The Romanian news channel Antena 3 broadcast images of a mass grave in the locality of Resita, where health authorities have found the corpses of dozens of stray dogs in decomposition. Autopsies conducted on some of the dogs, have revealed that they suffered terrible pain before dying. It is not clear who is responsible for dumping the corpses of the poor animals. Visit the Antena 3 website to watch the video (not recommended for sensitive viewers).
Ada and Max are among the hundreds of stray dogs that had their lives radically changed thanks to STD and its partners, in 2009. To see their pictures press here. To see some of the dogs rescued in 2009 by our Romanian staff, press here.
Libero, the doggie rescued some weeks ago and hosted in our Medgidia shelter, is better. However, the physical ricovery is not yet matched by a psychological improvement. The stray has been scarred by past distress an is very frightened. Within the limits of our capabilities, we are trying to help him recover his trust in humans.