Category Archives: Rescues – A Second Chance in Life

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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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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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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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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One Year After His Rescue, This Dog Can Finally Start Enjoying Life

One year and two months ago, in late August 2016, Save a Greek Stray was informed about a very sick dog living in the outskirts of Athens, Greece.




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Abandoned And Sick – Seven Kittens Piled Up In A Box

It was about a month ago, on October 2017. I was in the main foster place of SCARS, where Katie and Mariana foster about 30 cats in different rooms of their house, making a video on one of our rescues.




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Stray Dog Hit With Trident And Left For Dead Makes A Full Comeback

Stray dogs in Greece have seen it all – and with them, so have we. Every time a new case of animal cruelty becomes public, we are all like “ok, this is a first”, and then another case appears, and another and another, until you are more like “oh, again?”.




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