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Sad Stray Puppies Recover From Mange And Transform Into Adorable Little Brats

The number of puppies abandoned in Greece every year is unimaginable. Nobody know how many they are really, like nobody knows how many strays there are here.




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Mangy Stray Puppies And Their First Therapeutic Bath At The Shelter

Mangy, starving and born on the streets, those five are some of the thousands of puppies born on the streets of Greece every single day. Puppies without future, without tomorrow, born in the wrong place at the wrong time.




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Puppies Pose For Cute Group Photo – But The Truth Behind Their Story Is Not Cute

Puppies. Ah (sigh). All fluffy, and happy, and cute, right? Well…wrong. When you volunteer in animal welfare in Greece, puppies are the least cute of all things. Because there are so many of them “appearing” on the streets every single day.




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Emaciated Abandoned Pointer Is Now Ready For Her Forever Home

Emaciated, abandoned, sick and confused, Cassandra is one more Greek tragedy – for someone familiar with the situation in Greece, there’s not much more that needs to be said.




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Dog About To Be Dumped In The Garbage Truck Alive Is Rescued – What Happened Next Is Worse

Dog rescue…ahhh…if you are into dog rescue you see everything, you see the best and the worst of humanity, you go into people’s homes, spend time at police stations, courts the streets, you talk and talk to random people on the street and generally, you have a pretty good picture of the society you live in.




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Sick Puppies Found Abandoned In A Box (Again)

Sick, mangy, starving and left in a cardboard box for a sucker to find, foster, treat and rehome – this is getting ridiculously familiar. Pet abandonment here is like a tradition. Actually no, it’s not a tradition – in tradition you know you have other options, but you just choose to follow it.




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Worms Were Eating This Small Dog Alive As He Was Wandering With An Open Wound For Days

Worms are a rescuer’s nightmare, not because the damage they can do is really that bad, but mainly because they are the outcome of days and days of neglect. Rescuing a dog whose open wounds are filled with worms feeding off the rotting flesh paints a pretty good picture of the animal’s ordeal.




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Rescue Of A Scared Dog Abandoned On A Highway

It wasn’t me who rescued Basu, it was Marcia. She had adopted Sophie a year ago from Save a Greek Stray, and she visited us from Holland this June. While we were driving to the shelter, I took a wrong turn and there he was, next to the highway, wandering alone next to the cars, lost, sick and scared.




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