07 Nov

Important moments 2015


Campaign “Christmas is not only for people” reached its goal!

Lisa from ROLDA Sverige’ board adopted Farina and also transported other adopted dogs home.

A new plot of land purchased to build the refuge for donkeys and horses and expand the large shelter.

First transport of dogs organized by German partners.

Buffy is adopted by Eveline in France.


Volunteers’ delegation from Sweden visited the sanctuaries and returned home with 3 adopted dogs.

Fundraising Gala organized for 3 charities in Switzerland, including ROLDA.

Gala Atout Coeur

5000 Acacia trees planted on the new land, in the vicinity of the large shelter, to surround with a natural barrier the place where the sanctuary for donkeys and horses will be built.

Article about our work in Romania and the sterilization campaign, partially sustained by SPA, in Le Matin.

Article Le Matin Swiss


Visit of the Gatehunder fra Romania delegation.

Visit of the ROLDA Sverige delegation.

Journalists from Le Matin joined our sterilization event, but also visited the shelters.

With the journalists from Le Matin October 2015

Swiss Ambassador family visited our shelters and also the sterilization/identification campaign addressed to poor pets from village, sponsored by our Swiss branch and SPA.

See more about Ms Lebet visit

Swiss volunteers and ROLDA’s veterinaries together with some local volunteers.

Swiss delegation October 2015


Rescue our first donkey, Ben


Repair work at the 1sh shelter finished. As a result, our dogs have an upgraded paddock – clean, cozy and well maintained.

First Real Life room for dogs built in Romania has 3 separations where our staff can evaluate a dog behavior away from the noise and agitation which often a shelter is about.

First Real Life Room for dogs

The rooms still need furniture. Location: 2nd shelter.

Campaign addressed to airline companies to stop the transport of wild trophies.


ROLDA UK became incorporated charity.

The 1st shelter has a new fencing and auto gate.

New fencing

New rescue van has been purchased to replace the van crashed last year in a horrible accident.


ROLDA Germany e.V. became incorporated charity.

4 paddocks of the 2nd shelter need capital repairs. This year we successfully repaired one of the 4 paddocks.

Concrete ditch repaired

Complete repairs will offer high-quality life to all our dogs.

Renovated kennels

Overview repaired paddock.

Protection wall between two kennels

Inside kennel.

This is how a kennel looks now – imagine how lovely it will be when all kennels will have heating lamps and outdoor spaces for dogs’ running?


More trees were planted to secure the natural wind barrier around the 2nd shelter area. Also, additional Paulownia trees have been planted inside the shelter garden.

Swiss team visited our sanctuaries and returned home with 8 adopted dogs.


Four lucky dogs arrived in UK.

Visit of Swiss delegation,February 2015

The Association ROLDA Suisse president ad vice-president, together with 2 volunteers visited our shelters and left to Switzerland with 12 adopted dogs.

Film crew from Sweden, February 2015

A young filming crew from Sweden visit the shelters to create a documentary about Romanian dogs plight. Part of this documentary refers to ROLDA activity.


A volunteer from Sweden visited our shelters and left home with 6 adopted, lucky dogs.