Generally we have between 3 - 4 people on site to care for 450 dogs with no veterinarian support. We all work so hard but essentially we are too few to look after the general cleaning duties, care for the healthy and sick dogs, administer medicine and monitor dogs to ensure their mental and physical well being.
Sarah from UK is the Shelter Manager and Deputy Chairperson. Sarah is responsible for general cleaning duties, feeding, administration of medicines, fundraising, social media and organisation of charity events ie. Craft Fairs and Table tops.
Sarah volunteers 4 days a week on site.
Ella from Germany is responsible for general cleaning duties, feeding, fundraising, social media, vet runs and website management.
Ella volunteers 3 days a week on site.
Hakan Paulsen from Germany aka the Medicine Man, valunteers 4 days a
week to administer medicines, vaccinations ect. Sadly we can only
afford to use the vet for more serious
conditions. Hakan is also responsible for vet runs.
Hasan from Turkey is a full time worker employed by the municipality. Hasan works 6 days a week and is responsible for general cleaning duties and feeding.
Ozcan from Turkey is a full time worker employed by the municipality.
Ozcan works 6 days a week and is responsible for general cleaning duties and feeding.
David, who is based in UK, is coordinating Adoptions for our Shelter.
David has adopted a dog from our Shelter and comes regulary for volunteering holidays to Turkey.