Homeless Dog Who Befriended Soldiers Needs Help Getting Home For The Holidays

Have you heard of Nowzad? If not, you’ll definitely want to keep reading. Actually, you’ll want to keep reading either way because there’s a dog that needs your help!

Nowzad all started because of the love of one dog in the streets of Afghanistan. The Royal Marines were stationed in Now Zad, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2006. While the Royal Marines were there to provide help to the locals, they quickly realized that it was more than humans that needed their help.

A New Found Hope Inspired By A Life Of Tragedy

The sergeant of the Royal Marine unit befriended a dog that was being used to fight. It was his sad eyes and unconditional love that created a new mission like any other. That dog received his first name ever – Nowzad.

Nowzad’s love and companionship have fueled the mission of the organization that’s aptly named in his honor. Their mission is this:

“To relieve the suffering of animals in Afghanistan; including companion animals, working equines, stray and abandoned dogs and cats and all other animals in need of care and attention, and to provide and maintain rescue, rehabilitation and education facilities for the care and treatment of such animals with no voice but ours.”

Nowzad Needs Your Help

Once soldiers have left their duty station and returned home, Nowzad reunites them with the local animals they grew to love. Here’s where you come in.

There’s a sweet girl with captivating brown eyes that needs your help getting to the United States!

Nowzad via fundrazr

Meet Kandy. She’s described as a “lover of all foods unhealthy.” Kandy wandered onto the Air Force Security Forces base in Afghanistan and never left. After all, she was smothered with love and attention so why would she leave?

Despite her life spent on the war-torn streets of Afghanistan, Kandy LOVES to play and snuggle. With a little help from you, Kandy can be relocated and given a new life. She already has her warm and cozy forever home waiting to welcome her in Wisconsin!


You Can Give Kandy Her Furever Home Just In Time For The Holidays

Kandy is about halfway to the amount she needs to be able to travel to the U.S. It costs about $5,000 to get her here, but it’s worth every penny! If you’re interested in helping Kandy make it to her furever home before the holidays, here’s what to do:

You can donate directly to Kandy’s fundraiser here.

Or if you’re a little old school, you can send a check to the following address. Be sure to include Kandy’s name so they know which lucky pup it’s for.

Nowzad Dogs NFP, 2770 Main Street #161
Frisco, Texas, 75033, USA

Let’s bring Kandy home for Christmas!

h/t: nowzad.com

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