Stray dogs ordered removed from Jomtien Beach

Maybe, just maybe people will be able to walk around Jomtien without fear of stray dog attacks if the city follows through on orders to round up all strays, although it’s anyone’s guess how long it will last once the cameras are put away.

Pattaya officials ordered the city’s dog catchers to get on the ball and round up dangerous stray dogs on Jomtien Beach.

Deputy Mayor Manote Nongyai and other officials toured the beach Feb. 26 and confirmed the many complaints about aggressive soi dogs chasing tourists, defecating on sidewalks and making a nuisance of themselves.

Manote ordered the dogs rounded up, sterilized, vaccinated and placed in a shelter. He also ordered sanitation workers to clean up all the dog poop.