By Deborah Taylor-French
Action Alert for Shelterless Russian Dogs
Humane Society of the United States, HSUS, Olympian Tom Mcmillen says “nyet” to Street Dog Slaughter. You can read the full article on the Humane Society and sign the petition for Russian government leaders.
Good News Video: Russian Man Saves 11 Street Dogs
The good, the bad and the fantastic news out of Russia includes a man who drove 1,000 miles to rescue as many street dogs he could fit in his car. He drove for 20 hours to rescue and adopt homeless dogs in danger being killed by government actions.
Please watch the video and share.
“Igor told the Moscow Times, “I have dreamt since childhood of becoming a veterinarian,” Igor said. “Instead I became an economist and a lawyer, with an MBA. But this did not bring me joy, and I got back to doing almost what I wanted.”
You can also read his story on Dog Heirs.
According to news reports, stray dogs still wander in Sochi and near Winter Olympics event areas. As of February 7, 2014 one such report can be read on ABC Channel 7 from The Associated Press, read more at Winter Olympics: Stray dogs still popping up around Sochi or follow on Twitter: @ABC7News on Twitter