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Nabi story

Nabi means “Butterfly” in Korean. In order to give a name to hundreds of dogs that need to be advertised on the website www.sponsoradog.org, dogs that keep coming and going into forever homes….we should use our imagination and be really inventive!

Nabi story

Nabi means “Butterfly” in Korean. In order to give a name to hundreds of dogs that need to be advertised on the website www.sponsoradog.org, dogs that keep coming and going into forever homes….we should use our imagination and be really inventive!

I called this white, female dog Nabi because I searched for a soft, inspirational name. To match the real story of her life: Nabi was rescued from the steel plant surroundings, together with 2 other female dogs. They all had 3 bigger and 6 smaller babies. They made no trouble sharing the kennel space, from the very beginning. Actually, they made it a habit to nurse their babies together.

Nabi is the weakest dog of all three moms. She is overprotective and extra careful with all the babies, including those who are not hers. Nabi and her puppies would have been most certainly dead by now if she wouldn’t be rescued. In many ways, she lives now a totally different life than before.

There are many female dogs like Nabi across Romania. One of my greatest fears, as a human being, is to be powerless and couldn’t be able to help the ones I love. Many moms like Nabi watch powerless how their babies die. Many of them lost their lives while trying, starving, to hunt something to keep themselves and their families alive. Many got deadly injured in dog fights, tried to protect their babies, or were abused by heartless people.

There is something that makes Nabi’s story special: When rescued, she had a problem with one of her front legs. Usually, these types of problems represent a top priority for our team but in this case, we had to consider that Nobi is nursing the babies and if we tranquilize her, her role of “mother” must be put on hold for a short while.

As always, ROLDA supporters were receptive to covering Nabi’s special needs, which included extra protein, diet food, leg surgery and post-surgery treatment, the sterilization. Nabi and her puppies remind us how important sterilization is. We should also think about thousands of dogs like Nabi that don’t get medical help, or food – they die nameless, hopeless and isolated, treated like garbage by an indifferent society.

Saving a dog like Nabi costs our charity 200-500 EUR depending on the complexity of surgery and treatments required. Help dogs like Nabi!

Nabi and Dana, May 2014

Update: 11 Aug, 2014

Nabi is adopted in Switzerland, summer 2014.
Nabi is healthy and as happy as possible thanks to ROLDA supporters!

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