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Puppies in desperate need of our help

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 […]

Devastating news: the RSDR shelter may be forced to close!

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 […]

Silka is very sick – can you help her please?

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 […]

RSDR Dog Walk Weekend – 23 / 24 July 2016

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, […]

Some of our most challenging rescues

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 […]

Our goals – now and into the future

At RSDR we are always thinking about ways we can improve the lives of the dogs and cats in Bulgaria. In the short-term we know our focus needs to be on getting as many adoptions as possible. This is so we can make space to renovate the three parts of the shelter that need gutting, […]

Could you love one of our wonderful older dogs?

Many of our gorgeous puppies will be leaving us this week, off to their new homes and exciting new lives. However, there are still so many older dogs who remain at the shelter, waiting for their forever homes and the happiness they deserve. Could you love one of our ‘long stay’ dogs and become their […]