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Update on the shelter – 4 October 2017

Shelter Update 4 October 2017 On the 3rd February 2017, Rudozem Street Dog Rescue (RSDR) launched an urgent appeal for help after the Bulgarian authorities issued a new law requiring it become a registered shelter. We were notified that, under a new law passed with immediate effect, RSDR was no longer permitted by the Bulgarian […]

What has been happening at the shelter in August?

We rescued Timo We spotted this pup playing all alone at the side of a busy road leading into Rudozem. He is friendly which usually means he is used to human contact and has probably been dumped. He was full of fleas and no doubt full of worms. He is now safely at the shelter, […]

What’s been happening at the shelter this summer?

It’s been a hot and busy summer at the shelter so far. Riley & Lindy In June Riley and her pup Lindy joined us at the shelter. Riley was found collapsed at the side of the road, terribly thin and trembling with fear. She let us put her in the car and take her back […]

How does your sponsor money help our dogs and cats?

As a family-run rescue and shelter, RSDR is entirely reliant on the generosity of our supporters. We are humbled by the interest and concern of people all over the world who donate to help us care for the animals at the shelter and others we cannot rescue (for a number of reasons). It may seem […]

7 May 2017 – What’s been happening at the Shelter this week?

This week we have spent a lot of time going back and forth to the municipality to get the plans for the Shelter building signed by the right people. We finally got the last signature needed and the plans were finalised and ready on Thursday 4 May 2017. This was the last item we needed […]

30 April 17 – What’s been happening at the Shelter this week?

The Shelter is now at full capacity so we cannot accept any more animals – and officials have told us this. There is absolutely no room anywhere – all the pens are full, and all rooms at the Rowles’ family house and yard are completely full. Until we get the Shelter registration through and free […]

23 April 17 – What’s been happening at the Shelter this week?

We got another new addition at the Shelter – this very sweet little girl has been named Lilybelle. Outside a shop where the lads get coffee they noticed a young female dog with two male dogs fighting over her because she was in season (which is probably why she ended up on the streets). Liam […]

Duke’s story continues…

Duke’s story has gone round the world and back and we are often asked for updates on how he’s doing. So here’s a lovely photo of Duke from his adopter – he’s clearly had a wonderful Easter in the UK!

Update on our new Fundraising Goal

Shelter Update 17/4/17 – RAISED SO FAR – €35,263 TARGET GOAL – €53,862 DONATE AT: http://www.youcaring.com/saveourshelter We now have a new Fundraising Goal for our Save our Shelter Campaign to stop RSDR from closing, and so our adopted animals can be transported to their new families. We have received a second builder’s quote, and we […]

What’s been happening at the Shelter this week?

Our recent rescues are continuing to settle and doing well. Instead of hiding, Albert now comes to see who’s playing out. Today he met Alice and Piper who are best friends – even in a group these two are always together. They all got on brilliantly. Little Georgia is doing just great, gaining confidence every […]