This study concerns the stray dogs’ manning policy from the public-private partnership in Taoyuan County. In order to understand how the public sectors- the central government and the local government-take care the stray dogs; and how the non-profit organizations- the animal protection groups and the profit organization- animal hospital to assist them in dealing with the stray dogs, this study uses the public-private theory to confer the interactions of disposing of the stray dogs between the public and private sectors, and see if any places are needed to be improved from those interactions, alerting the governmental functions.
This study focuses on how the public and private sectors deal with the stray dogs’ manning policy. This study adopts the face-to-face interviews and literature review to understand the connections and interactions of the stray dogs’ manning policy. The policy involves with the public and private sectors, including the animal disease control center, the cleaning staff of the street level government, the Taoyuan County members of parliament who concerns about self-regulations of the dogs, veterinary hospitals, veterinaries, and animal conservation groups. Hoping the public-private relationships have great considerations for stray dogs’ manning policy as the interviews are classified into five sections.
The conclusions of the study are as follows:
The self-regulations of the dogs come down to be the watershed between animals’ management and classification of the public sectors.
The loophole in animal protection executes due to the lack of inspectors and pet registration stands.
The horizontal melting model of the public and private sectors is caused by the officialism in the public sectors.
It’s difficult to integrate with the different ideologies of the animal protection groups and the resources of the public sectors.
It’s necessary to combine with the communication methods of the public and private sectors.
The policy implications are as follows:
1. Taking advantage of the folk strength to make up the gap of enacting laws.
2. The convener should take the main Mentality as improving the public sectors to deal with the stray dogs’ manning policy.
3. The public sectors should assistant the private sectors to build more communication spaces positively.