Category Archives: Rescues – A Second Chance in Life

Blind Rescued Akita Loses His Family For The Second Time

Blind, skinny and abandoned on the streets (!)… He was found on May 2015 in southern suburb of Athens, Greece. Can you imagine being blind and having to figure out how to find food and shelter? How to survive on the streets, when all you see is darkness?




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Sick Stray Puppy Grows Up To Be A Stunning Dog

Sick, hungry, and desperate, Emma was found wandering the streets of Athens, Greece, along with her mum and her three siblings. Their mother, a shepherd stray dog, had given birth on the streets, and the family was struggling to stay alive until rescuers got to them.



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Long Way To Recovery For Tiny Dog Found With Broken Jaw

Long, painful and difficult,, Mara’s recovery is a bet that her rescuer’s are determined to win.  This tiny baby’s ordeal was a shock to everyone, when she was rescued on February 2017.




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They Broke This Dog’s Spine But Not Her Spirit – Meet Xenia

Xenia was ran over, abandoned and found crawling on the street and begging for help. She was rescued in Patras industrial area, in Greece, a place full of stray, hungry and sick dogs, abandoned puppies, misery and hopelessness.




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Puppy Abandoned For Being Born Different Is Now The Happiest Boy

Puppy mills, pet stores and backyard breeders are very good at one thing: providing ignorant people with sick dogs. The puppy you buy for a bargain price will probably have you spend a fortune to vet bills for many years to come – if you have enough decency that is.




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Dying From The Inside – A Stray Dog’s Endless Struggle To Stay Alive

Dying from the inside, this is what is happening to Sam right now. While he patiently waits, day after day, in the clinic’s infirmary, for that  inexplicable torture to be over, his own body is attacking him,  destroying  all that is left of the healthy tissues and bones.




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Ran Over And Abandoned, This Dog Is Now Starting A New Life

Ran over, abandoned and found crawling on the street and begging for help, Xenia was lucky enough to be spotted by the right people. She was found in Patras industrial area, in Greece, a place full of stray, hungry and sick dogs, abandoned puppies, misery and hopelessness.



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Dog Left To Drown In River Is Now A Happy Boy

Dog disposal in Greece comes in many forms. You can shoot it, hang it, or shove it in a bag and let it drown in a river or the sea. This is not an exaggeration and yes, it happens more often than you can imagine, especially in rural Greece.




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Rescue Of A Starving Dog Hit With An Ax

Rescue in Greece is like a  Scottish shower. After a good day, when an adoption puts a smile on your face and warms your soul, a dog like Jack appears out of nowhere, and brings a cold shiver down your spine.




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Giant Sick And Starving Dog Asks For Help And Finally Gets It

Giant dogs are so…”underprivileged”, so wrongly perceived as animals that can care for themselves, as pets that belong in the garden. They are even wronged by rescuers sometimes – don’t get us wrong, but choosing to rescue, foster and try to rehome a 50 kilo dog is never easy.




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