Some parts of Bucharest are dog free

Woof! We had to pay a visit to Bucurestii Noi yesterday morning, to Jiului to be precise, and as we emerged from the metro we were met by a pack of four rather unpleasant looking, and ferociously barking stray dogs. They appeared to have emerged from the courtyard of a factory whose gates had been… Continue reading Some parts of Bucharest are dog free

And now it’s hammers…

According to this utterly shite piece of journalism in today’s Belfast Telegraph, dogs in Romania are now being ‘prodded with pitch-forks ahead of being killed with hammers.’ Sorry to keep banging on (pun intended) about this subject, but as long as stories like this keep appearing, we can’t help ourselves.

Hide your dogs, the Romanians are coming

Talk about a lie is halfway around the world before the truth has even pulled its boots on. If you search the #romania hashtag on Twitter at the moment, you will notice that one subject in particular dominates the conversation: stray dogs. Specifically, the search is dominated by desperate people pleading for the ‘Romanian dog… Continue reading Hide your dogs, the Romanians are coming

Hypocrisy is…

When a handful of people in London (a city which does not have a huge stray dog problem) protest against Romania finally taking steps to do something about its huge stray dog problem. What kind of steps is Romania taking exactly? Well, it has passed legislation which will allow local councils to implement the exact… Continue reading Hypocrisy is…

Lovely people and their well-rounded arguments

For those of you not on Twitter, here is a selection of lovely tweets we have been sent this week, for the crime of daring to suggest that Bucharest’s streets might be better without stray dogs on them. The first, from earlier today, manages to accuse us of hating women and abusing animals: This little… Continue reading Lovely people and their well-rounded arguments