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  • How to contact?
    Sava's Safe Haven Romania Sava's Safe Haven UK Sava's Safe Haven German Friends e.V For emergencies Alexandra Sava (+40)0766749680
  • How to adopt a dog?
    𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐀𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭 𝐚 𝐑𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐞 𝐃𝐨𝐠 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐒𝐚𝐯𝐚'𝐬 𝐒𝐚𝐟𝐞 𝐇𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐏 𝟏: 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐬𝐮𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐠 Check out our adopt pages for available dogs or cats, or simply message us and let us to find your suitable dog based on your lifestyle and requirements. All our dogs are mixed breed, rescued from street. They are not pure breed. 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐏 𝟐: 𝐌𝐞𝐞𝐭 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐚 Our adoption criteria are available on LINK 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐏 𝟑: 𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 When you have found an animal you are interested in adopting, please complete the questionnaire application 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐏 𝟒: 𝐀𝐫𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐚 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐜𝐤 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐦 Adopters will receive an email notifying them when the call will be conducted. A home visit may be required before the adoption of any animal. 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐏 𝟓: 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 If everything goes well and we feel that the animal is a good match for your home, we will email/phone call you with instructions concerning payments, transport, and continuing care for your new animal companion. 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐭 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬:
  • Sava's Safe Haven is a legal shelter?
    Yes, Sava’s Safe Haven is a legal shelter. It is a non-governmental, non-profit Animal Welfare association in Romania founded in 2012 by Oana Sava and her family. The shelter's charity number its 32908365 and its fully checked and authorised by Veterinary Office in Romania.
  • Are Sava's dogs healthy?
    Yes, all animals in Sava’s Safe Haven are healthy, fully vaccinated, microchipped and neutered. The shelter has a veterinary clinic that was developed in 2015 to help the shelter animals access veterinary care including treatments and surgeries without them facing the additional stress of a 30km journey. The clinic is equipped with a surgical table, instruments for easy surgeries such as spay/neutering, and test kits for rescued animals to check for Parvovirus, distemper, health worms and other diseases prior to entry to the kennel
  • Who are people behind Sava's Safe Haven?
    Sava’s Safe Haven is a non-governmental, non-profit Animal Welfare association in Romania founded in 2012 by Oana Sava and her family, in order to help end the suffering of dozens of animals from the streets. The shelter is located in a small village 30km from Galati City and has been built through donations without any support from authorities or local companies. The team at Sava’s Safe Haven includes Oana Sava, Gabriel, Adrian, and Alexandra. They also have an adoption team and a fundraising group in the UK, as well as a German Friends association.
  • Can I visit Sava's Safe Haven?
    Yes, you can visit Sava’s Safe Haven. But you need to contact us and book a visit even for a day tour or a week of volunteering program. Either way, you will be welcome to come to us! Closer airport are Otopeni in Bucharest. You can also take a virtual tour of the shelter on our website.
  • How to donate?
    Sava's Safe Haven is a non-govermental, non-profit Animal Welfare association. The association is running through donations from our supporters and friends from abroad. We do not receive any local support. 𝑊𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑔𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑓𝑢𝑙 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑎𝑛𝑦 𝑑𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 ℎ𝑒𝑙𝑝 𝑢𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑐𝑜𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑢𝑒 𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑎𝑚𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘 𝑡𝑜 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑐𝑢𝑒,𝑐𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑟𝑒ℎ𝑜𝑚𝑒 ℎ𝑜𝑚𝑒𝑙𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑚𝑎𝑙𝑠. 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐧𝐮𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟑𝟐𝟗𝟎𝟖𝟑𝟔𝟓 Location: Galati, Romania 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭 ASOCIATIA SAVA S SAFE HAVEN COD IBAN : RO45INGB0000999904241038 COD SWIFT : INGBROBU 𝐏𝐚𝐲𝐏𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭 Link to Donation Page
  • Sava's Safe Haven do International Adoptions?
    Yes, Sava’s Safe Haven rehomes dogs in several European countries, including the UK. Every year, Sava’s Safe Haven can see up to 100 dogs rehomed throughout Europe.
  • How many animals are in shelter?
    Sava’s Safe Haven provides a home to over 250 animals. We have rescued over 1000 animals and re-homed them in good homes locally and internationally in 11 years (2012-2023).
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