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Congress Logo 33rd World Vegetarian Congress
Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 4 - 10, 1999
'Vegetarianism is the Way'
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Mrs. Teeranard Chokewatana

The Animal Rights Movement in Thailand - on Sunday January 10th 1999

Mrs Teeranard Chokewatana is the President and Founder of Nutrition House Ltd. Bangkok. She has been a vegetarian for about 10 years and intend to encourage people reducing meat consumption. Her Company factory produces vegetarian food products with a good taste and nutritive quality.

By her love to the animals , she help the promotion of the animal welfare in Thailand, by the vaccination of dogs against rabies and contraceptive methods, therefore the street dogs are not killed. Vegetarian animal foods are also commercially produced by the factory. She also initiated the Animal Welfare Foundation under the patronage of a famous monk, Luangta Buayarnsampano taking care of sick and crippled dogs and street animals.