Each week we try to bring you updates and with every passing week we are getting busier and busier and accepting more rescues!
Since the last update we have seen Dexter arrive in the UK and Snickers and Xena make the long trip home to the USA! We all wish these dogs long and happy lives with their families and we hope to bring you updates as they settle and adjust to the lives of luxury that await them.
Sweet face Dexter
We have also seen the arrival of Chemo, Tricks, Kujo, Libby and Calliou the cat at the rescue centre so you can see than no sooner than one leaves then we get two more to replace them!
Chemo (front) and Tricks (eating)
Kujo showing us how he talks
Supporters have continued to send in much needed toys and treats so a massive thanks goes out to all of those who are sending care packages for the dogs and cats. These packages are much appreciated and they help to keep the animals active and happy during their stay at the rescue centre.
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It is a great feeling to be able to tell you that Fet and Spike made the long journey home to the USA this week and they are now having great fun with their families.
We have also seen the arrival of Brutus, Lucky and Thunder (known as BLT), Snickers and Cujo at the Nowzad Rescue Centre.
BLT are only around 8 weeks old and due to some last minute changes they had to be brought into the centre sooner than was anticipated, they arrived with Snickers from the same camp and she has taken on the role of ‘Mother’ to these gorgeous 3 pups.
Cujo has also arrived at the Nowzad Rescue Centre after many weeks of planning to extract him from Taliban held territory in Southern Afghanistan we all breathed a sigh of relief when he arrived with us! We did get a bit of a surprise when he arrived though, from the pictures we had seen before hand we were expecting a labrador sized dog and he is actually the size of a small horse! He is a real gentle giant and is enjoying playing with some of the toys that have been sent in by supporters.
Snickers, Lucky and Brutus
Gimpy and Xena have now both made full recoveries from their surgery. Dexter, Samson, Delilah and Bear are enjoying themselves doing the things that pups do and we hope to be able to send them all home soon.
What a fantasic week or so it has been since our last update. Patches and Babur have made it home to the USA safely and are now settling with their families.
Patches & Babur Arriving in America!
More new rescues have come onto our list by way of Calliou the cat, Thunder, Brutus, Snickers, Kaiah, Leo and Chemo the pups. Right now we are in serious planning mode to be able to get all of this lovely cats and dogs to the Nowzad Rescue Centre and we will keep you updated on progress. We are still getting pictures of all these lovely new rescues but here are just a few we already have.
Gimpy, Samson, Delilah, Bear, Dexter, Xena, Spike and Fet all continue to do well at the Nowzad Rescue Centre and we hope to bring you news of their homecomings soon.
Xena and Gimpy
Samson, Delilah, Bear, Fet & Spike in the outdoor puppy play pen
Pen is still currently on tour in the US promoting ‘One Dog at a Time’ and the work that Nowzad does. It has been a very busy few weeks for Pen and all of us sitting behind the scenes so right now we don’t have much to report until he returns back to the UK but we thought you might like to see what goes on behind the scenes on a popular day time TV show when they get a former Royal Marine who loves to get his make up done before he spins his dit!
We do like to keep you updated on what happens with the rescues once they get home and recently we have seen the arrival of Brin, Dave and RPG & Santa ‘AKA’ Pedro in the UK. All these dogs are settling well in quarantine and are getting regular visits from their families and are being spoiled rotten!
The USA has seen the arrival of Phoenix the cat, Spin, Lucy, Sheba, Tali and Dutch. All have settled well and are enjoying the high life in the USA living the American Dream! At this time we would also like to extend our Thanks to Rob Cali, Jerry Sica and Kerry Abelow for giving up their time Stateside to meet and transport these dogs to their families once they land in the USA. THANK YOU GUYS!!
Canada has welcome Fifa the cat with open arms and she is also settling well and making herself at home with her family.
Bobby and Tangye from Afghanistan and Winston from Iraq made the long journey home and into quarantine 6 months ago and we are now pleased to tell you they have been released from quarantine with a full clean bill of health and have joined their families.
Tangye is settling in very well and making himself very at home on the furniture, he is loving life in the UK.
Bobby is adjusting well the his new life, as you can see from his picture he is a huge majestic looking dog who is very well loved.
Winston is looking pretty chunky these days and recently got to meet up with one of the soldiers who first rescued him and a fine time was had by all.
It has been another manic few weeks for all at Nowzad on the rescue front. Dave, RPG, Santa and Spin have all made it safely to their new forever homes in the UK and USA. These dogs now have their own sections under the Afghan Rescues section of the website so please check them out.
Fifa the cat arrived with us a short while ago and she has been joined by Phoenix the cat today! We still have Dexter, Babur and Patches with us at the Nowzad Rescue Centre and Tali, Sheba and Lucy have started the long journey home to the USA. We are working on getting Fet the dog to the safety of the Rescue Centre as well.
Rescue Requests are still coming in thick and fast and no sooner do we think we are going to have a quieter week then more requests come in and all is manic again!
On Sunday 19 Sept Zeus and Gabriel from Iraq took part in the Walk to Nowzad. A massive thank you to Paula, Sheila and Brian for organizing the walk and to Kim with Sid and Lisa with Lacy for walking along with them.
Each dog walked 5 miles making a total of 30 miles towards the miles walked to Nowzad!!
Also a big thank you goes out to all the people who sponsored the dogs for this event.