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Shar Pei – A Sad And Difficult Rescue

Shar Pei probably derived from British spelling of the Cantonese equivalent, sā pèih), which translates to “sand skin and it is supposed to be one of the ancient dog breeds. As cute and adorable those wrinkles are, the Shar Pei was bred to fend off wild boar and later it was used in dog fighting. Continue reading Shar Pei – A Sad And Difficult Rescue

Pure Strays – 15 Gorgeous Dogs Rescued From The Streets

Pure strays, rescued from the streets of Greece, abandoned, unwanted, and yet most of them purebred and gorgeous. Personally, I am a huge mix breed fan and always will be, they are the most unwanted and my priority when it comes to rescue. But every time a Siberian Husky or a Shar Pei is found wandering the streets abandoned and confused, I can’t help but wonder: How is it possible? Why abandon it? It could have found a new home in no time. Continue reading Pure Strays – 15 Gorgeous Dogs Rescued From The Streets

Rescue Dogs Who Grew Up Together In The Shelter End Up In The Same Home

Rescue can be so amazing sometimes, that even we don’t believe the stories we witness every day. Rico’s and Rafiq’s story is one of those that put a huge smile on our faces, and their happiness keeps helping us move forward every day. Continue reading Rescue Dogs Who Grew Up Together In The Shelter End Up In The Same Home

Owner Abandons His Dog And Leaves A Note For The Rescuers

Owner = a person who owns; legal possessor. Dog owner = responsibility, patience, sacrifice, love etc. Dog owner (in this case) = someone take care of my problem. As sad, disgusting, and awful as it sounds, it did not just happen once. In Greece it happens every day, and in this case the “owner” was considerate enough to leave a note. Continue reading Owner Abandons His Dog And Leaves A Note For The Rescuers

Grooming At The Shelter – Extreme Makeovers In One Hour

Grooming is one of the things us volunteers have to do. It might not be the typical grooming, as you have it in mind (like preparing a Poodle Standard for a dog show for example), but the results can be unbelievably amazing – and we are given a chance to even have fun! Continue reading Grooming At The Shelter – Extreme Makeovers In One Hour

Rescue Boxer “Adopts” Abandoned Mother Cat And Her Kittens

Rescue is filled with stories like this one. Animals might not share the same feelings that we do, but sometimes they do seem to know better, and in this case, Gina definitely showed more emotions that most humans do. Continue reading Rescue Boxer “Adopts” Abandoned Mother Cat And Her Kittens

Miserable Hounds – Greece’s Suffering Hunting Dogs

Miserable, sad and neglected, Greece’s hunting dogs are an open, bleeding would in Animal Welfare. Shelters are packed with emaciated and sick hounds. Many of them live a life of misery and are being abandoned per hundreds every year.





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Abandonment – A Dog’s Rescue In Reverse





Abandonment is one of the cruelest things that can happen to a dog. Imagine living a life of comfort, in your home, with the people you know, love and respect and suddenly, one day take a trip with them, exit the car while you’re on a mountain you have never been before, turn around and realize that the car, you family and all you ever knew are gone. You are left in the middle of nowhere, with no food, no water, and no one to turn to. Continue reading Abandonment – A Dog’s Rescue In Reverse

Elderly Cat Abandoned At 17 Is Given A Home To Spend Her Final Years





Elderly cats, like elderly dogs (and people) need all the love and support they can get. Sometimes, apart from various health issues, ageing can increase their anxiety and tendency to react aggressively. It can also change their social relationships with their owner and other pets in the house. Cinnamon is one very old cat. In fact, she is 17 years old and was thrown out of her home a few months ago. Imagine having to deal with ageing, health deterioration and a new environment. Continue reading Elderly Cat Abandoned At 17 Is Given A Home To Spend Her Final Years