What a great week it has been with adoptions at Bogrov!
Not only did we rehome many dogs in Bulgaria, we also had a most wonderful transport to Germany, sending 15 unwanted sweethearts to a new destiny – a life with people who would value and cherish them till their last breath.
We must begin with Batta – a lady who was shot in the chest to be killed and had to have her leg amputated. Thanks to your generous support Batta recovered and learnt to live on 3 legs. She wasn’t friendly with everyone so we were quite worried about her rehoming. So as you can imagine we are very, very excited to know she will be well taken care of in her new German home.
A current photo of Batta and one from her worst days 4 months ago when we took her in
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Katty and Kayla are two girls who would have hardly had any other chance of happiness. Both sweet, kind, loving, but also very plane-looking, noone ever showed any interest in having any of them. We are very pleased the girls will go to a place where they will be special and deeply loved.
Must sound very strange to you, but these two puppies were dumped at the shelter by no other than employees of the municipal company “Ecobalance”. We were shocked at the site, but there it was, a carton of unwanted pups on our hands, no quarantine room for them, nowhere to place them… hese two sweethearts were lucky, that’s all we can say.
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Normally our staff doesn’t pick up animals off the street unless they are injured or for neutering. We are always overflowing with dogs and cats at the shelter and people spend many hours yelling at us why we aren’t picking up each and every animal in need… So, you understand why we are so keen on taking in as many dogs from the public as possible.
So you can imagine what Twitch looked like to be picked up by them… The poor guy was a tiny puppy with skin-illness, all boney and with big scabs all over his body. He was looking like he is just about to die there – sad and miserable. Thats how he came to Bogrov and got the name Twich. Today he is a shiny, furry happy-go-lucky kind of guy. He will be a great pet to the people who chose him.
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Ember is a wonderful girl whom we’ve had since she was a tiny baby. Truly a sweetheart she was not noticed because of her simple looks and remained to be the last of her litter to be rehomed after so many months at the shelter. Congratulations, Ember! You so deserve to be happy!
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Poor Breaker probably got his leg ran over by a car or something of the sort, because he had 3 broken fingers on his paw when we picked him up. He grew up to become a really lovely fellow, sweet, energetic, good looking and very friendly. A long and fun life is now ahead of him!
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Now here is someone we are very excited to see leave off to happiness! Farewell dearest Flea!!!
She was a mother with her pups when she came to the shelter back in 2010. We hoped that her small size and perfect temperament would help her find a home, just like it did for the 5 puppies she raised under our care. But sadly it took us 2 years to be able to find a good place for her. Finally – the kind lady will be loved and appreciated as she deserves it!
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Janka is yet another sweet mother who had all her babies rehomed and waited a long time for her own happiness. The only difference is that she came from Mladost district and was most likely someone’s yard dog before she was dumped with her newborns. A lovely lady as well she will make a wonderful pet!
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Bettany is one very quiet little lady who was practically invisible inside the shelter. Her brother Hawk left for Germany a month ago and since then she was even more sad and quiet. So, obviosly – she had to go to Deuchland as well. We are very pleased she was among the ones chosen – she would be much more confident and cheerful in another more friendly environment.
Some dogs do great in the shelters, some don’t. And Bettany was simlpy not fit for a noisy spartan life. It’s great she will finally havethe possibility to live on her own pace and regime.
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Needless to say what a lovely animal Daki is – her face says it all. Kind, calm, gentle, loving – this is one dream dog.
You wouldn’t beleive this if you had seen her when she arrived – she was a terrifyed, trembling thing that would not let a person come near and would scream in horror if touched. It was only through the great effort and care that the volunteers put in her that Daki managed to lose her fears and became ready for adoption.
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This jewel is Dorothy -an impossibly sweet little dog, she and her siblings were dumped to die as newborns. We are astonished that we still have Dorothy’s brothers – Josh and Kevin. Take a look at them, how is it possible that they are still without homes!?
Josh and Kevin, Dorothy’s siblings who are still in Bogrov
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Beli and Monique are two ladies from Kremikovtzi.
Beli was transferred to the shelter in the summer of 2011 – a wonderful, easy-going lady with a wonderufl temperament.
Monique was one of the last babies we took in September, she is a sister to Romul and Rem. Very quiet and gentle, she is a special little lady.
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Lulu is also one of our shelter veterans. A small and tender little lady whose story, to be honest, we don’t even remember anymore… Was she dumped, was she ill, how she got here… we don’t know. Don’t judge us – it can be really hard sometimes to distinguish everyone from one another and remember each and every dog’s story.
The fact or the matter is that Luly has been with us for over a year and will finally get the comfort and happiness she deserves.
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To the joy of every volunteer who has come to walk our doggies, here comes a wonderful peace of news!
Maskata, or Mally, has been adopted in Germany too!!!
Maskata has been at the shelter even before whe arrived to work here. She is one of these 60 dogs who have lived in Bogrov for 3 years.
Everyone knew and loved Maskata, she was one of the first dogs to be walked every weekend, because she is so good and kind and playful and friendly and perfect in every way! And now she is also a dog with a great future! How fabulous is that!?
Well, that’s it. We also had 5 dogs from Seslavtzi leave to their happy new lives with this transport. As you can see – it is yet another journey where shelter veterans are finally going to a safe and happy future. This kind of journeys we love most!
Kind regards and many thanks to everyone involved in this small miracle! Our colleagues in Germany, our staff, ou volunteers. Hurray for yet another 15 souls saved!