VERY exciting news just in…the 28th April 2015 was a big day for BARC as we received notification that we are now an official registered charity!
We are very proud to confirm that our Registered Charity Number is 1161451 and you can find us on the Charities Commission website.
We never expected to grow so quickly – we had a modest aim in March 2014 to rehome 10 dogs by the end of the year. As at today our total rehoming figures for cats and dogs stands at 160, with another 11 safe in UK foster homes, and over another 100 reserved to join us over the course of the next few months. To now have achieved official charity status is a testament to the amazing support we’ve received and passion to continue to help animals in need no matter the obstacles.
Thank you everyone for your support in making this possible. Watch this space for all the additional opportunities we hope our charity status will bring – more than anything we want to see more happy faces like Lena’s (pictured below).
Because of Easter, transport took 2 weeks off so we had no furbabies getting out of Romania. We have made up for it this week with a BUMPER run – 11 dogs leaving on Tuesday 14 April (our biggest run to date ) Nala, Toby, Opie, Princess, Tinkerbell, Sam, Bob, Lilo, Benji, Linda and Petey – safe trip babies! New lives are waiting.
Linda is still looking for her forever home – if anyone would like to adopt please do let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org x
You may remember Nelly, one of the dogs we reserved from one of the public shelters when we visited Romania last month. Well she’s be harbouring a little secret! We discovered last week that Nellys travel to us here at BARC In the UK will have to be delayed as Nelly is about to give birth any day now. She must have been pregnant when the dog catchers brought her to the shelter. Sneaky Nelly!
So now, as well as Star and her pups, from the same shelter, we will now also have Nelly and her brood to care for. This is a massive expense for us as it could potentially be up to an extra 10 dogs (vets guess post examination) – obviously now that nelly is under BARC care in Romania we will provide the best care we can for nelly and her pups. We are starting this well by sending high quality food to the shelter for the dogs. Particularly needed for Star and her pups as well as Nelly. If anyone would like to help donate to our new mums the girls would be very grateful! As would we as their arrivals were all quite unexpected. Our paypal is email@example.com (reference Mums) thank you! Xx
Lettie’s pups are getting bigger and venturing out. Only 2 out of 8 are reserved so far, and we have a few other litters of pups too, so if it’s a puppy you’re after look no further!