Tag Archives: Greece

Dear Mum – A Happy Dog Behind A Sad Story

I wrote the text one morning, about a month ago. I was just scrolling down my Facebook wall, and the number of dogs in need of a home were so many, that I just felt helpless. When you follow Greek animal welfare pages and rescue groups, you are just overwhelmed. New rescues and adoption albums keep popping up every minute; you don’t know what to share, where to help and how to make things better. Continue reading Dear Mum – A Happy Dog Behind A Sad Story

Emaciated And With Chemical Burns, This Dog Is Now The Happiest Boy

Emaciated, confused and with what appeared to be some weird dermatological problem, Sirocco arrived at the Save a Greek Stray shelter a wreck. After just a couple of months, he became a beautiful, happy boy. Continue reading Emaciated And With Chemical Burns, This Dog Is Now The Happiest Boy

Ode To Lesvos And It’s Barrel Dogs – The “Beauty” Through Their Eyes

Ode To Lesvos is a short film by Johnnie Walker Storyline, championing the stories of the people of the Greek island whose positive attitudes and action are helping bring about a better tomorrow. The people of the island have seen thousands of refugees come and go over the past years, and their humanity and positivism towards the refugee crisis is definitely worth an “ode”. Continue reading Ode To Lesvos And It’s Barrel Dogs – The “Beauty” Through Their Eyes

Mangy Stray Dog Turns Into A Happy Family Member

Mangy dogs are to be seen everywhere in Greece – well, not really seen, as they hide in water sewers and abandoned building, waiting to die alone and abandoned. There are too many of them, and the reason why you don’t see them in plain sight, is because after being constantly rejected by disgusted people, who simply don’t want to look at them, the resort to seeking shelter, as far away from people as possible. Continue reading Mangy Stray Dog Turns Into A Happy Family Member

Shar Pei – A Sad And Difficult Rescue

Shar Pei probably derived from British spelling of the Cantonese equivalent, sā pèih), which translates to “sand skin and it is supposed to be one of the ancient dog breeds. As cute and adorable those wrinkles are, the Shar Pei was bred to fend off wild boar and later it was used in dog fighting. Continue reading Shar Pei – A Sad And Difficult Rescue

Stray Cat Knows Exactly Where To Hang Out And Be Served

Stray cats are the best survivors. One of the reasons why they don’t get that much attention from people (and even rescuers) is that they seem to have found the perfect formula, in order to be close to us, and yet independent. They make the most of the city the live in, and I am pretty convinced that actually believe that the city belongs to them. Continue reading Stray Cat Knows Exactly Where To Hang Out And Be Served

Rescued And Recovered From Mange, This Girl Now Needs A Home

Rescued, recovered etc, etc, bla bla bla.. Amazing recovery, bla bla, For adoption…bla bla etc, etc.. Oh…I am sorry. I am really sorry. I have been trying all day to come up with the right words for Eri’s story, but it was not easy. Continue reading Rescued And Recovered From Mange, This Girl Now Needs A Home

Pure Strays – 15 Gorgeous Dogs Rescued From The Streets

Pure strays, rescued from the streets of Greece, abandoned, unwanted, and yet most of them purebred and gorgeous. Personally, I am a huge mix breed fan and always will be, they are the most unwanted and my priority when it comes to rescue. But every time a Siberian Husky or a Shar Pei is found wandering the streets abandoned and confused, I can’t help but wonder: How is it possible? Why abandon it? It could have found a new home in no time. Continue reading Pure Strays – 15 Gorgeous Dogs Rescued From The Streets

Rescue Dogs Who Grew Up Together In The Shelter End Up In The Same Home

Rescue can be so amazing sometimes, that even we don’t believe the stories we witness every day. Rico’s and Rafiq’s story is one of those that put a huge smile on our faces, and their happiness keeps helping us move forward every day. Continue reading Rescue Dogs Who Grew Up Together In The Shelter End Up In The Same Home