Tag Archives: animal adoption

Duke’s story continues: from Shelter to happy ever after

Remember back in June, we discovered Duke chained to a trailer and left to die?  His only food and water was thrown at him by passers-by and his front legs were desperately deformed by sadistic mistreatment. We have been blown away by the love and the support that people have shown him in his long […]

It’s raining cats and dogs – 6 rescues in one day

The 15th July started like pretty much any other day, but it certainly didn’t end that way. Rescue number 1 We woke up very early to the sound of the various dogs staying with us welcoming the day – in other words, barking their heads off!  We know all of our charges intimately – most of […]

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 […]

Laura’s story – from starvation to safety

***Update: Laura has finally found her happiness. She went on the adoption bus in February 2015 to her forever family in the Netherlands. We are so incredibly happy for her.*** Meet Laura – she is a very special dog.  She beat death, surviving in terrible circumstances before we brought her to the shelter in 2011.  […]

Ragnar’s story – from street to safety

Once again this week, the Rowles were faced with the harsh realities of life on the street for dogs in Bulgaria when Tony found this poor boy in the town on Thursday.  Diane tells his story: “The dog was staggering about, covered in puncture wounds which were full of maggots.  When Tony approached him, the dog […]

Rehoming a Bulgarian rescue dog – the adopters’ stories

So you’ve found the Rudozem Street Dog Rescue, you’ve fallen in love with one of our dogs and decided to adopt.  Then you’ve gone through our adoption process and received your adoption papers. Now all that’s left is to wait for your new arrival.  Here is how three of our adopters found themselves anticipating the […]

Khaleesi’s Story – her first week at RSDR

Read the first part of Khaleesi’s story – from street to safety. Little did we know when we found Khaleesi on Monday last week that her rescue would sound a chord in so many people. Her story has gone around the world – from Hawaii to Australia and so many places in between. We are […]

Why adopt a dog from Bulgaria?

Why would anyone adopt a dog or cat from Bulgaria when there are so many animals in this country looking for a home? This is a question which we and our adopters are frequently asked, and which you may be wondering if you are considering rehoming a dog or a cat. If you have any […]