“A few days after the tragedy of Navodari I confess that the temptation not to celebrate with you my birthday was strong.
Yet, together with my collaborators in Milan, we thought it would be like giving in to those who allow such atrocities to happen every day in the Romanian shelters, while proudly reporting the figures of the dogs killed in 2014, as it recently happened in Bucharest and Constanta.
We won’t allow this news to lessen our optimism and desire to build a country that respects its animals. On the contrary, we are even more motivated to continue our battle for civilization in Romania. Which better opportunity then, but my 42nd birthday, to renew with even more determination my and your commitment to the cause of the Romanian abandoned animals?
Celebrate together with me to say out loud that the work of Save the Dogs will continue until things will change throughout Romania.
Last year you have been extremely generous and many of you showed your affection towards me donating for my birthday.
Thanks to those donations we managed to raise the amount of money necessary to start the construction of the veterinary clinic. Today we expect to start the building in a few months, hoping to overcome all the bureaucratic issues.
This year I ask you to offer to the dogs and cats assisted in our center in Medgidia medicines, worming and anti-flea products for a value of 10,000 Euros, half of the annual cost of the supply (in 2014 we spent 19,129 Euros). What do you think, are we going to make it? …
Share this campaign with your friends through the crowd-funding platform Rete del Dono that promotes this initiative and you will make me the most beautiful present ever!
I send you all warm greeting and I thank you in advance for your donations!”
These are images that we hoped not to see anymore, which we thought relegated to the past. Yet a few hours ago a video shot inside the public kennel in Navodari (a town situated a few km from Constanta) started to circulate. The video shows the employees of the public facility while beating a defenseless dog, between the desperate cries of the animal. The most alarming thing is that while one of the workers kills the animal, his colleagues seem to be quite amused by the scene.
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On the 1st of October 2013 the Municipality of Bucharest charged ASPA (the Authority for Animal Monitoring and Protection) to “solve” once and for all the problem of stray dogs in the Romanian capital. Fifteen months later Razvan Bancescu, coordinator of the public entity, disseminates the numbers that should demonstrate the success of the so-called “anti-strays plan”.
From January 2015 our puppies hosted at Footprints of Joy can benefit from an even more friendly place to spend their time waiting for an adoption. In these days we are dealing with the installation of radiant panels inside some of the pens that house puppies and small sized dogs, particularly sensitive to winter conditions in Romania, which easily reach -20 °.