Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Organizer: Dalida Kozlic; animal rights activist and lawyer
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The Story

This You Caring is set up to cover all expenses for pension fees for March 2017 for 45 dogs in March, rescued from the streets by Dalida Kozlic. 45 dogs are placed in large groups in few pensions where prices are lower, but Dalida’s father must buy and deliver food to pensions as well as to drive dogs to veterinarians. Also, few rescues have sponsors who pay costs of pensions every month. Those dogs are not included in this YouCaring.

They need this to keep them safe, fed, healthy, off the streets, and away from the illegal dog catchers.

Dalida is a lawyer from Sarajevo who has been involved in protection of animals for more than 15 years and she is one of the rescuers and activists with most experience in Bosnia. Also, she was one of the lobbyists who were involved in legislating of Animal Protection and Welfare Act in Bosnia, in 2009.

Dalida investigates cases of animal abuse, as well as cases of obstructions to implement Animal Protection and Welfare Act. 

Her activities are focused on enforcement of the Animal Protection and Welfare Act, presenting practical legal solutions in animal welfare area, collecting of evidences, filing criminal reports, and constant lobbying that Bosnian authorities implement the Animal Protection and Welfare Act. Dalida also acts as a liason with international animal welfare advocates.

She follows all activities of police, the prosecutor's office, and veterinary inspectors, in order to prosecute and punish people who torture and kill animals. She also participates in media debates about animal welfare.

The biggest focus of her activities is to stop illegal dog catching service in Sarajevo at the moment. All details about atrocities that happen to stray animals in Bosnia can be read on

More details about Dalida's legal and rescue work can be read on:

Dalida has 100 animals in her care. Number of saved animals is constantly changing due to finding homes for them, but as well as to new cases of injured, sick or abused dogs.

It is important to emphasise that Dalida has 48 dogs and 8 cats at her home. Dalida and parents take care of 50 animals without any help at their small shelter. They only raise funds to buy food for those animals. It is very difficult and stressful for them to take care of 46 dogs and 8 cats every day since they must check the situation in all pensions as well as supply pensions with the food, not to mention and that they drive all animals to veterinarians, deal with administration for animals, prepare animals for transport, take care of sick animals and try to leave a normal life at the same time. 


1) 29x50=1400 Euros
2) 16x35=560 Euros

TOTAL: 2010 Euros + 100 Euros for PayPal fees = 2110 Euros

IMPORTANT:  *For all dogs that are placed in pensions, Dalida must deliver the food to the pensions.
If you want to send a donation directly to Dalida, her PayPal account is: [email protected]
Please just mark that your donation is "February Pension" and confirm receipt.

If you might be willing to make a monthly donation to support Dalida's rescues please send an email to: [email protected],
and we will assist you in making the arrangements.

Please help us to assist Dalida Kozlic, one of the few people in Bosnia who isattempting to make a difference for ALL animals of the country.She has been fighting for the protection of animals for over 15 years, and is instrumental in the fact that Bosnia actually has an animal welfare law.

We are actively trying to find homes for as many of her rescues as possible, and if you can help with this, please email her at [email protected]or via her Facebook Profile: Dalida Kozlic


IMPORTANT: If you donate money through YouCaring or directly from PayPal, please go back to your "Summary" or "Payments Sent" in PayPal. If you cannot see your payment at the top of the screen, please scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on "View All". Then click on "Can't find something? For a limited time you can still use the Classic view of Activity" or "see old account". You will then see "CONFIRM RECEIPT" next to the transaction(s). Please click on "CONFIRM RECEIPT" and then click "YES". Otherwise Dalida will not receive the funds for 30 days.

You can adjust the fee given to YouCaring to zero, just click on the "suggested amount', find the drop down arrow, click on **other**; then delete the pre-filled amount by backspacing, and type "0". You will be redirected back to the page where you "send money", and confirm that the total is now correct, before sending. Please do not forget to confirm the total is correct!


And to find out more about the horrors that strays experience in Bosnia please go to:
In Memory of Vuckowhere Dalida writes many of the blogs.

Thank You for your support.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on March 27, 2017

Posted on March 27, 2017

Posted on March 22, 2017

Posted on March 22, 2017

New pictures and updates on:

Posted on March 20, 2017

Posted on March 20, 2017

My new article on Sandra Jensen's (AWAB) blog In Memory of Vucko. It is about new horrific cases in Bosnia. :( We are facing really terrible situation here.

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