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Your monetary donation goes directly to benefit the many animal survivors living in GWARP's shelter


Good World Animal Rescue and Protection’s (“GWARP”) is a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization on mission is to save critically injured animals throughout the Republic of Azerbaijan. We rescue and provide sanctuary to dogfighting survivors, paralyzed, disfigured, blind, abandoned and abused animals. GWARP’s shelter cares for over 600 dogs, over 100 cats, and 15 brown bears. We don’t take the easy road and euthanize severe cases - we fight until there is no more fight left. They only get one life to live. Many times, they survive and go on to live happy lives.

Latest Updates

Sean and Gerald

From Baku To Toronto!

Sean, the disabled German Shepherd puppy, and his shelter friend Gerald became Canadians! After a month of hard work and planning, the lucky duo finally touched down in Toronto for their happily ever after. Gerald is an older guy who spent most of his life on the streets, and now he's just happy to finally have a warm home and a family to call his own. Sean is a victim of cruel, greedy breeding. Because of a poor diet, he developed rickets, and his bones became badly deformed, preventing him from moving freely. Now he has a chance at a better life. His family has already scheduled him to see specialists and do everything to get Sean better. We keep our fingers crossed for Sean and hope for the best.

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Five Huskies Made It Out Of The Shelter!

On May 24th, they landed in New York City after a very long, exhausting journey, ready for their happily ever after! This freedom flight took a long time to plan, and we are so happy to see these deserving, gorgeous dogs finally enjoying their homes. We are immensely grateful to our donors, volunteers, and fosters for their tremendous support in this very important mission. June is going to be so busy - please follow our social media to see who we are flying next.

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Milton & His Bears

GWARP Welcomes Two Bear Cubs!

Apart from caring for hundreds of dogs and cats, GWARP is also a safe haven for 15 brown bears, victims of cruel ventures and poachers. Recently, we were called upon again—to save two bear cubs - the sweetest, cutest baby boys who we named Henry & Harry. Their mother was killed by poachers, leaving them orphans. We quickly sprang into action and transported the bears to our smaller dog sanctuary. They have their own separate room where staff is bottle-feeding them and keeping them occupied with toys. It didn’t take long though for them to start getting cozy with the dogs.    The cubs are loving life right now - enjoying makeshift pools crafted from buckets, receiving visits from guests, and forging friendships with many of the dogs. They've particularly bonded with Milton, who has assumed the role of a patriarch, tirelessly watching over them, following their every move, and ensuring their safety. In return, the cubs shower him with affection, giving him countless hugs and treating him like the teddy bear he resembles.

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GWARP's Work in Action

From Azerbaijan to New York

11 GWARP dogs have successfully left the shelter in Azerbaijan and touched down in New York this August 🎉 Their lives are now overflowing with love and care as they settle into their adoptive and foster homes. Some waited patiently for years, and now their tails are wagging with pure joy!


One of GWARP’s biggest highs of year 2022 is Tom - after almost two years of recovering and waiting, he made it to USA 🇺🇸 He rang in the New Year 🥂 in Kentucky, with Tiffany & family. THANK YOU to everyone who made his recovery & freedom flight possible. Please enjoy this short reel of his very long journey from Azerbaijan to Chicago to Kentucky ❤️

Luke is Discharged from the Hospital!

Luke has been discharged from the hospital. It’s been a very long journey for this special boy. It took us three surgeries to fix what koalavet did to him. He lost his front legs due to their negligence.


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Fifteen Bears Rescued

GWARP cares for 15 brown bears that were all rescued from illegal or abusive situations. They are currently eight brown bears that are imprisoned outside a restaurant in tiny cages for almost two decades which all need to be desperately rescued.

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Tommy’s appearance has us speechless. Absolutely speechless. We don't know why people did this...we don't know who did this...but the damage they left behind is almost too much for us to bear.

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We are happy to report that five dogs were adopted locally in Azerbaijan this month. This is great news as they don't have to make the long trip abroad to find a home. Their happy lives start now!

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Bridget & Lizzy are on their way to New York. Here they are at the airport, completely unaware of the beautiful life that awaits them. Bridget has no back legs. Lizzy has one eye left and a surgically repaired jaw. All consequences of being strays on the streets of Azerbaijan.


Chip, Nora, and Matthew are on their way to Canada where their new families eagerly await them. It's very long trip but so worth it. They never have to know the shelter life again.