Alternative is to hire a car for the day... More
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Becki A
14 April 2018|
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Response from Anne L | Reviewed this property |
Don’t really know but I think someone from Soi will answer. Really good place though. They do tours at specific times which they will tell you I’m sure
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