Approximately a year ago, Russia invaded Ukraine and initiated a war that has resulted in the displacement of millions of people. Unfortunately, this conflict has also led to the abandonment of numerous pets.
As per the images shared by the Love Furry Friends YouTube channel, the poor animal was left tied up and deserted. Thankfully, some compassionate individuals stumbled upon the distressed creature. It appeared that the poor thing had gone hungry due to being chained up.
As they locked eyes with the poor canine, it was evident that the dog had been deprived of a decent meal for quite a while. With his bony frame and protruding ribs, it was clear that he was in dire need of some nourishment. In an attempt to help the chained animal, they offered him a can of food, which he devoured eagerly as if he couldn’t get enough. Unfortunately, the metal chain had taken a toll on his fur, causing it to look unkempt and unhealthy.
Toby, the charming Ukrainian pooch, recently visited the veterinarian for his necessary check-up. Now, he is eagerly waiting to be adopted by a loving family. Our team is hopeful that Toby will find his forever home soon! The European Union has implemented fresh pet guidelines in light of the recent conflict in Ukraine.
A lot of pets accompanied their owners when they left Ukraine, and the European Commission made it easier for pet owners to bring their furry friends with them to EU countries earlier this year. Nonetheless, some officials caution that the health status of pets in Ukraine is vastly different from that in the EU, particularly regarding serious diseases such as rabies.
Sweden has a great affinity towards countries like the Netherlands and is closely following the situation in Ukraine. The Swedish Agriculture Council has provided detailed information on Ukraine’s pet laws on its website. According to their site, there are specific regulations for dogs and cats accompanying their owners who have fled Ukraine. The council reviews each case individually to determine the necessary steps. Their primary concern is assessing the potential risk of rabies in animals and implementing necessary measures that safeguard public and animal health.
It is worth noting that Ukraine is a country where rabies is prevalent, and cases of the disease in both dogs and cats are reported annually. Let’s hope this adorable puppy finds a loving forever home soon! Please share this message with others to help raise awareness.