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Category: duyurular

Sweet Daisy

This is the story of sweet little Daisy, a young dog discovered by chance, abandoned, all alone.  Had we not found her, she would surely have perished.  When x-rayed it was discovered that she had several old injuries – two broken ribs, that had healed with time; in her tender body was embedded several shot gun pellets;  and she required surgery…

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Our Feeding Teams Continue . . .

Here at ARK we are slowly adjusting to the New Normal – but nevertheless, post-lockdown, hotels and restaurants are slow to re-open, tourists are few, and our ARK volunteers are reluctant to leave the vulnerable street animals, that we have been feeding since March, with no daily supplies. Teams continue to visit Adagöl, Adaland, Kuştur, Ladies Beach and Long…

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Here are three more Darlings in need of TLC . . .

I received a call from ARK member Giselle this morning – she’d been out & about and had found two dogs, one with a broken leg and the other with an infected wound – could ARK help . . . ? Giselle confirmed that she would look after the pups during treatment, so I gave her the go ahead…

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Bird Island Farm

pedro

We at ARK have always welcomed and been keen to work with other local street animal rescue organisations, because working in cooperation divides the work load and can only benefit the vulnerables we all strive to help. One recent organisation is Bird Island Farm, located in the hills overlooking Kuşadası and run by ARK Committee Members Chantal & Monika….

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ARK’s Covid-19 Feeding Programme

Every day since the start of the Covid-19 Pandemic, when all hotels, cafes, restaurants and schools were closed, thereby depriving the street animals of their food source, ARK volunteers have been out on the streets and remote places ensuring that the animals have sufficient water and don’t starve. They received special permission to travel when the rest of Turkey…

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7 Km for 7 Dogs

by Deniz Çağlar A year ago today, I swam the longest race of my life, 7 kilometers, from Meis to Kas, for almost 3 hours. But at the time I applied to enter the race, I never imagined how it would turn out to be one of the best journeys of my life. Although I really wanted to swim…

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Kuşadası Belediye’s Video

This is Kuşadası Belediye’s video of ARK volunteers Mehmet Alp, Jane Moulding and Brenda Cassidy on one of their feeding tours. The Covid-19 Pandemic is hopefully now drawing to a close . . . our teams of 20 volunteers, all given special permission to go out on the streets of Kuşadası and the surrounding districts, despite the lock down…

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ARK in the Pandemic

Hungry pup

Even before Kuşadası Belediye’s appeal on 20 March for Kuşadası animal lovers to feed the street animals, which were in danger of starving because the Corona Pandemic had forced hotels, restaurants and cafes to close, ARK already had teams of volunteers out feeding street animals in and around Kuşadası, as well of course as funding the treatment of the…

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UPDATE ON OUR BLOG: APPEAL FOR PEDRO!!

On the Mend

8 May 2020 As you can see, under the expert and loving care of Chantal and Monika, at their Bird Island Farm sanctuary, our Pedro continues to improve, day upon day. He is, indeed, a very lucky pup. 30 April 2020 Today Chantal wrote: Pedro is an absolute love bug. I hear his tail banging against the quarantine door…

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February 2020

February was a very mixed month for ARK – we experienced torrential rain, high winds and beautiful calm, sunny, warm days.  During the month we neutered 87 street cats and one dog, treated 33 sick or injured street cats and 16 dogs.  Our vets bills totalled 22,990tl (which has to be paid in March) and we spent 4,800tl on…

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