The state of animal shelters is reaching an all-time low

The state of animal shelters is reaching an all-time low 1

Animal shelters are going through some tough times around the world and not all of them are well supported. Some fortunate animals end up in a good shelter with staff that are kind and professional. But often it is not the case and abandoned animals end up in facilities called shelters that are nothing more […]

Donations help us curb the untold suffering of dogs around the world

Donations help us curb the untold suffering of dogs around the world 2

While the atrocities against our companions reach an all-time high, animal welfare organisation, Network for Animals (NFA), has been on the ground fighting for the voiceless and saving as many dogs as they can. This is where donations from our supporters have been crucial to NFA’s work. “All our hours could not have been possible […]

300 dogs in Croatia depend on us to survive

300 dogs in Croatia depend on us to survive 3

The Croatian city of Dubrovnik has over 300 dogs, desperately waiting for a municipal shelter to be constructed. This is two years after the recently appointed mayor promised that the shelter would be operational in less than 12 months. The dogs are currently cared for at the Žarkovica Animal Shelter, but this shelter sits on […]

Brian Davies Salutes Mayor of Dubrovnik, Mato Frankovic

Brian Davies Salutes Mayor of Dubrovnik, Mato Frankovic 4

Dubrovnik’s street dogs face another harsh winter, but the mayor is fighting for them. World renowned animal welfare figure Brian Davies has saluted Mato Frankovic, the new mayor of Dubrovnik, for his efforts to create the famous city’s first official animal shelter. “Mato Frankovic personally promised me that if he was elected mayor, he would […]

Winter Is Coming, Dubrovnik’s Street Dogs Face Another Harsh Winter

Winter Is Coming, Dubrovnik’s Street Dogs Face Another Harsh Winter 5

If you watch Game of Thrones, you will know that “Winter is Coming” warns of tough times ahead. Sadly, the street dogs of Dubrovnik – renamed Kings Landing in the hit show – are facing a very tough winter. The dogs cling to life on an exposed mountainside with no secure shelter from howling wind […]

Potential Site for New Animal Shelter Visited by Mayor of Dubrovnik

Potential Site for New Animal Shelter Visited by Mayor of Dubrovnik 6

Positive steps forward for one of the promises made by newly elected Dubrovnik Mayor Mato Franković. Žarkovica, a makeshift animal shelter without electricity or running water, located on top of a lonely mountain above the Pearl of the Adriatic and run solely by the good will of the tireless animal lover Sandra Sambrailo and her […]

It’s Do or Die for the Dogs in Distress in Dubrovnik

It's Do or Die for the Dogs in Distress in Dubrovnik 7

360 street dogs have found refuge at the Zarcovica Animal Shelter, on a mountain outside Dubrovnik in Croatia, where they are cared for by Sandra Sambrailo, a woman many people call the “Saint of the Mountain.” Now it’s crunch time for the dogs We exposed the previous mayor of Dubrovnik for lying about dog kennels he […]

NEWSFLASH: Dogs in distress in Croatia

NEWSFLASH: Dogs in distress in Croatia 8

It’s crunch time for Dubrovnik’s dogs.  Yesterday, voters chose two candidates to fight to be become mayor of Dubrovnik on June 6. One is Mato Francovic, who has promised to create a municipal shelter so the city’s 360 street dogs can have a safe home. The other is Valentin Dujmović, who as head of Sanitat, […]

Dogs of Dubrovnik – we are winning, but really need your help!

Dogs of Dubrovnik – we are winning, but really need your help! 10

I have spent my life fighting for animals and I have learned to my sorrow that victories are hard to come by. Every time you think you have won another battle looms. Dubrovnik in Croatia is a good example; we faced down the city mayor who wanted to kill more than 300 street dogs and […]

Animal care in Dubrovnik- Mayor Frankovic hosts Network For Animals leadership

Animal care in Dubrovnik- Mayor Frankovic hosts Network For Animals leadership 14

The newly elected Mayor of the City of Dubrovnik Mato Frankovic had a meeting today with the Founder of the Network for Animals, Brian Davies and his associates to discuss the question of a systematic and quality care of abandoned animals in the Dubrovnik area. Mayor Frankovic explained the plan of building a city shelter for […]

Join Goran Višnjić in supporting the dogs of Dubrovnik

Join Goran Višnjić in supporting the dogs of Dubrovnik 15

300 street dogs have found refuge at the Zarcovica Animal Shelter in Dubrovnik, after the former mayor tried to close the shelter and sent the dogs to be killed. The dogs do not have proper homes and they are baked by the sun in summer, then frozen, wet and miserable in the winter. Network for […]