After a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant melted down in 1986, the area was evacuated and abandoned. So why are there hundreds of stray dogs living there today? How are they surviving? And are they radioactive?

To help provide care for more Chernobyl dogs, you can support the Clean Futures Fund: Special thanks to SPCA International for helping rescue these pups! To help more dogs, visit: You can keep up with Natalka, thatchernobylpup: and Lahna, lahnaofchernobyl: on Instagram!

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