Hundreds of dogs could be made homeless if debt-hit rescue charity folds

Hundreds of dogs could be made homeless if debt-hit rescue charity folds

Romanian Rescue Appeal saves dogs from a potential ‘agonizing death’ in a public shelter (Picture: Mauro Orru)A charity that cares for abandoned dogs has pleaded for help to stop 800 from becoming homeless.

US veterinarians are helping displaced Ukrainian pets. Here’s what they’re seeing

US veterinarians are helping displaced Ukrainian pets. Here’s what they’re seeing

Geller and his fellow volunteers — who over the course of the next two weeks garnered the nickname the Blue Vet Group because they’d work late into the night in their glowing blue tent — also treated Romanian street dogs in need of care.

Puppies can't contain excitement after being rescued from 'death sentence' on roadside

Puppies can't contain excitement after being rescued from 'death sentence' on roadside

Puppies can't contain excitement after being rescued from 'death sentence' on roadside.Stranded puppies arrive saved Romania in roadside rescue.The two pups, now named Sparkle and Snowy, were spotted by rescuers from the UK charity Pawprints to Freedom in Tecuci, Romania, last Monday.

Ukrainian pets: Government ‘talking to vets to work out how to let refugees bring animals to UK’

Ukrainian pets: Government ‘talking to vets to work out how to let refugees bring animals to UK’

Another campaigner, Dominic Dyer, wrote to Lord Goldsmith: “This terrible conflict is ripping so many families apart, yet we are seeing an incredibly strong bond between people and companion animals that will not be broken by the evil brutality of Putin’s invasion forces...“If UK policy remains that no companion animals can enter the UK with refugees, we could see tens of thousands of dogs and cats having to be euthanised in Poland, Hungary and Romania in the weeks ahead.

Timid puppy rescued from Romania is looking for a loving home – can you help?

Timid puppy rescued from Romania is looking for a loving home – can you help?

Elsie is still timid but is making progress (Picture: Oakwood Dog Rescue)Elsie is around 10 months old and in need of a loving home.Elsie waiting on her new owners to come and take her home (Picture: Oakwood Dog Rescue)‘All it takes is patience and taking on board advice from staff.

Rescuers save lost dog after tempting her with sausages dangled from drones

Rescuers save lost dog after tempting her with sausages dangled from drones

Millie was rescued from Romania two years ago (Picture: Solent News)‘We came up with the idea to hang sausages on the drone to lure her towards the team, as it was high tide and we didn’t want to risk her drowning.

Romanian rescue dogs now get to travel Europe with photographer owner

Romanian rescue dogs now get to travel Europe with photographer owner

Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) were recently taken to Norway (Picture: Anne Geier / )Two former stray dogs who enjoy a life roaming around Europe with their owner have been captured in a series of beautiful photographs on their travels.

Paralysed dog left at the dump never stops smiling after finding forever home

Paralysed dog left at the dump never stops smiling after finding forever home

How Benji was found in Romania (Picture: Caters News Agency)The mum-of-three said: ‘Benji is such a happy boy and he’s actually always smiling.

Dog left for dead after being run over finds forever home

Dog left for dead after being run over finds forever home

Boris was nursed back to good health before being fostered (Picture: Caters)‘He has some issues with his spine from being run over so the charity paid for physiotherapy in Romania before he came back.

Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Reuben (left) has recovered from being in an awful condition in Romania (Picture: Caters News Agency)A pensioner who rescued a dying street dog from Romania credits her new pet with saving her from lockdown loneliness.

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

The puppies were seized at Dover port during lockdown, having been illegally imported from Romania despite coronavirus restrictions in the UK preventing non-essential travel (Picture: Dogs Trust / PA Wire)Six puppies drenched in oil were rescued from the back of a van after they were illegally smuggled into the UK from Romania.

Dog thrown over bridge to die - Romania crisis as pets abandoned during lockdown

Dog thrown over bridge to die - Romania crisis as pets abandoned during lockdown

A dog was thrown over a bridge into a river to drown in Romania during the coronavirus lockdown (Image: PAWS2RESCUE) The terrified pet was saved by Paws2Rescue after being cruelly abandoned by her owner (Image: PAWS2RESCUE)The dog, now called Esther, is in a foster home and will be put up for adoption.

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Caroline has urged owners to do their homework – as they would before getting any dog (Picture: Caroline Eyles)Lady was fostered the same way and Caroline was able to meet her first before deciding to adopt – while with Cody she had only seen a photograph and description before.

Rescue dog with a wonky face is searching for a loving home

Rescue dog with a wonky face is searching for a loving home

She was born in Romania to a stray (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Her facial deformity doesn’t hold her back, as Bethany can eat, drink, run and play just like any other dog.

Dog who was found chained with front legs chopped off now in loving foster home

Dog who was found chained with front legs chopped off now in loving foster home

Tally has no front legs (Picture: SWNS)A Shar Pei puppy who had her front paws chopped off by cruel thugs in Romania is now enjoying a new life in Britain.She’s incredible happy now (Picture: SWNS)Karen had previously fostered another Shar Pei for her friend Gina McCallum, who runs the rescue charity.

Two-legged dog 'Roo' given new lease on life with 'fast' set of wheels – 'Little fighter'

Two-legged dog 'Roo' given new lease on life with 'fast' set of wheels – 'Little fighter'

“We adopted her because she is a little fighter, she is very strong and we love her.” Roo was born in Romania with three legs and then lost her other front one during a vicious attack by another dog.

They look cute, but should we rescue Romania’s street dogs?

They look cute, but should we rescue Romania’s street dogs?

There are no guarantees with behaviour, because you’re working with a living animal Haskal agrees that adopting rescue dogs from Romania has its risks.

Will you adopt this dog to save her from a kill shelter?

Will you adopt this dog to save her from a kill shelter?

Gina Mccallum, who runs Shar Pei Rescue of Scotland, said: ‘We were devastated when Noelle died so we decided to put the remaining funds raised for her towards helping the mum and her litter of puppies in Romania.