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Driver Runs Over Stray Dog And Then Dumps Him In A Garbage Bin While Still Alive

Did the title freak you out? Did you click on the blog wishing that it was just an exaggeration or a click bait technique? Well, it wasn’t . The title is as precise as possible and the story is as creepy and ridiculous as you can imagine.




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Other People’s Problem – A Ghost Dog

Casper was abandoned in our volunteer’s gate on May 13, 2017. Tied with a brand new leash, matching his brand new collar, he was just left there, with a hasty note that gave us all the unnecessary information, but not really saying anything at all.




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Rescue Of A Sick And Exhausted Senior Dog

Every time I try to describe Tina and what she means to me, the words seem small and insignificant and I just mumble something like “she is amazing”. I wish I could talk with feelings, I wish I could draw my emotions or have a poet describe her for me, but I can’t.




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Severely Neglected Elderly Poodle Fighting For His Life

Severely neglected, old (very old, according to our vet), sick, full of skin ulcers and lacerations, with matted dirty hair, blind, deaf and abandoned nearly moribund, this (what appears to be a) Poodle was rescued yesterday by SPAZ in one of the richest suburbs of Athens, Greece – Glyfada. Continue reading Severely Neglected Elderly Poodle Fighting For His Life

Dog Found With Legs Tied, Shoved In A Sack And Abandoned In The River

Dog disposal in Greece comes in many forms. You can shoot it, hang it, or shove it in a bag and let it drown in a river or the sea. This is not an exaggeration and yes, it happens more often than you can imagine, especially in rural Greece, where apparently people still live in the Middle Ages. Continue reading Dog Found With Legs Tied, Shoved In A Sack And Abandoned In The River

Playing God – Choosing Which Dog To Rescue And Which One To Leave Behind

Here’s the thing: for every dog we rescue in Greece, we simply choose to leave a dozen others behind. Every time I upload a rescue video, I prefer to exclude footage showing other strays wandering around the dog we chose to save, because I simply don’t want to answer to the same questions every time (“there was another dog there, why did you not rescue him?”) Continue reading Playing God – Choosing Which Dog To Rescue And Which One To Leave Behind

Rescue Of A Giant Who Didn’t Know He Was Asking For Help

Rescue comes in many forms, from having a dog jumping into your car and rescuing himself, using you as a means to an end, to chasing dogs that don’t realize they need help, having them sedated, caught in traps and literally dragging them to the rescue. Continue reading Rescue Of A Giant Who Didn’t Know He Was Asking For Help

Petra – The Dog That Beat Death Still Waiting For A Home

Dog rescue comes in all forms and, in Greece, heartbreaking stories keep competing against one another every day. I am not sure what was it that made Petra’s story go viral. We rescue dogs like her every day, so it is not because she was found is such terrible condition. So maybe it was those breathtaking first photos of hers, maybe it was the video, or maybe it was that she is simply too special. Continue reading Petra – The Dog That Beat Death Still Waiting For A Home