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Giant Dog Afraid Of Human Touch Becomes A Loving Pet

Arnie was spotted by E. in a gas station on the highway, about 65 kilometers from Athens, Greece. A calm, silent giant, looking at you with those huge, green eyes, but not approaching, thin, neglected and with a dermatological disease that made him scratch unstoppably. Continue reading Giant Dog Afraid Of Human Touch Becomes A Loving Pet

Three-legged Treasure – Scarlet’s Nightmare And Awakening

Scarlet arrived at the shelter with her front right leg smashed. Nobody knows what had happened exactly – was it a car accident, a trap or was it done deliberately? She must have been in terrible pain, but by the time she came to us, she was already beyond pain. Continue reading Three-legged Treasure – Scarlet’s Nightmare And Awakening

Mange Dog Feeding Off Corpses To Survive – Shadow’s Rescue

Mange is terrible – well not at the beginning. It looks terrible when at this stage, and it’s not just the “turn to stone” effect and the loss of hair. It’s the fact that you know how this animal kept being overlooked, while it got sicker and sicker, until it reached a point where it resembled a dead body more than a living being. Continue reading Mange Dog Feeding Off Corpses To Survive – Shadow’s Rescue

Visiting A Rescue Friend – What A Forever Home Can Do

Visiting a rescue dog in his/her forever home is awesome. Rescue is just a part of their story and adoption is what makes it complete. No matter how much we rescuers try to help them reach their potential, we can never do what a forever home does. Continue reading Visiting A Rescue Friend – What A Forever Home Can Do

Dog Owners Other Dog Owners Are Ashamed Of

Dog owners mostly consider themselves a pack, a small society within the society, that only have each other to support, rely on and respect. Threatened by the non-dog owners (those weird people who …don’t have a dog!), most dog owners will see another dog owner as someone they can trust. Continue reading Dog Owners Other Dog Owners Are Ashamed Of

Swimming Therapy For Rescue Dog Hit By Car

Swimming ah physiotherapy will be helping Joy gain back her smile. On October 4, 2016, in a suburb of Athens, Greece, she was hit by a car and left there, on the side of the road, to suffer in agony and pain, until the rescuers got to her. It’s hard to tell if she was recently abandoned or just lost, but nobody has come forward to claim her so far, and I don’t think anyone ever will. Continue reading Swimming Therapy For Rescue Dog Hit By Car

Stray Puppy Goes From An Empty Beach To Her Dream Home

Stray dogs are probably millions in Greece, and given the fact that the mentality here will not be changing anytime soon, there will be millions more to come in the next years. My Blue was one of the million strays out there, when I first saw her in August 2016. Continue reading Stray Puppy Goes From An Empty Beach To Her Dream Home

Rescue Anniversary Of The Dog Who Made Me Who I Am

I am not going to tire you with boring, heartbreaking long sentences, nor go through Billy’s rescue story again. Most of you probably follow me because of him, so I don’t need to introduce him to you. He has been shared so many times already anyway, that it’s more enough. Continue reading Rescue Anniversary Of The Dog Who Made Me Who I Am

RIP – The Neighborhood’s Most Beloved Stray Dog Died At 18

RIP Arkoudos (Greek for bear) is a Facebook page dedicated to the memory of one of Athens’ most famous and beloved strays, where people who met him, loved him and took care of him are free to post about him, and share memories. Continue reading RIP – The Neighborhood’s Most Beloved Stray Dog Died At 18