Bosnia: Desperate situation in the state owned shelter for dogs in Doboj
From Journalists for Animals blog:
August 28 2014:
Animal rights activists visited yesterday the state owned dog shelter located within the Sport and recreational center Preslica”” which is located 12 km away from Doboj. The situation is more than scary just like it was in the previous years – reported the activists.
“The stories circulate in Doboj that there are no dogs to be found in Preslica and that the shelter has been closed for a long time” – one woman said to us. We went to check what that is all about.
It was raining. There was a zoo once, not far from the dog pound, which was now grown over by grass. In the distance, you could see the gate and hear the dogs barking.
We got out of the car. The dogs were barking. First thing we saw are the open doors on cages for dogs that were overcrowded till yesterday. We saw a dog in the small cage at the very entrance. It was barking and it seemed like with its barking, the dog was begging us to save it from this hell. Its cage was full of feces mixed with dry dog food. As it was raining, this food, obviously left by some good soul so it doesn’t starve, was slowly turning into a red stain….
For more on this story with additional pictures, please click here.
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