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A Better Life Dog Rescue - Saving dogs and puppies in Romania

We rescue dogs and puppies from Romania and find loving forever homes for them in the UK. Who we are? We are A Better Life Dog Rescue Ltd located in the UK. We travel to Romania taking food and


Contact Info

Contact Information

Our postal address is: A Better Life Dog Rescue Ltd 137 Picasso Way Shoeburyness, Essex SS3 9UY Or please use the form below to contact us by email. Please Note: If your enquiry


Dogs and Puppies for adoption

Dogs waiting for new homes

Here are a few of our dogs and puppies ready for adoption. Their name and approx date of birth is listed below each photo.  If the dog is in the UK then "UK" will also be written by their


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Volunteer

Volunteer for us

Volunteering for a rescue can be a very rewarding experience. To know you have done your part in helping a homeless dog go from the street into a loving home is probably the best feeling in the world.


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Donations

Every year thousands of stray dogs in Romania are killed, captured and beaten or just left to starve to death. Take for instance Sky (pictured left). She was found living under a haystack in a field a


Ways To Help

Ways You Can Help

The Romanian winter is very harsh. Temperatures can drop to -20c in some places. This obviously has a serious impact on which dogs survive and which dogs perish. Younger or Elderly dogs stand virtuall


About Us

About Us

Meet the team This is Jason, one of the three co-founders for A Better Life Dog Rescue. Jason is responsible for the day to day running of the website aswell as organising transport of the



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2014 Puppies Calendar


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2014 ABLDR Puppies Calendar

ABLDR Puppies 2014 Calendar. A mixture of many of the puppies we have rescued and rehomed from Romania. A4 sized one puppy per month. £4.99 including P&P Qua


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2014 Oldies Calendar

ABLDR Oldies 2014 Calendar. A mixture of many of the adult dogs we have rescued and rehomed from Romania. A4 sized one dog per month. £4.99 including P&P Qua


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Our Friends

Our Sponsors

Please take a moment to visit one of our sponsors who support our rescue. Thank you. Love Underdogs - Rescuing and Re-homing vulnerable and injured dogs from Romania into the UK  


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Videos

Videos of the 12 pups in our kennels in Timisoara

                   


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FAQ

FAQ's

Many times we get asked "Why are you helping dogs in another country whilst there are many dogs in rescue here that need homes. Well, the answer to that is quite simple really.....because their ne


Success Stories

Faith - Rehomed in November 2012

Beautiful Faith came to the UK at the end of October having spent the best part of her life running around on the streets in Romania. She was caught by a lady who placed her into a yard with many othe


Success Stories

Edgar - Re-homed in the UK 5th Nov 2012

Meet Edgar who has now been adopted by Jennie Davis, the very same person who nursed him back to health and also the very same lady that adopted Jessy. Both Edgar, now called Eddie and Jessy have form


Success Stories

Skip - Re-homed in the UK 2nd Nov 2012

This is Skip who was re-homed in the UK on 2nd November 2012. As you can see he is very contented and loves his new big bed!! Skip travelled to the UK with the other dogs on 28th October and after bei


Success Stories

Hope/Frankie - Re-homed in the UK 28th Oct 2012

This little lad is called Frankie, previously called Hope. This is one of the 13 other pups found in a basement in Timisoara, Romania. He was rescued by a volunteer in Romania and A Better Life Dog Re


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Ari - Rehomed November 2012

Ari was brought over into the UK at the end of October along with 9 other dogs. Having spent some time in foster he was adopted by a lovely family in Southend On Sea, Essex. Ari has thrived since bein


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Chase rehomed December 2012

Say hello to adorable Chase. Chase was found along with 10 other pups at a large shopping centre in Timisoara at just 7 weeks old. He, along with his siblings, were in constant danger of being run ove


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King - Rehomed January 2013

This is King who originally came over to the UK in October 2012. He was rehomed in January 2013 after spending a couple of months in foster care in Aylesbury. King is a funny guy, loves to play and ad


Success Stories

Archie - Rehomed December 2012

This is little Archie rehomed in Wales in December 2012. Originally found at a large shopping centre in Timisoara, along with his 10 siblings. Our volunteers in Romania saw that the pups were in immed


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News

Rescues working together

As from December 2012 A Better Life Dog Rescue and Romanian Underdogs will be helping each other to rescue and re-home the countless puppies that languish in the shelters in Romania. This joint


Zorro Appeal

Zorro desperately needs Vet Treatment

  Zorro desperately needs vet treatment. He was found living in appalling conditions amongst rubbish and his own faeces. His skin condition is treatable but we need your help to pay what wil


Honey

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DOB 26/11/2012 Meet the utterly gorgeous Honey. This little girl is a sibling of 5 others who along with her mum Ellie was found living under a haystack in Timisoara. Honey is approx. 18in at the s


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Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


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You are now one step closer to having a new family member in your wonderful life.


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Dogs waiting for homes


Dingo

Dingo

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Dingo

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Meet cheeky boy Dingo. He is around 17 weeks old (23/11/2013). He will be a medium sized dog once fully grown. Found by a volunteer in Timisoara, Dingo and his sister are now safe in foster in Timisoa


Dingo

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Sindy

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Sindy

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This lady is Sindy. She is the sister of Dingo. Around 17 weeks old (23/11/2013) she is now safe in foster in Timisoara waiting to find a new home in the UK. She will be a medium sized dog when fully


Sindy

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Rebel

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Rebel

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Well who do we have here? None other than lovely little Rebel. This little lad was found in a hole along with his other 3 siblings in a forest by one of the founders of ABLDR whilst on a trip to Roman


Rebel

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Tia

Tia

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Tia

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This lovely little lady is Tia. She was found along with her 3 sibling brothers in a hole in the forest between Bucharest and Bacau when she was just 3 weeks old. She is now around 5 months old (10/03


Tia

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Brandy

Brandy

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Brandy

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This lovely girl is Brandy, she is 11 months old (01/01/2014) and was found in a parking lot all alone at the age of just 5 months and had clearly been dumped by someone. Brandy has the most sweet lov


Brandy

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Cassie

Cassie

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Cassie

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Meet Cassie, we think she is only between 2 and 3 years of age. Cassie was found on the streets with her pup wet and hungry. God knows how long this poor girl has been living on the streets, but she s


Cassie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Max

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Max

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This handsome boy is Max. He is around 5 years of age and has been waiting for nearly 3 years for someone to offer him a safe loving home. He is a very nice boy, fine with other dogs. We think he was


Max

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Shania

Shania

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Shania

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This lovely girl is Shania, she was found alone on the streets, very underweight and covered in fleas. The volunteer took her in and built her up, she has just been spayed. She is around 1 year of age


Shania

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Luluta

Luluta

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Luluta

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This little lady is Luluta, she is around 1 1/2 years of age. Luluta was taken to the shelter as a baby as she was no longer wanted. She is a very sweet girl, fine with other dogs and loving. Luluta i


Luluta

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Amalie

Amalie

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Amalie

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This adorable girl is Amalie, she is around 5 months of age 29/1/15 and she was found with her 2 brothers in a remote part of the village they had been just dumped in a box. She is a typical, lively p


Amalie

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Spark

Spark

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Spark

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Spark is a sweet boy aged around 2 years and is a small size boy, he was found hiding a car very scared of everything, but he is now friendly and very playful. He walks well on a lead. He is fine with


Spark

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Cora

Cora

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Cora

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This little girl is Cora, she is around 8 1/2 weeks of age 20/1/15. Cora was found alone wandering the streets in the snow. She was very scared and hungry. She is now safe but needs a loving home. Cor


Cora

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Jule

Jule

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Jule

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This pretty little girl is Jule, she is around 12 weeks of age 6/2/15. She was dumped at a very young age with her siblings. Jule is a lively typical happy puppy. She will be a medium sized little gir


Jule

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Celia

Celia

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Celia

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Meet Celia, this precious little girl is around 10 weeks of age 6/2/15. Celia was found with her siblings, but sadly she was the only one who survived. She is a typical playful puppy, but very sweet a


Celia

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Hero

Hero

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Hero

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This delightful little man is Hero. He was found a box with siblings, they had been dumped in a field at barely a few weeks of age. Sadly Hero was the only one to survive. He is around 8 weeks of age


Hero

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Phoebe

Phoebe

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Phoebe

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Meet Phoebe she is approx 6 months of age and stands approx 9"/23cm at the shoulder and could possibly be Chihuahua/Jack Russell cross or similar. She is good with other dogs and loves to play wit


Phoebe

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Tegan

Tegan

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Tegan

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This handsome little man is Tegan, he is around 18 weeks of age and was found along with his brother and 2 unrelated girls living in a cardboard box on some waste land. Sadly Tegan and one of the othe


Tegan

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Sheri

Sheri

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Sheri

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This little girl is Sheri, she is around 18 weeks of age and was found along with her sister and 2 unrelated boys living in a cardboard box on some waste land. Sadly Sheri and one of the other pups we


Sheri

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Baloo

Baloo

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Baloo

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Meet Baloo he is around 18 1/2 weeks of age. Baloo was rescued along with his mum and siblings after she had given birth on some wasteland in sub zero temperatures. Baloo can be a bit shy but his conf


Baloo

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Bobo

Bobo

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Bobo

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This tiny little boy is Bobo. His mum was adopted out in Romania, unbeknown to everyone mum was in pup, so once Bobo was weaned he was taken into our care to seek a home. He is such a sweet playful pu


Bobo

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Mara

Mara

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Mara

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Meet Mara our volunteers found her near the side of the road, very under weight cold and hungry. We think she is an older girl around 7-8 years of age. She is very sweet and loving, she never hesitate


Mara

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


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Max

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Max1

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This delightful little man is Max. He is around 2 years of age and was rescued from the streets. He is very friendly and loving and is fine with other dogs. Max can be cat tested if required. He has b


Max1

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Yogi

Yogi

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Yogi

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This lovely boy is Yogi he is around 18 1/2 weeks of age. Yogi was rescued along with his mum and siblings after she had given birth on some wasteland in sub zero temperatures. Yogi arrived quite shy


Yogi

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Maya

Maya

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Maya

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This pretty little girl is Maya, she is around 14 weeks of age. She was left at the gates of one of the shelters at just a few weeks of age. She is a typical playful, loving puppy. Fine with other dog


Maya

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Ralu

Ralu

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Ralu

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This little girl is Ralu. She is around 7 weeks of age and was found alone outside the local vet surgery. We think she will be a medium sized dog when fully grown. Ralu has started her vaccinations an


Ralu

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


Tilly

Tilly

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Tilly

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Meet Tilly she is around 12 weeks of age 22/3/15 and was handed to our volunteer by a couple who had found her on the streets. Tilly is a gorgeous colour with the most amazing eye's. She is a typi


Tilly

Adoption Information

All potential adopters will have to undergo a screening and home check process. This can take between 1-10 days dependant on available volunteers to perform your home check. All volunteers for ABLDR


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