Category Adopters’ stories

It seems to have been Cat Week!

We start with some very very sad news, our special pup Gracie passed away. She became poorly and was taken to the Pro Vet Clinic in Plovdiv. She had a scan and it revealed her bladder was very swollen. Within 24 hours she had passed away. The vet said complications with the bladder and her […]

Three kittens in desperate need

Three kittens were brought to the house by Tysan’s brother Sacho. All three were in a very bad way and needed emergency medical attention. We could not get an appointment at the Pro Vet Clinic until the following day, so we cleaned the kittens up the best we could. They were full of fleas and […]

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, […]

Why we chose to adopt from Rudozem Street Dog Rescue

2013: Tiny pup Tegan was  wandering around the streets of Bulgaria – her future uncertain.  Fortunately, she and her siblings were rescued by RSDR. 2015: Theresa and Steve Burgess in the UK decided that a dog would complete their happy family. This is how they all found each other. Both my wife Theresa and I come […]

10 life lessons our rescue dogs have taught us

Our adopters tells us that giving a RSDR street dog a home is such a rewarding experience.  Of course, the dog gets the chance of happiness with their forever family, but our adopters say that they too are so much better off for having their rescue dogs in their lives.  As the days, weeks and months […]