Dog owners walk a lot, and this is sometimes risky in Greece – well, depending on the way you look at things. Basically, walking your dog in the mountain or near a garbage bin, the chances of finding an abandoned litter of puppies or kittens are quite high.
Continue reading Dog Finds 4 Abandoned Kittens And Become A Perfect Foster Parent
Paralyzed dogs get one and only chance – that is if they are lucky, and Bianca got very lucky. Bianca is not the typical mix breed Greek stray, she is not a mix, and she wasn’t always a stray.
Continue reading Paralyzed Stray Dog Will Have Luck Smile On Her For The First Time
Transformation from being a sick, emaciated, ugly creature to a beautiful, healthy animal is easy. Medication and good food do that. But turning a wild, unsocialized animal to a pet dog, takes patience, persistence, determination and above all, it takes for one person to decide the unthinkable and say: “I’ll take it home” Continue reading Transformation Of A Wild, Sick Dog That Had Never Met People Before
Meet Katie and Marianna, our oldest, most experienced and most dedicated volunteers. They have fostered more than 1000 dogs and cats, over the past 15 years, and do not intend to stop any time soon! Continue reading Meet The Women Who Have Fostered More Than 1000 Dogs And Cats
Fostering is about letting go – I guess that’s pretty clear. Foster parents serve as an intermediary, and it all comes down to that precious moment, when our fosters leave for their forever home. Continue reading Fostering Away – How To Say Goodbye To Your Foster Dog
Types of rescue dogs can range from the most expensive breeds money can buy to ..well, you can imagine what’s on the other side of the scale. This is not a post about the actual value of a rescue – to us rescuers, they all have the same value and it is not measured in money. Continue reading Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them
Abandonment is one of the cruelest things that can happen to a dog. Imagine living a life of comfort, in your home, with the people you know, love and respect and suddenly, one day take a trip with them, exit the car while you’re on a mountain you have never been before, turn around and realize that the car, you family and all you ever knew are gone. You are left in the middle of nowhere, with no food, no water, and no one to turn to. Continue reading Abandonment – A Dog’s Rescue In Reverse
Volunteering in Animal Welfare, rescue groups and shelters can range from spending a couple of hours per week to having your whole life turned around. For some of us, volunteering became so additive that today, we basically are what we do. You might not have the time to do all that 24/7, but here’s what you could do. Continue reading Volunteering In Animal Welfare – Things To Do
Abandoned in the middle of nowhere, in the middle of a busy highway somewhere in rural Greece, Mel (in Greek we called him Melios) was spotted and rescued by volunteers. When he was first brought in he looked so fragile, that we almost did not know how to treat him. Continue reading Abandoned Mangy Puppy Finds His Forever Home After One Year
Vacation! Yippi dippy doo! It’s this time of the year, for you. But is it for your dog? Well, not really. Pet dogs are on vacation 24/7 so they don’t really need a break from anything actually. They do love to know new places, but for a dog that can only mean walking him round a different block or park every day. Their world is their nose and as much as you think they appreciate that picturesque village or that beautiful beach you take them to, they don’t really – at least not the way you think they do. Continue reading Vacation With Your Dog – How To Make It Work