HERA TEACHES US THAT

HER BEAUTY IS NOT ONLY SKIN DEEP…

img_0720-heraHERA was found on the streets. Her entire body was covered in tar that had matted her fur and even oozed deep to her skin. We can’t imagine the pain she had suffered…well, to be honest, we don’t want to imagine.

 

From the texture of her fur and skin, we believe Hera had been in this condition for weeks. It’s a miracle that she managed to survive. We had to wash her with oil to remove the tar, dirt, and dead skin before we could begin to treat her with medicated baths and antibiotics. She is in poor health, but our hope is that she will pull through.

 

Thanks to our veterinarian, Andrei, and our amazing Rescue Team, Hera is making good progress. Her recovery will take some time, but we have faith that she will overcome her tragic past and will be a loving, faithful, and grateful companion to a lucky family one day!

As you read these lines, please be as generous as you can for thousands of homeless dogs who are suffering.

“Hera felt Hell consume her entire body. The flaming hot tar seeped through her fur until it began to burn her flesh. She was extremely scared and in insufferable agony. I can’t describe
how much she had to endure. I don’t even want to imagine. But Hera is a tough girl, and the worst is already behind her, and for all of us here at ROLDA. Of course, she needs time to heal both her external and emotional wounds, and our ROLDA team is here to make sure that Hera gets the best medical care and that she will never suffer again. Thank you all for helping us save dogs like Hera.”

Dana Costin, ROLDA Founder

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Why sponsor a pet with a low-income family in Romania? Galati is one of the poorest regions in Romania. The average monthly income is 200 EUR a month. That extremely insuffi...

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What is a Flight to Freedom ticket? Many ROLDA dogs get adopted in countries outside of Romania, especially in other parts of Europe. Usually, to transport dogs to countries like Swed...

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Why sponsor to have a ROLDA dog vaccinated? In Galati, Romania, there are an estimated 20,000 stray dogs roaming the streets. Sadly, ROLDA can only house 650 dogs in its shelters at ...

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SPONSOR A TREES PACK (9 EUR)

Why sponsor a ROLDA tree? After the rough winter we had here in Galati in 2014, we decided to plant a natural barrier around our shelters using trees (specifically Paulownia trees) t...

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SPONSOR A DOG (200 EUR)

Why sponsor a ROLDA dog? By sponsoring a beautiful rescue dog from our shelters in Galati, Romania, you are showing support to homeless and abandoned animals in desperate need of hel...

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SPONSOR FOR RUNNING SPACES (300 EUR)

Why sponsor for running spaces at ROLDA? The majority of the dogs we rescue have experienced many traumatic moments that, sadly, have severely affected their mental health. With reha...

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SPONSOR FOR A PLACE OF RECOVERY (250 EUR)

Why sponsor a place where a ROLDA can recover from an injury or surgery? In Galati, Romania, there are an estimated 20,000 stray dogs roaming the streets. Sadly, ROLDA can only house...

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SPONSOR OUR WILD HABITAT (30 EUR)

What is ROLDA's Wild Habitat? ROLDA's wild habitat is a natural enclosed environmental structure that will give dogs free space to do run and do all kinds of activities. W...

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SPONSOR THEM ALL (25 EUR)

Why Sponsor Them All? How can you sponsor all 650 ROLDA dogs with 25 euros? Well, one person can't, but if we all gave 25 e...

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Why sponsor for a ROLDA dog to visit a vet? While living on the streets, stray dogs are exposed to many harmful elements including malnutrition, diseases, injuries, and disabilities....

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