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15 04, 2021

ERR: “Spring birth boom increases number of poorly cared for puppies”

2021-11-16T22:17:05+02:0015.04.2021|Comments Off on ERR: “Spring birth boom increases number of poorly cared for puppies”

In a farm in southern Estonia, a sad sight met the animal rescue group. Larger and smaller dogs had accumulated over the years and the elderly owner, who lived alone with the dogs, had also distributed the puppies. The last eight dogs went to Põlva. There were 15 dogs still left at his home, however, [...]

17 12, 2020

Washington Post: “Estonians erect statue and give home to beloved stray dog”

2021-02-17T10:49:06+02:0017.12.2020|Comments Off on Washington Post: “Estonians erect statue and give home to beloved stray dog”

Zorik was never the tail-wagging or hand-licking type. But that didn’t stop the free-spirited vagabond dog from winning many hearts. When the black-and-white mutt, long a presence in a Tallinn neighborhood, was taken from the Estonian capital to the countryside earlier this year to live out his days in the safe and restful surroundings of [...]

6 10, 2020

ERR: “Gallery: Sculpture dedicated to famous stray dog ​​unveiled in Tallinn”

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A sculpture dedicated to a stray dog and all other street animals was unveiled in front of the Arsenal Center in Tallinn on Sunday, which was also World Animal Day. For the residents of Kalamaja and Sitsi, ​​stray dog Žorik was a local legend who touched many hearts.  

2 09, 2020

ERR: “Fox cub-slaying municipal official reneges on own resignation”

2020-12-03T20:47:22+02:0002.09.2020|Comments Off on ERR: “Fox cub-slaying municipal official reneges on own resignation”

Criminal proceedings have been launched into a local government leader on the island of Hiiumaa, after he beat to death a fox cub in the island's capital, Kärdla. Toomas Vannas, administrative head of the Kärdla rural municipality, reportedly said late last week that he was stepping down after the incident, which he said he regretted, [...]

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