A wide variety of book titles at symbolic prices are offered by Animal Friends VT in an online bazaar to raise funds for homeless animals. The books are both brand new and donated by volunteers and can be ordered on the association’s Facebook page. Since the books are sold out extremely quickly, the organizers appeal to anyone who wishes to donate a book that has already been read to the cause.
Funds raised will be used to cover the cost of treatment for injured dogs and cats receiving medical care at local veterinary clinics. The association “Friends of Animals VT” reminds that the annual campaign “Yellow pennies” continues, through which BGN 1,000 has been collected since the beginning of the year for the treatment of homeless animals
90 homeless dogs from the municipal shelter near Veliko Tarnovo found a home.
More than 90 homeless dogs housed in the municipal shelter near Veliko Tarnovo found their new owners and a home. That is the number of adoptions from the beginning of the year to the end of July. The adopters are mostly young people and families with small children, and each of their new pets is dewormed, vaccinated and neutered.
One of the goals of the municipal shelter is to promote the adoption of dogs. Anyone who wishes can visit the site, located only 10 minutes from the old capital city – between the villages of Shemshevo and Bukovets. Detailed information and photos of thе animals are constantly published on the Facebook page “Adopt from Veliko Tarnovo” – https://www.facebook.com/OsinoviOtVelikoTarnovo.
A total of 130 dogs were accommodated in the shelter from January to the end of July 2022. 354 passed away – all were dewormed. There were 247 vaccinated quadrupeds for the period, 166 were chipped and 143 marked. There are 147 neutered dogs, 63 of them brought by citizens. In the shelter, the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo offers free castration of domestic and yard dogs. Medical procedures are performed in the licensed outpatient clinic. Transportation from populated areas is free. After castration, each dog receives a chip, and the owners are exempt from the fee.
More information can be obtained on telephones 0884201234, 062619502 and 062619503.
The Christmas Market in Veliko Tarnovo officially opens on 1st December; it will work from 10 am till 8 pm and will feature 25 chalets offering various goods. One of them will be called the Charity Chalet of Friends of Animals VT and will be raising funds for a noble cause – the wellbeing of stray and mistreated animals. The good-hearted people behind the organization are setting up their chalet at the Christmas Market for a second year in a row. There you can donate money for the stray animals of Veliko Tarnovo. The raised funds will cover the medical costs for neutering, treatment and medication of homeless animals. You can also donate blankets, bedding, toys and food for the dogs in the Municipality Animal Shelter. Alternatively you can buy cat/dog food or anything you deem necessary from any of the veterinary clinics or zoo shops in VT and just let the people from the chalet know so that they can go and collected it instead of you carrying it around.
For each donation you will receive a small gift of gratitude. The gifts include calendars with pictures of the dogs from the shelter, fridge magnets with cats, souvenirs and Christmas baubles. The Charity Chalet is the first on the left-hand side if you are coming from the direction of the ferry wheel.
The campaign last year was very successful thanks to all the compassionate and generous people who made a donation – 35 stray cats were neutered, 108 vaccines were bought for the needs of the Municipality Pound and the medical costs for the treatment of more than 40 stray animals were covered.
This noble cause wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for Friends of Animals VT kind-hearted friends at Yantra Homes Real Estate Agency who became the exclusive sponsor of the Charity Chalet and its activity.
Австрийски коледен базар в парк „Марно поле“
Tim Clinch, winner of numerous photography awards, arranges an exhibition in a Sofia art gallery to help save the community centre in the Veliko Tarnovo village of Mindya. He bought a house in the picturesque mountain village 10 years ago and since then spends much of his time there. He was made aware of the problems experienced by the community centre, namely of lack of funds to repair the leaky roof.
Tim decided to shoot the people of the village and its surroundings and show them in a charity exhibition, hoping to gather the necessary funds (roughly 40,000 leva). Thus the project Mindya – a Portrait of a Village was born. The author says: ″The job allowed me to approach people and understand their lifestyle and get into their houses. We shot people while they were cooking, while they were preparing kompots, it was just wonderful!″
The professional work of Tim Clinch is related to travel, decor, food and portrait photography and not only. He works for a wide variety of magazines all over Europe and America and has published many books.
His exhibition Mindya – a Portrait of a Village will be featured in the in the prestigious Photo Festival at Photo Synthesis Gallery in Sofia, from 10 to 27 November as part of the Festival for Photography, People and Ideas. Tim Clinch also has an idea to present the exhibition in Veliko Tarnovo.
Image: Tim Clinch
The event: http://photosynthesis.bg/fest/Mindq-fotografska-izlojba-na-Tim_Klinch.html
Tim Clinch Photography on FB: https://www.facebook.com/TimClinchPhotography/?fref=ts
As we already informed you yesterday the Marno Pole Christmas Market in Veliko Tarnovo opens on December, 1st. It will comprise of 25 chalets offering various goods and you can visit it every day from 10 am will 8 pm. One of these chalets will be raising funds for a charity. It will be called Charity Chalet of Friends of Animals VT.
There you can donate money and food for the stray animals of Veliko Tarnovo; you can also donate blankets, bedding and toys for the dogs in the Municipality Shelter. For each donation you will receive a small gift of gratitude. The gifts include calendars with pictures of the dogs from the shelter, fridge magnets with cats, souvenirs and Christmas baubles. The Charity Chalet is the first on the left after the one of Santa Claus.
If it is more convenient for you can purchase dog or cat food from one of the vet clinics or pet shop in VT and leave it there. Then just drop by the Chalet and let the people there know what you’ve bought and from where and it will be collected from there.
The activity of the Charity Chalet of Friends of Animals VT was made possible by the kind sponsorship of our friends from Yantra Homes, Hadji Nikoli Inn and Wild Rovers 4×4 who promptly responded to Friends of Animals VT plea for help.