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In their shoes: Volunteer Coordinator for Mayhew Georgia Our People
October 30, 2020
In their shoes: Volunteer Coordinator for Mayhew Georgia

Volunteers are a vital part of our team in the UK, but also internationally. We caught up with Mayhew Georgia’s Volunteer Coordinator, Salome, who has been volunteering with us for over seven years! You’ve been rescuing dogs and volunteering in animal welfare for a long time – what sparked your passion to help animals? Salome: […]

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Welcoming new Friends of Mayhew Georgia Stories
October 12, 2020
Welcoming new Friends of Mayhew Georgia

We are thrilled to welcome two very special Friends of Mayhew Georgia into our community, who support our work in and around the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. Every day, we work to create a world where animals are treated with care and respect. We are solely funded by the generosity of the public, and couldn’t […]

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Join us in our first ever virtual event in support of Mayhew International Stories
October 9, 2020
Join us in our first ever virtual event in support of Mayhew International

This November, we’re hosting our first ever virtual event in aid of Mayhew International’s vital work overseas. Attendees will get the chance to join Mayhew Afghanistan Country Director, Dr Abdul Jalil Mohammadzai and Mayhew Georgia Vet, Dr Ana Metskhvarishvili, virtually on 12 November 2020, as they review the last year in Mayhew International’s projects. The […]

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Working to secure safer lives for free-roaming dogs in Georgia Stories
October 1, 2020
Working to secure safer lives for free-roaming dogs in Georgia

This World Animal Day (4 October), we’re asking for your help so we can continue providing life-saving care for the homeless dogs in Georgia. Lockdown restrictions around the globe have had a huge impact on the lives of free-roaming dogs. In response to ever-changing regulations, Mayhew International’s work had to be cut back and even […]

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Life-saving surgery Stories
March 2, 2020
Life-saving surgery

In October last year, a female street dog was brought in to the Tbilisi Municipal Shelter. She had been involved in a serious car accident. Unfortunately, the poor dog had such severe injuries to a hind leg that Dr Ursula, Dr Ana and the shelter’s Vet team had to make the hard decision to remove […]

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Saved from the bonnet of a car Stories
February 20, 2020
Saved from the bonnet of a car

While in Tbilisi, the Mayhew team made an unexpected rescue. Travelling in vet Dr Dato’s car one day, they heard a mewing coming from the engine. Dato stopped his car, pulled up the bonnet and, to his surprise, discovered a tiny kitten inside. Thankfully, the kitten – now aptly named Bonnet – was okay, albeit a little […]

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First person account: helping in Georgia Our People
February 20, 2020
First person account: helping in Georgia

Alissa Johnson, Mayhew’s Digital Communications Officer, joined the Mayhew team on their recent trip to Georgia. She spoke to us about her work at the municipal shelter in Tbilisi. “I will never forget the week I spent working with Mayhew International at the Tbilisi Municipal Shelter in Georgia. It was one of the hardest and […]

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Helping 18 stray puppies and dogs on a US marine base News
February 5, 2020
Helping 18 stray puppies and dogs on a US marine base

Mayhew Georgia – in partnership with Dog Organisation Georgia (DOG) – has helped 18 stray dogs and puppies after they were found living on and around a US marine base in Rustavi, about 45 minutes south of Tbilisi. One of the marines, who had been fostering for DOG, reported the litter of puppies and under […]

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Rescued Bears Update News
January 5, 2020
Rescued Bears Update

We received a lovely update from Nikos at Arcturos, the bear and wolf sanctuary in Northern Greece, where the three Georgian bears that we rescued have successfully settled into their new home. You can read the story of their rescue and journey to Greece here. The three orphaned female bear cubs, Louisa, Mollie and Georgia, were […]

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