Shelter for homeless cats and dogs located on the site of a former city dump, on a hill outside the village Pirogovo. It was built in 1960 and popularly known as “knacker’s yard,” or simply “booth” – a reference to “UAZ” Service for the capture of animals, settled in the shelter.
In the 90 years it was really a terrible organization. Dog officers were caught on the streets with special hinges on a long stick. And over time, even more horrible way – a shot of the dr*g “Detilen, paralyzing the animal and causing him a hel* of a pain. Frantic half-dead dogs were taken to “shelter”, where a special room was beaten with an iron rod on the head (bloo** while dripping in a special pit), suspended from the ceiling in an iron hook, and then – with live yet – tore the skin. In the photo: The dog looks out from the door of a shelter in Kiev on October 5. (REUTERS / Konstantin Chernichkin)
It was a waste-free and highly profitable production – the skins of quadrupeds were going to manufacture jackets and handbags, their carcasses – for meat and bone meal, which in Ukraine are fed chickens. Total time for “knacker’s yard in her kill*ng about 5 million animals. In the photo: The dog looks out from his booth at the shelter. (REUTERS / Konstantin Chernichkin)
In order to stop the nightmare, which, incidentally, was well aware of the Kiev authorities, Ukrainian and foreign zoozaschitnye organizations have spent a few years. As a result, got their in 1997 – service for the capture of animals was closed and handed over the territory of the society «SOS» for the construction of the first in Ukraine a modern shelter for homeless animals. In the photo: the dog sitting in a cage at the shelter. (REUTERS / Konstantin Chernichkin)