This week we are going to tell you the story of a successful rescue operation with a happy ending, even though it could have turned into a real tragedy.
Last week we received a rather unusual alert. The person calling was asking us to set free some animals locked up in an apartment from Navodari, a small resort on the shore of the Black Sea.
The owner of the house, a lady leading a solitary life, has been urgently brought to the emergency of the Psychiatry in Constanta, therefore being forced to abandon her only life companions. During her stay in the hospital she kept telling everyone she had a cat and a dog waiting for her at home, but nobody believed her. (more…)
In the spring of 2012 we started a fundraising campaign for the construction of the building that will house Save the Dogs’ new clinic, located right next to our shelter Footprints of Joy. Two years later, we have finally been able to reach our goal: we have in fact collected the estimated 250,000 Euros! (more…)
Another year has passed and the time has come for us to look back on our work and activities in Romania.
The year 2013 has brought us great joy but great challange as well.
The “dog-killing” law has been approved by the Senate in 2013 which shocked us, but didn’t put us down. Now, more than ever we need to find sustainable solutions for the control of the canine population. (more…)
On the 23rd of January, Save the Dogs, together with other 200 European associations, have co-signed and sent a letter to the European Commission asking for the intervention against the savage and ruthless behaviour towards the dogs in Romania.
The purpose of this letter was to draw the attention of the European Commission regarding its legal competence to change the situation, so far dismissed as a problem concerning the “individual responsibility of member states”. (more…)
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