This beautiful dog was found on the 11th of February in a town called Goražde. Her left hind paw missing – an old amputation or wound. She also had a very deep and infected gash in her front left paw. She was rescued and named Goraždanka. It is not known how she came to be in this condition, perhaps the recent injuries are from a car accident. The veterinary examination showed that the hind wound was so badly infected it required further amputation. This surgery was completed, and tomorrow Goraždanka will have surgery on her front paw. We hope she will not have to have it amputated too. We have already raised some 300 euros for her treatment and stay in ‘pension.’
This lovely dog above was found in a horrific condition, with a deep, open wound to her stomach. She also has several fractures in her rear right paw. She laid helplessly on the street for some hours before animal activists were called to help her. She was immediately taken to the vet where her wound was stitched up and one of her teats amputated. She is apparently a very sweet natured dog and it was “as if she introduced herself to us, her tail wagging,” said her rescuers. The vet believes the dog had very recently given birth, perhaps just a couple of days ago. Her puppies could not be found. Again, we don’t know what happened to this poor dog.
Another awful leg injury: this dog was found today. The wound is estimated to be ten days old. The infection has moved into the bone and the vet will have to amputate the whole leg. Once again, we don’t know what happened. It’s possible this is the same stray dog that was photographed last year in one of the markets of Sarajevo:
I will have some better news in the next post, I promise.
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Heartbreaking to see….but so thankful that these precious dogs have found kindness finally.
Totally agree with u Val. I can only imagine the love and attention that will now be lavished on these beautiful babies for the first time in their lives. I feel ill in thinking where are the Mummy’s babies.
this is too much!!!! its heart breaking!!!! for God sake!!!!!
We need to bring in a law where animal a users are hung n killed in the slowest most painful death!!
O very much so Bianca!!!!!
will the evil abuse done to helpless/voiceless animals never stop……..sick + disgust is what I feel for what they suffer at the hands of so called’humans’!!!!!!
Also agree with u Barbara, and it will stop when people start caring enough for it all to stop
Um grande asurdo, Deus tomará conta de quem faz isso!!
I AM SADDENED TO SEE THESE BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS SO INJURED FROM ABUSE NEGLECT OR CARS RUNNING OVER THEM–HOW SAD THAT THESE BEAUTIFUL DOGS CATS ANY ANIMAL ARE VICTIMS–PLEASE PEOPLE OF BOSNIA HAVE MERCY–THEY DON’T ASK TO BE BORN INTO ABUSE JUST AS YOU HUMANS DON’T ASK TO BE BORN EITHER–HAVE MERCY AND COMPASSION
Very well said Alice.
I pray that all this evil will end one day. Animals need to be loved and cared for just as humans do. There seems to be a real lack of compassion for both. Please stop the cruelty!
Very much so ReNay. Ur comment was posted on my son’s Birthday, and his wish for a birthday present was for me to put the money aside for the beautiful suffering animals in this country.
My heart breaks for these beautiful trusting loving dogs …how heartless and cruel to inflict such horrors on ANY living thing. All this suffering is too much…. and .it’s about time the EU also joined in by telling all would be members AND existing EU members that such evil will not be tolerated EVER or else! I don’t care how poor a person is or how tough life is ,there is simply no excuse..animals are such pure spirits they give us every bit of themselves,and they are repaid in this way…?.
Suze the love always offered by any animal is totally unconditional not like that of a human whom does place conditions on their love. It doesn’t matter how badly treated an animal is they will still learn to love and trust again in a human however God only knows why, and again why does God allow this horrific suffering of one of his creatures.