Happy story of Musya

This girl was waiting for a loving home all her life.

Musya is 2.5 years old. She was found with her 4 pups over 1.5 years ago on the outskirts of a small village in the Moscow region by a lady who runs a home based cat shelter. There was no space in the shelter for a dog, let alone 5, but this lady could not just walk away.


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Goldy's story

This is Goldy’s story. Goldy’s Mum is a Golden Retreiver who was abandoned or got lost. She gave birth to pups while living in the street. We do not know how many pups were born but 6 were found at the time of their rescue. Goldy was one of them.


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Charity report for January 2019

With apologies for a delay (busy times!) here are our Charity Group’s results for January 2019:


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Meet Cora who just came to the UK

Meet one of our new arrivals! Her name is Cora. 

She is only 2, but she has already experienced being a family dog, then abandonment, then a year in an overcrowded shelter together with 600 other dogs and almost no chance of finding a home and happiness.


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£855 raised for 'The place of kindness' shelter

A week ago one of the shelters we support - shelter “The Place of kindness” - suffered from a devastating fire. The fire started at night. Unfortunately, 14 animals (8 cats and 6 dogs) perished in the fire.

Other animals (there are over 200 animals at the shelter) are safe. Some were lucky enough to have been rescued and the fire was stopped in time before it could reach the others.


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Fantic and Bonya arrived in the UK

We have new arrivals! 

Fantic and Bonya arrived in the UK last night from Russia. Both of them were found at a rubbish dump in Aleksin, Tula region when they were still small pups.

They are now over 1 year old but they cannot find a home in Russia. No one wants them. Until now they were living in a home based shelter (which we help) which is overcrowded with rescued animals. So we decided to step in and help. 


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How volunteers saved Naida

Naida is one of the dogs we recently helped.

She was found roaming the streets and got very close to a children’s playground. Probably looking for food. Naida is a very friendly and calm dog. But some locals called a dog killing service (called “otstrel” or “отстрел” in Russian) and Naida was going to get killed.

Luckily some volunteers found out about it and got there first. 

Naida was placed in a foster home and it became obvious very quickly that she used to be a pet. She is calm, friendly with people, dogs and cats and is used to living at home.


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Charity report for December 2018

Here are the results of our Charity Group’s work in December 2018:

🐾 Project “Shelter support” - we provided food to 9 shelters and 2 rescue groups.

This includes helping shelters “Beskudnikovo” and German Shepherd Rescue Group “Time to go home!” for whom we bought a total of 560kg of dry dog food and 285kg of wet tinned food out of the proceeds of our fundraising campaign on Giving Tuesday on 27 November 2018. Thanks to your help, we raised £2,102.16 on that day (see our posts on 26 and 28 November 2018). We still have some money left to buy these shelters another supply of food.


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Cute video from Kitty

Look at this amazing girl! The video speaks for itself.

This is why we are so focussed on our educational programmes for children. If the young generations understand why it is important to help animals and treat them with respect, we can hope for a better future!!

Thank you Kitty! ❤️🙏

If anyone is interested in organising or helping their children organise a fundraising event for LAPA (big or small), please contact us on info@lapauk.org

We would be delighted!


Charity report for November CHARITY REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 2018

Just before the holidays start here is our Charity Group’s report for November 2018 and some selected pictures:

Project “Neutering” - we paid for the neutering of 84 animals - 42 female cats, 34 female dogs, 6 male cats and 2 male dogs.


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