Category Archives: Tributes – From Rescue to Home

Shot In The Face And Blinded, This Stray Dog Now Has A Family That Adores Him

Shot in the face – this was Morgan’s “reward” for approaching one of us “humans” for affection, on February 6, 2015, in Elefsina, in the outskirts of Athens, Greece.



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Carrying A Bullet Across Europe – A Puppy’s Wheelie Adventures

Shot when she was only a few weeks old, in a village somewhere in central Greece, Nicky was left paralyzed. The bullet remained stuck in her spine, and it cannot be removed, so Nicky will be carrying the evidence of the worst of humanity in her tiny little body for the rest of her life.




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Couple Adopts A Dog Nobody Would And Brings Her Back To “Life”

Shadow was rescued in Greece in December 2016, juts a few days before Christmas. She had been spotted by a SPAZ volunteer a few days before, in the outskirts of Athens in terrible condition, living as a stray and feeding off corpses to survive.




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Greek Stray Dog Adopted In Paris Won’t Stop “Bragging” About It

Greek strays range from very unlucky to unbelievably lucky. Being born in the streets or ending up there one day can easily result in being poisoned, ran over, abused or piled up in a public shelter and die of hunger and neglect.





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After A 4 Month Struggle To Stay Alive, Sam Is Finally Home

Sam’s story started four months ago, when he was found by a SPAZ volunteer dragging himself on the side of the road. He had been hit by a car weeks before probably, he had gone through the terrible pain and the agony on his own, struggling to stay alive, to find shelter, food and water, with his legs smashed and his spirit crushed.




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Other People’s Problem – A Ghost Dog

Casper was abandoned in our volunteer’s gate on May 13, 2017. Tied with a brand new leash, matching his brand new collar, he was just left there, with a hasty note that gave us all the unnecessary information, but not really saying anything at all.




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Lazy Rescue Dog Finds A Forever Home To Be Lazy At…

Lazy is an understatement when it comes to Mrs T. Her story is kind of sad, not that she remembers any of it or that she’s affected in any way by what happened to her.



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Fallen Angel – Brief Story Of A Troubled Dog

I can’t even begin to describe what Kallie means to me. Looking back at my “history” as a rescuer, Kallie was always there, my first foster dog really. I had already fostered my own dog, Apollo, before I decided to adopt him, and Izi, my puppy.




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Rescue Dog Finds His Dream Home Three Years After His Amazing Recovery

Rescue dogs like Oliver usually have one thing in common: thousands of shares and zero adoption interest. Rescuing a dog like Oliver means that every post’s “people reach” about will rise sky high, with comment like “I would have adopted him if…” coming and going.



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