Category Shelter update

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 […]

Life continues to be busy at the Shelter

What a difference 10 years makes! The top picture is when we bought the place 10 years ago and the bottom picture was taken today. 10 years of very hard work, blood, sweat, tears and money. All our own savings that we came with, and the donations sent from the wonderful, generous people from all […]

Some good news from our shelter

Marmaduke Marmaduke, the older kitten that had a very nasty chest wound, is doing great. His wound is healing nicely, he is eating well and putting weight on. He is such a lovely, happy boy. Gracie Little Gracie is home from the vets and doing really well. Thank you to everyone who donated towards her […]

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 […]

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 […]