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Adoption Events and December 2015 Results

In the first 18 days of December 2015 BAGIRA group of volunteers took into their homes 31 animals to foster, a few puppy litters and adult dogs are being cared for by the group (food is provided by BAGIRA).

Volunteers foster the animals in their homes (usually small flats) and the financial support is provided by people like you.

Unfortunately,  this month’s adoption events  were not very successful.  The past 2 events none of the animals found their homes.

Look at the volunteers and animals standing outside for hours during adoption events:

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Adoption events are organized by the volunteers who foster homeless animals. All animals are previously dewormed and vetted.

This work cannot be done without your help!

Please make a small donation to BAGIRA group.  Anything will go a long way.

Thank you and happy holiday!

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BAGIRA  is an organization that exists and works directly off of the donations received from general public. All Volunteers and organizers of this group are working as unpaid volunteers and all proceeds go to cover the cost of medications, transportation, food and surgeries. 

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Update – Litter of 8 puppies in the dumpster

All puppies are doing great!

They have opened their eyes and became more active.  2 are fostered by a young Volunteer and other 6 are in a foster home.

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These two are brother and sister. The female puppy is very active and likes to explore her foster home and also chase her brother.

They had indigestion in the beginning but after some needed medical care they are  well on their way to blossom into active puppies. When they are ready enough to be adopted SV group will be looking for their forever homes.

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Sterlitamak Volunteers is an organization that exists and works directly off of the donations received from general public. All Volunteers and organizers of this group are working as unpaid volunteers and all proceeds go to cover the cost of medications, transportation, food and surgeries. 

Litter of 8 puppies in the dumpster

 A litter of 8 puppies left to die by the dumpster. 

The Volunteers is caring for a few litters of puppies at any given time and today we found another litter of newborn puppies right next to a dumpster. They were tossed like a trash to die. All black puppies, 8 altogether, but only 6 survived for far. When the Volunteers arrived to the spot 2 puppies were already dead.

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This is how the puppies were found, in a blanket by the dumpster in below zero temperatures.
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One of the dead puppies was found like this.
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Newborn puppies from the dumpster at their foster home

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Puppies are fed and asleep in their foster home

The puppies are being bottle fed by our volunteers, one of them is a skilled foster mom who nursed back to life a few litters already; she is just 12-years old!

I cannot comprehend the thought process of people who are able to discard a living helpless being like that! But I am happy to see that good hearted people are everywhere and we can help the helpless and speak for the ones who are not able to speak for themselves!

We will be posting more updates about the puppies. We all hope that they will grow strong and find their loving parents.

If you would like to help these puppies please donated via the link below with the note “for puppies”. All proceeds are going to provide food and medical attention to the animals in need.

Thank you!

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Sterlitamak Volunteers is an organization that exists and works directly off of the donations received from general public. All Volunteers and organizers of this group are working as unpaid volunteers and all proceeds go to cover the cost of medications, transportation, food and surgeries. 

1 out of 5 puppies survived

This story happened just before Christmas 2014.

SV group received urgent plea for help about 3 survived puppies (there were 5 initially) on December 24th.  According to a good samaritan, the puppies were fostered by a family who could no longer take care of them and they got rid of them by abandoning puppies in the woods further away from the town without food, water and shelter in below zero temperatures.

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As you can see the puppies were very malnourished and could barely stand on their own.  We do not know whether the “foster parents” (if they can be even called that) were feeding the puppies.

On December 24, 2014 the puppies were brought to one of the Volunteers homes.  All 3 puppies were shaking and lethargic, could not stand on their feet.  IV fluids were given right away.

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This puppy passed away
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Half an hour after the puppies arrived 2 puppies passed away. The only survived puppy was in a critical condition.  After failed attempts to ask social media followers to help with  transportation to take the puppy to the vet clinic, the Volunteer who fostered the puppy took the crate with the dying puppy on a bus and brought her to the vet.

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The volunteer carying the puppy to the clinic.
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At the vet

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The puppy turned out to be a girl. She was given necessary IV fluids and medications. The treatment continued at foster home.

Meanwhile the tiny bodies of 2 puppies who previously passed away had to be buried (the vet clinics do not provide cremation services). In order to properly burry the puppies SV group wrote a post on social media website asking for any volunteers to take them to the animal cremation center (located a few miles away from the town) or dig a grave for them. Nobody responded. The organizer of SV group and some of the Volunteers drove to the cremation center on New Year Eve. The weather was very brutal that day.

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The box with dead puppies was left in front of the animal cremation center (the facility was closed that day)

The survived puppy is doing better now. She is a very smart and polite dog. She can walk around her crate and now goes outside to potty. When her foster mom at school, she is very quiet and uses a pee pad. She also started eating on her own and gained some weight.  She learned how to give a paw and she was named Lapa (which means “paw” in Russian).

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Lapa and her foster mommy Angelina

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Lapa is a shy puppy but we know that when she is all well and healthy we will find great parents for her and she will blossom into a playful and happy puppy as she should be.

This is a very sad story with a happy ending for 1 puppy out of 5! We wished we had saved them all but the help came too late.

Please make it your resolution for 2015 to help animals in need. If you see or hear about animal abuse, please report, stop the abuse and help the animal in need. WE ARE THEIR VOICES AND WE CAN SAVE THEM!

Sterlitamak Volunteers is an organization that exists and works directly off of the donations received from general public. All Volunteers and organizers of this group are working as unpaid volunteers and all proceeds go to cover the cost of medications, transportation, food and surgeries. 

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Puppy hit by a car – Update

We received the news about the puppy’s condition and it is not really good. The pelvis is broken and one of the broken bones is obstructing the big intestine preventing the puppy from defecating. The puppy is suffering and whimpering because she has not popped for a week now.

The vet proposed to have enema done and a surgery to fix the bone after which the puppy will have a 50/50 chance of survival, but we will have to try! Otherwise, the puppy will die within a few weeks.

Right now the Volunteers are trying to give  puppy an enema to help relieve the pain.

We have started the fundraiser for the surgery, food and medication for the puppy (it is a girl as we found out), she will also need to be spayed during the surgery.

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Please help this young puppy live! The surgery needs to be urgent.  Every dollar will count and will go a long way!

Thank you!

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Puppy hit by a car

This week Sterlitamak Volunteers received a message from a lady who noticed a stray puppy crying on the side of the road. The puppy was in the area since September and an ad was created to find him a new home.

She took him into a shed by her house and emailed SV group asking for help. Th puppy was whimpering and could not get up on his legs.
The rural area where the accident happened is 20 minute ride from Sterlitamak, Russia. In spite of the late night, there volunteers to help this poor dog and people drove to the place and took him to temporary shelter, where it is warm (right now the temperature in that area is 14F or -10C at night!!!) and there is food and water provided.

Next day the puppy was taken to get x-rays done and now we are waiting for the vet to come over and assess his condition. The vet clinic does not have x-ray equipment and the vet clinic closes early, so the vet makes house calls for  200 rubles or $4.50.

The puppy is eating and drinking water, can urinate but not able to defecate – he whimpers when he wants to go. The x-ray technician said that there is something wrong with his pelvis and the right thigh. We are waiting on the news from the vet’s visit and will be posting the verdict later.

For now we wanted to start a fundraiser for this puppy to help him get better.

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Bill for the x-ray 500 rubles or $12
Bill for the x-ray 500 rubles or $12
At the x-ray clinic
At the x-ray clinic

I will be making more posts about the puppy to inform about his progress. As you can see even $5 can help tremendously, so please donate to help this puppy.  This is one of many homeless and stray dogs wondering the streets of Russia and we can help, maybe not all but we can start by saving one at a time!

 

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Vita – the puppy from our profile picture, her story

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A few months ago someone witnessed how a puppy was run over by a car on purpose!  The puppy had open wound on her hind leg.

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A compassionate person who saw the puppy crying contacted the APAC shelter asking to take the puppy in. She was a stray and nobody knew anything about her, so she was called Vita (means “life” in Latin).

A few hours later Vita was in surgery for amputation of the injured leg, vets could not save the leg and decided on the amputation.

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Vita after the surgery

Vita now is a gown puppy and she learnt how to walk and run on her 3 legs. She is a happy, easy going girl, in need of her forever home.

Look at her:

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Vita loves people and everything around her! She is full of life and has not given up on people and finding a new home.

Please share her story to help her find a new home!

Thank you!