From the MSNBC Photoblog:
A photographer’s crusade to record the dignity of doomed shelter dogs
Image: Photographer Tou Chih-kang calms a puppy as he tries to make a portrait before it is put down by lethal injection at a shelter in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan. All photos taken in April 2012 and made available to msnbc.com on July 5, 2012.
Over the past two years, Taiwanese photographer Tou Chih-kang has recorded the last moments of some 400 dogs, most of which were abandoned by their owners, at the Taoyuan animal shelter.