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 […]

Shelter Workers needed urgently We are in urgent need of help at the shelter. A few staff members left recently to pursue other interests in other countries. We are very understaffed and are in need of help for shelter kennel staff. If you are interested in volunteering short-term or long-term at the shelter (minimum of […]

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 […]

Feeding street dogs on the way to the shelter this morning. We have noticed an increase in dumped dogs again recently. Two older dogs with collars and two younger ones have turned up over the last few weeks. It is heartbreaking to see, and even more so because we cannot take them in. It won’t […]

This poor little pup arrived as an emergency at the house this week. Her back leg was severely damaged, with several cuts infected with maggots. It was swollen and badly infected – and took hours of showering and flushing to try and get rid of the maggots. Diane named her Gracie.         […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]