Are you wondering about the cover image? Well, here is how it goes: the nails hidden in the sausages on the right were left for the dog to consume and die of. Well, not particularly this dog, but for any dog who had the audacity to step foot in the particular DOG park.
Continue reading Charity’s Dog Adoption Day Is Followed By A Message From The Neighbors
Strays in Nafpactos (Lepanto for the world – it’s when Miguel de Cervantes lost his arm in a battle) are on death row. All Greek strays are on death row.
Continue reading Strays Poisoned (again) In One Of Greece’s Most “Beautiful” Towns
Greek animal welfare is no-kill. The way things usually work here is: you rescue a stray, you treat it and you place it in a foster home or a shelter until a forever home comes along – “until” meaning keeping it safe, healthy, well fed and taken care of for months, years or even its entire life.
Continue reading Greek Dogs And Cats On “Death Row”
Chained for life- this is how many (too many) dogs spend their entire lives in Greece. Can you imagine being chained for 10-15 years? Never exercising, never running free, never being petted, never knowing how grass feels underneath your paws?
Continue reading Chained For Life – Just Another Barrel Dog Looking For A Home
Rescuers in northern Greece came across a horrific sight on April 9, 2016. In a plastic bag washed up ashore was a female young Pit Bull, that had suffered a horrible death.
Continue reading Rescuers Find Pit Bull Shoved In A Bag And Drowned Alive In Greece
Puppies wrapped in plastic bags and thrown in the garbage is such a common thing here, that every time there is a post about a new litter found dead or moribund in a garbage bin, most of us are like: “oh, well, another one”.
Continue reading Puppies In Trash – The Greek Way Of Population Control And What Can We Do
Strays have a lifespan of approximately 2 years, depending on the neighborhood they live in and their luck. In Greece, the risks for a stray dog (or cat) range from being poisoned deliberately, ran over and abandoned, suffering random abuse, starving and of course getting sick and dying without proper care and medical assistance.
Continue reading Strays Belong On The Streets – Everyday Ridiculousness
Neglected, starved, forgotten, without food, water and proper veterinary care, dogs keep dying per hundreds in Greek concentration camps, that pretend to be “shelters” – legal shelters, since they are public.
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Beautiful. Nafpactos is a beautiful town in western Greece, with the Venetian fortress, two beautiful towers at the entrance of the port, the long beach where you can enjoy beautiful walks or bike rides.
Continue reading Beautiful Ugly Place – The Two Faced Town Of Nafpaktos
Crimes against animals in Greece are so frequent, that if I had to post about what happens here every day, I would just be spamming. But there is one particular area here in Greece, where horror stories keep popping up, and it is just too much.
Continue reading Crimes Against Animals In Western Greece – A Letter To The Mayor