May 28, 2020
In the United States, as in many other countries, dogs are considered treasured companions and frequently pampered (more than some humans). However, they do not enjoy quite the same reputation in Armenia. Rampant street dogs and a historically agrarian culture have contributed to the low status of canine-Armenians. Oknooshoon (a combination of the word "help" and the word "dog" in Armenian) is a non-profit whose mission it is to change how dogs are perceived in Armenia. Hear Nairi talk about her passion for dogs and their therapeutic benefits as well as her vision for the future of Armenia, in our last episode of Season 2.