Dog Rescue In One Of Greece’s Most Hostile And Beautiful Places

Dog rescue for us living in the city is tough, but for the volunteers in rural Greece seems almost impossible. I always admired the rescuers there, constantly fighting against things we take for granted, trapped in societies that seem to be dating back to the 50s.



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Kindergarten Children Paint A White Horse As A “School Project”

It happened on September 27, 2017 in Thessaloniki, which is the second biggest city in Greece. Kindergarten children took their paintbrushes, their watercolors and their ignorance (the latter not their fault obviously) and went off to have fun, painting a horse.




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Stray Dog Rescued Almost Too Late Comes Back To Life

Richard came to the shelter of Save a Greek Stray in July 2017. He was rescued form a military camp, where we lived as a stray, along with dozens of other dogs.




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Cat Hit With Fishing Spear And Thrown Down A Sewer Drain Makes An Amazing Recovery

Being a stray in Greece means being on death row basically. They are in constant danger, and risk being poisoned, ran over on simply subject to the most innovative and ridiculous types of animal cruelty that you can imagine.




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Mangy Stray Puppies And Their First Therapeutic Bath At The Shelter

Mangy, starving and born on the streets, those five are some of the thousands of puppies born on the streets of Greece every single day. Puppies without future, without tomorrow, born in the wrong place at the wrong time.




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Puppies Pose For Cute Group Photo – But The Truth Behind Their Story Is Not Cute

Puppies. Ah (sigh). All fluffy, and happy, and cute, right? Well…wrong. When you volunteer in animal welfare in Greece, puppies are the least cute of all things. Because there are so many of them “appearing” on the streets every single day.




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Dog About To Die On The Streets Gets A Second Chance

Dogs like Lela are such a common thing here, that unfortunately for most of us, she looks like just another one “of these”. “These” are the uncountable dogs suffering from mange on the streets of Greece, and every time (every day) we see yet another one, we just…ehmm… we just go numb.



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