Hunger, filth, disease and loneliness: this is the routine of the Romanian strays. Condemned without fault, most of the times they end their existence along the road, under the resigned look of the passers-by.
This would have been the destiny of Tumpy and Mara, two dogs who entered our clinics last week. Dirty and exhausted by starvation and disease, the two strays have had the good fortune to run into our operators who have saved them from certain death. (more…)
This has been an extremely busy period for the medical staff in our Romanian centers. In the past two weeks there have been many dramatic cases and we can tell by their great number how hard-working and devoted our staff members are.
The first incident took place near Cernavoda, where a young female dog – suffering from rickets – has been abandoned on a field nearby Cernavoda. She seemed to be lying there abandoned only for a few hours and to be rather lethargic when we found her. She spent the next couple of days lying in a cage in our clinic without any kind of movement. (more…)
This time the victim of the abuse was not a homeless dog, but one that was living in a monastery in Tulcea County. The dog was attacked by a shower of darts blown from a pipe that injured him rather severely on the snout (as you can see on the picture below). The nuns, who were already familiar with our work and have known about the centre of Save the Dogs in Medgidia, took the injured animal there, where it was taken into the care of our staff.. (more…)