'Land of the Strays' is home to 900 dogs and you can visit and adopt them
There's a place in Costa Rica that's home to hundreds of stray dogs who are all available for adoption. It's called Land of the Strays.
The Land of the Strays, or Territorio de Zaguates, is a privately funded, volunteer-run organization in Costa Rica that takes care of 900 dogs.
The pups are fed, bathed, and taken on scenic walking tours for exercise. It's a completely open space, so the dogs spend their days freely roaming around the property. There are indoor areas for sleeping, bathing, and eating.
That's just the beginning of the awesomeness. Not only is this a no kill shelter, but it's open to the pubic -- for free! People can visit and play with the dogs, and while there's no pressure to take one home with you, you can adopt one of them.
Sometimes people think a purebred dog is better than a mixed breed, so it's harder to find mutts forever homes. Land of the Strays is trying to change that. Instead of being labeled "mutt" or "mixed" the shelter comes up with really unique sounding breeds - like The Alaskan Collie Fluffyterrier or the Chubby-Tailed Dobernauzer.
Technically it's a paradise for dogs, which it is - but it is also 1000 percent a paradise for humans, too.