TNR Trust: The TNR “Machine” (or: what we do and what your donations enable us to do )

DOA being the only female in the litter, was able to stand her ground against her 3 brothers. She was eventually adopted by a woman who took her as a birthday present to herself.

Timmy (yes, a girl!) and her 4 puppies were found a construction site. As the pups got more and more mobile and started running around, the person feeding Timmy contacted TNR Trust and we decided to take them away from there for their own safety.

The puppies grew quickly once they were weaned and enthusiastically sinking their teeth into delicious dog food. But getting a mother and pups in is not an easy feat for TNR Trust. Just to give you an idea, the following is what TNR and its volunteers (who don’t get paid!) need to do:

  • Go on site and convince the owner of the dog (if any) to give TNR Trust the dogs
  • Trap all dogs
  • Transport all dogs to a vet for check-up
  • Pay vet bills for all 5 dogs (mum+4 pups) full health check, vaccination, deworming, medication/operation/boarding (if necessary) 
  • Find a foster home for all dogs
  • Ensure the foster family where the dogs are staying have enough food/drink bowls, towels, food, etc
  • Buy and deliver puppy food and food for the mother
  • Requesting the public to donate towards the vet and food bills
  • Do some basic obedience training, socializing and playing with dogs
  • Create, print and put up posters of the dogs to try and find adopters
  • Answering calls from people who are interested in adopting
  • Meeting these potential adopters at the foster home and explaining TNR Trust terms and conditions
  • Doing all the paperwork for adoption and filing
  • Follow up: do a house visit to make sure the dog is settled in well in their new homes
  • Follow up: requesting the spay/neuter certificate from the new adopter
  • Gathering all information and images of the dogs and create stories for social media (yours truly typing here :-))
  • And during the whole process, our database needs to get updated to make sure we have everything on file.

Not kidding. ALL OF THE ABOVE is done by Volunteers who willingly give their time, effort and transport (in case of driving around) to TNR Trust. These volunteers keep on oiling, improving, and maintaining the process. If you are interested in becoming a volunteers, foster family, sponsor or giving a donation, please go to https://tnrtrust.org/get-involved/

TNR Trust aims for Community Health through Animal Welfare, and we work towards this goal 1 dog (or cat) at a time. This is all possible by donations from the public as we do not receive government funding.

And the dogs? Through all the hard work, we were able to find them new homes:

TIMMY (mum) was adopted by a family and she will be emigrating to Sweden in 2019.

TIMMY (mum) was adopted by a family and she will be emigrating to Sweden in 2019.

BONZO (now called “Clifford”) settled in nicely into his new home

BONZO (now called “Clifford”) settled in nicely into his new home

DOA being the only female in the litter, was able to stand her ground against her 3 brothers. She was eventually adopted by a woman who took her as a birthday present to herself.

DOA being the only female in the litter, was able to stand her ground against her 3 brothers. She was eventually adopted by a woman who took her as a birthday present to herself.

GIZA had just gone to a foster home when he was adopted

GIZA had just gone to a foster home when he was adopted

SANDY  (now called “Biscuit”) is loving her new home.

SANDY  (now called “Biscuit”) is loving her new home.

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