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Bardot saving dogs from executioner

French actress and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot has stepped in to help save some of the 200,000 stray dogs roaming the Romanian capital, many of which were to be put to death.

The Brigitte Bardot Foundation signed a contract with Bucharest's mayor and Austria's Vier Pfoten — or Four Paws — foundation to sterilize, vaccinate, then put up for adoption an estimated 100,000 dogs over two years.

"The massive killing is finished now," Bardot, 66, told reporters in Bucharest.