Author Archives: Rudozem Street Dog Rescue

Great news!

Shelter Update 27 July 2018 RSDR finally have good news!! In our last update on facebook, there was a handful of local people that were trying to get the shelter closed down and they held a protest – see newspaper link http://www.otzvuk.bg/protest-pred-oblastnata-uprava-v-smolyan-zaradi-priyut-za-kucheta/ The Executive Director of BFSA (Bulgarian Food Safety Agency), came to Rudozem because […]

Updates on our shelter

Here are the latest updates on the shelter: 18 April 2018 The project for the shelter renovations has been approved by all authorities. Unfortunately we have been told that all renovations have to be done and approved before we will get registration. Over the past year different authorities have added their own demands which has […]

News you may have missed…

Shelter Updates To see all updates on the shelter registration progress please go to¬†https://www.youcaring.com/saveourshelter We continue our work feeding animals living on the streets 9 September 2017 – A family of feral street cats we feed near the shelter. There are usually twelve of them. Seven in the picture, two just out of view and […]

New cats and dogs rescued August to November 2017

We thought you might like to know more about the cats and dogs we rescued from August to November this year: Sunny 30 November 2017 Driving back from the shelter I noticed cars in both directions avoiding something in the road. As I got near I saw this little one sat in the middle of […]

Please sign our petition – show your support for RSDR

Rudozem Street Dog Rescue (RSDR) now has a lawyer who is advising us regarding our application for registration and we have had meetings with the lawyer and the mayor. In other news, RSDR has now started a petition where we would like supporters to show their support, and how important it is for RSDR to […]

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 […]