The donkey we saved a few days ago in Stefan cel Mare, a village nearby Cernavoda, has fallen from a truck or perhaps a cart that transported him.
After being notified, our veterinaries tried to help the animal that was lying on the street, enduring the pain caused by the numerous terrible wounds he had, besides the broken hoof. (more…)
Two years ago our association – in partnership with Foundation Paideia, Foundation EST and Friends of Homeless Dogs - launched the first riding therapy project for Romanian targetting children with special needs. (more…)
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At first it seemed to be a case known only in Great Britain, but the incident of horse meat sold as buffalo meat has reached other European countries, such as France or Ireland. It seems that this ground meat came from Romanian butchers, though the authorities deny these accusations, made by French and English companies. As a result of the incident, Findus has removed from the shelves of the French superstores all of their lasagne-type products based on casserole, which were proved to contain horse meat in a proportion of 99%-100% . (more…)
A couple of weeks ago we received a phone call at the Save the Dogs headquarter from Tulcea County. It came from an owner who could not take care of his donkey any longer, requesting our help in offering shelter to the animal. Winter is a very difficult time of year for the people living in Romanian villages, because they don’t have the means to stock the necessary quantity of hay and they cannot secure even the most necessary supplies for their animals.
We do not know how this man had heard about us, but when we met him we saw that he was a good-hearted and generous person, who decided to donate the donkey to STD instead of selling him to a slaughterhouse (more…)