Dog killer Kostas Liapis, a restaurant owner in the village of Nea Stira, in the island of Evia in Greece still goes unpunished three whole years after he deliberately lured a three month old puppy with food and then broke her skull with a wooden chair.
Animals in Greece this week started as a crazy idea, and now I am addicted. With more and more stories piling up every week, the situation is so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.
Continue reading Animals In Greece This Week | Episode 9
Fact: Abusers of animals are five times as likely to harm humans. Fact: Animal abuse is often the first visible sign a family is in trouble. Fact: Many victims entering shelters report that their abuser has hurt, killed, or threatened family animals.
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Stray dogs in Greece – and all around the world I guess – become familiar with the worst of humanity, and some of them, if they are lucky, with its best. Joker is one of those dogs who have experienced both.
Continue reading Stray Dog Shot In The Head Now Lives The Life Of A Star
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.
Continue reading Shot In The Face And Blinded, This Dog Joined The Annual Marathon For The Strays
Ozzy was rescued on June 14 in Trikala, Greece. He was found in the town’s train station, as he was trying to seek asylum in the booking office, trying to find a place where he could hide from the world – this ugly, dirty world we built and we no longer deserve to live in.
Continue reading Puppy Burned With Acid Lost The Battle Weeks After His Rescue
Pit Bulls… poor, sad Pit Bulls suffer so much in the hands of ignorant, disgusting people. For obvious reasons, they attract the worst of the worst and they are treated like killing machines by people bragging about it. While all they need is to be around people and be treated as family members, the “characteristics” of the breed (at least the ones some people choose to focus one) are their enemy.
Continue reading Pit Bull That Gave Birth Chained And Alone Is Now Safe With Her Remaining Puppies
Animals in Greece this week started as a crazy idea, and now I am addicted. With more and more stories piling up every week, the situation seems so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.
Continue reading Animals In Greece This Week | Episode 4
Burnt, poisoned, tortured, decimated… Can you really grasp the meaning of those words? Language is an amazing thing, able to capture meanings, feelings and events too complicated, and yet, the actual “essence” of some events seems to be bubbling over the word itself.
Continue reading Burnt Alive, Poisoned And Tortured – Take Action For Zante Stray Dogs
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