Killing stray dogs is unfortunately quite common in Lebanon, despite being barbaric and ineffective.

There are several ways to handle stray dogs, one of them being building local shelters or contacting animal services to some professional help. Barbara municipality was among the first to set an example for others to follow by rescuing and adopting the dogs, and now Chouf municipalities have opted to handle this matter in a civilized by setting up a big shelter for these dogs.

You can read more about it [here] and [here].