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Awe-Inspiring Recovery Of Starving Stray Dog Sick With Mange

Leila was living in a military camp in Greece, among a pack of stray dogs. She was getting sicker and sicker every day, but she never received treatment, until she reached a point where she couls barely stand on her own feet.




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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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