Category Archives: Tributes – From Rescue to Home

Shot In The Face And Blinded, This Dog Joined The Annual Marathon For The Strays

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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Utopia In A Dog’s Eyes – Living Up To A Promise

Sam was hit by a car on Valentine’s day, 2017, in one of the busiest avenues of Athens, Greece. A girl saw him crawling and screaming from the pain, minutes after he had been ran over and abandoned, and SPAZ, the local charity, took him in.




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Rescue Cat Loses His Best Friend But Finds His Family

Rescue cats can range from quite feral (at least at the beginning) to unbelievably affectionate and human centered. Powder was the latter. In fact, in my mind, Powder was always a person. He appeared to have the wisdom, the depth of emotions and the social intelligence of a human.




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Thriving In Two Legs – Dodo, The Dog That Lost Everything

When I first met Dodo she had already lost her one leg, and Linda was struggling to save the other, and her tail. I remember the wounds, I just took a glimpse at them, while Linda was cleaning her, but I just couldn’t watch.




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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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