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Dog Wandering For Days With Embeded Wire Cutting Through Her Belly

Dog abuse in Greece is probably hardwired into our genes – I don’t know how I can explain it any other way. ¬†Embedded wires in necks, tails and even bellies of dogs and cats is so often, that my usual reaction when seeing on of these posts is: “oh, there’s another one”




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Crimes Against Animals In Western Greece – A Letter To The Mayor

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.





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Shot And Left Paralyzed, This Stray Puppy Found Her Dream Home

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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Double Deed And The Basis Of Morality

Double deed when googled usually comes up along with that old nursery rhyme – maybe it was in the actual poem where the phrase was first used, I have no idea actually. For me, it is a masterpiece, and I have been silently reciting it for two months now – I usually talk to myself while I walk my dogs, so after having recited it about 500 times, I came up with my own version of it’s meaning.




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Dog Wandering With Broken Jaw For 15 Days While Nobody Helped Her

Dog abuse, neglect, abandonment – you name it- in Greece, is like the Doctor Jekyll of our “hospitable, kind, proud and warm” Mediterranean self. The kind shepherd you ask for directions is the same person who can potentially hang, shoot or drown his hunting dog for not doing its job and the nice lady who serves you homemade Geek dishes is the same lady who poisons her next door neighbor’s cats. Continue reading Dog Wandering With Broken Jaw For 15 Days While Nobody Helped Her

Scarecrow – Dog Chained For Life And Living In His Feces

Scarecrow in flesh and blood. Chained and left in the middle of nowhere is how¬† most dogs spend their entire lives in Greece. This is how this young dog lives for now, in the beautiful island of Skyros – it doesn’t look so beautiful now, does it? Continue reading Scarecrow – Dog Chained For Life And Living In His Feces