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£1,000raised of £1,300 target by 17 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,300 to Fund the treatment and travel expenses for Bella and Rafa to make it to UK Foster Homes

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This page is to raise money to bring these two dogs to the UK to the safty of foster homes. With the hope that they will then find their way to loving permanent homes.

Why these two when there are so many that needs help? These two have a story that has now become close to my heart. Bella was due to come to the UK, but unfortunately, due to her overwhelming fear of people, on the day before her travel, during final checks, she tried to escape and broke her leg, dashing her chances. Desperate not to lose the place already booked for her, the Charity asked me if I would take a dog to Foster (this way at least one dog made it out of the country), I agreed, and 5 days later Wren arrived with us. Those who know the story will know that we then ended up adopting Wren who lives a very happy life with us. But Bella remains in Romania, although her leg has now healed, her mental health has taken a huge hit from being away from other dogs and having no socialisation. Bella has now returned to the shelter to try the long hard road of regaining her mental health to a level that she can travel. This will take intensive one on one work to achieve.

The 2nd Dog is Rafa, this boy is the boy I fell in love with on the site, he is in fact the one I was considering adopting, but due to changes in circumstance and the unexpected arrival of Wren - and the subsequent falling in love with said dog, Rafa now remains in Romania. I cannot with a clear conscience fund raise to get a dog out of that country without making sure that he is safe too.

Now I ask for your help, I have never asked before and have always helped other in the past. Please please, help me raise the money to get these guys to safety.

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    • Jessica Thorne

      Jessica Thorne

      Sep 18, 2018

      Good Luck Emma. Sorry it’s not more xxx


    • Kelly


      Sep 17, 2018

      Happy Birthday and good luck xx


    • Jon Newbound

      Jon Newbound

      Sep 17, 2018

      Great cause and hope you get there.... Oh and Happy Birthday sis xxx


    • Anonymous


      Sep 13, 2018

      Hope you reach your target, love Ali


    • Sarah Boyle

      Sarah Boyle

      Aug 30, 2018

      Good luck Emma. Hope you reach your target x


    • Nina Kenchington

      Nina Kenchington

      Aug 27, 2018

      good luck Emma - sorry it's not more xx


    • Ellen


      Aug 27, 2018

      Best wishes for these two x


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