From Shadows To Life – The Dog That Thrived Against All Odds

There’s little I can say about Shadow anymore, it’s all in this video. When adopted dogs are being returned within a couple of days with stupid excuses like “it chewed my shoes” etc, this adoption is a triumph for all of us rescuers, and for all the dogs who have been wronged in the past, and who will be wronged in the future.




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Animals in Greece this week | Episode 19

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 is so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.




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Stray Dog Hit By Car Makes A Full Recovery

Ioli was one of the many (too many really) stray dogs that roam the streets of Greece every day. All of them are basically on death row. If a car doesn’t kill them, a poisoned burger will, or hunger, starvation, disease.




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Animals In Greece This Week | Episode 18

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 is so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.




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Municipal Vet Fired After Sabotaging Free Sterilizations For Strays Insists That She Was Doing Her Job

Ok, first of all I am not a journalist, so writing posts like this one is for me a headache. Now that I have apologized, I’ll get straight to the point.




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The Scars In A Dog’s Head – Jenny’s Story

Jenny was found by a woman in a small town, hiding behind a car, with a huge spear penetrating her skull. She was probably one of the millions of stray dogs, surviving on the streets of Greece every day.




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Stray Dog Goes Form Begging On The Streets To A Loving Home

Stray dogs like Bozo make my heart melt. You know there are so many stray dogs here, that you can find all the characters you can imagine. Friendly, reluctant, protective, indifferent, fearful, feral, independent, carefree. And then there are the dogs like Bozo – all it takes is one look from you and they will follow you around like you are their human, obey you and trust you and stay by your side, even if it’s the first time they meet you.



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Senior Dog Abandoned On The Streets Is Trying To Get Her Life back

Nothing is more sad than senior animals being abandoned. And in Greece abandonment means “here’s the street/ off you go/ figure out how to survive”. Can you imagine? After living their entire lives protected, suddenly they need to figure out how to find food and shelter, and the worst thing is that they never know that they were abandoned.




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