Category Archives: Charity News

Donations collected for shelters in Bulgaria

We have been kindly donated dog beds, bedding, food and treats for the dogs in Bulgaria and will have a full van load going back to Bulgaria shortly. These donations will be distributed between various shelters in Bulgaria and also given to villagers who get their animals neutered. 

Musings for 2013

As 2013 draws to a close we take a look back at the dogs we have fostered and helped over the year and the new direction TwitchyNoses is going to be taking in the future. Over the summer of 2013 we fostered several dogs personally, some long term as they required a lot of veterinary read more »

42 Dogs rehomed and one cat so far….

So we have finally arrived back in Bulgaria after a nightmare of a journey. We decided this winter to sell our apartment in France and close down our business there so we could spend more time in Bulgaria and concentrate more on the charity. So we completed on our house sale at the start of read more »

Second attempt to visit dogs at Municipality shelter

On Friday 15th June we again tried to visit the dogs at the Stara Zagora municipality shelter but the lady who “works” there and I say “works” in the loosest of meanings, was not there. There was just a note saying she would be back in an hour. Whilst we could not get inside yet read more »

Visit to Stara Zagora Isolator

On 31st May 2012 Rachel and Pete met with Iva after she had finished work. Our first port of call was to collect a puppy at the bus station that had been sent from Sofia. Then we met with Cvety and went to the Stara Zagora municipality shelter. You would never find this place if read more »

What’s Been Happening….

Well the bitterly cold spell in Bulgaria is over. However each new day brings new challenges for the shelters. Animal-SOS have been busy doing building work at the sanctuary at Cherno More, getting the cat house ready and other enclosures. Meanwhile Kazanlak shelter have been dealing with a large number of medical emergencies and nasty read more »

Bank Account & Paypal Account

We now have our own paypal account using email admin@twitchynoses.org. Unfortunately paypal will not recognise us as a charity as we do not have official charity commission registration as not required for UK charities that make under £5000 a year. So this means that for each donation we receive we lose around £0.40 in paypal read more »