Members of the Suwan family pose for a photo with the remains of Beckham, their beloved canine companion in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Tibor Krausz

Bangkok temple where dogs are given human funeral ceremonies

In the last of a three part series to mark the Year of the Dog, we look at Thailand’s bereaved pet owners who take their dearly departed dogs to Wat Krathum Suea Pla, a temple on the outskirts of Bangkok, where ceremonies and rituals are believed to speed the animals’ reincarnation and boost their karma