While we continue to work towards our registration as a Shelter, the adoption trips have to remain on hold, and we have no room for new dogs, cats or litters of puppies. However last week some pups came to us, and we just couldn’t turn them away. On 21 February a man asked us to […]

We received the devastating news on Monday that, with immediate effect, RSDR is no longer permitted by the Bulgarian authorities to transport our cats and dogs out of Bulgaria to new homes in the UK and the Netherlands.  Now more than ever we need your help. This terrible turn of events has left us feeling […]

Kula was found on the 21 August 2013. The boys were on their way to work at the shelter when they spotted three young pups at the side of the road. They were taken back to the shelter where they were cared for and grew up into happy & healthy dogs. Kula waited very patiently […]

As always, after we wave goodbye to the dogs and cats setting off for their new lives in their forever homes, it doesn’t take long before more animals need our help. Here are some of our recent additions: Leo Bear It was Liam who spotted Leo Bear searching for food. He was obviously in desperate […]

My name is Silka – I’m nearly a year old now and in my short life I have already known more bad times than good. Now I am going through more tough times and I really need your help. On 22 October 2015, someone from the municipality turned up at the RSDR shelter, asking if they would take […]

Duke was rescued 2 years ago. This is what he’s doing now.

We urgently need to renovate the dog’s exercise yards, and must raise 15,000 Euros to get it done. Can you help? Last Autumn during a storm the fencing in the exercise yards came down. It doesn’t have proper supports. We want to renovate the exercise yards so that they are safe and usable for the […]

RSDR Dog Walk Weekend Mildenhall House, Mildenhall, Marlborough, SN8 2LP, Wiltshire Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 July 2016 Do you fancy joining us for the next RSDR dog walk? A lovely opportunity to bring people and dogs together in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside. As well as the dog walks there will be a BBQ, tea and scones, […]

A lot of the time unwanted dogs and cats are brought to us, and sometimes we see distressed animals in need of our care as we go about our daily life. But a few of our rescues have been a little more tricky… Django’s Story Back in 2013 we were contacted by a few people […]

Without the help of volunteers, RSDR would only be able to rescue a fraction of the cats and dogs that we find suffering on the streets. We rarely, if ever, meet the amazing people in our admin teams in the Netherlands and UK – or our team leader who lives in Australia. So it was […]