Animals In Greece This Week | Ep5 – Introducing The Puppymeter

Animals in Greece this week started as a crazy idea, and now I am addicted. With more and more stories piling up every week, the situation seems so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.




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How many Puppies Are Really Abandoned In Greece Every Week?

How many puppies are abandoned here every week? Can you imagine? Well, nobody can, because they are uncountable. While we go around neutering and spaying strays, citizens keep producing more and more strays, allowing their dogs to breed and then simply removing the puppies from their mothers and abandoning them somewhere in the middle of nowhere.




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Pit Bull That Gave Birth Chained And Alone Is Now Safe With Her Remaining Puppies

Pit Bulls… poor, sad Pit Bulls suffer so much in the hands of ignorant, disgusting people. For obvious reasons, they attract the worst of the worst and they are treated like killing machines by people bragging about it. While all they need is to be around people and be treated as family members, the “characteristics” of the breed (at least the ones some people choose to focus one) are their enemy.



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Thriving In Two Legs – Dodo, The Dog That Lost Everything

When I first met Dodo she had already lost her one leg, and Linda was struggling to save the other, and her tail. I remember the wounds, I just took a glimpse at them, while Linda was cleaning her, but I just couldn’t watch.




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Syrian Refugee Wins 3rd Place In The Drawing Competition For The Strays

Syrian refugee children living in refugee camps around Greece, live among strays too. They all have their own way of dealing with them, some are more friendly, some more cautious, and some just indifferent I guess.




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In Your Dream, There Is Always A Happy Ending

The feeling when you first rescue a dog, put it in your car and drive off, is indescribable. Rescuers are always positive – we can’t afford not to be. We can’t afford to cry, because the next dog like the one we just lost might be somewhere around the corner.




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Local Reporter Justifies The Horrific Murders Of Stray Dogs In Zante

Local reporters are…local reporters. I mean, nobody is¬†expecting “Huffington Post like” articles, especially by someone who lives in an island somewhere in Greece. But there is a limit to stupidity, and the limit is one: common sense.




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Shot In The Face And Blinded, This Stray Dog Now Has A Family That Adores Him

Shot in the face – this was Morgan’s “reward” for approaching one of us “humans” for affection, on February 6, 2015, in Elefsina, in the outskirts of Athens, Greece.



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Carrying A Bullet Across Europe – A Puppy’s Wheelie Adventures

Shot when she was only a few weeks old, in a village somewhere in central Greece, Nicky was left paralyzed. The bullet remained stuck in her spine, and it cannot be removed, so Nicky will be carrying the evidence of the worst of humanity in her tiny little body for the rest of her life.




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