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Stray Dog Rescued Almost Too Late Comes Back To Life

Richard came to the shelter of Save a Greek Stray in July 2017. He was rescued form a military camp, where we lived as a stray, along with dozens of other dogs.




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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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Dog About To Die On The Streets Gets A Second Chance

Dogs like Lela are such a common thing here, that unfortunately for most of us, she looks like just another one “of these”. “These” are the uncountable dogs suffering from mange on the streets of Greece, and every time (every day) we see yet another one, we just…ehmm… we just go numb.



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Mange Puppies Found Abandoned And Terrified Are Now The Happiest Boys

Sick, starving, scared to death and abandoned in a square in the center of Glyfada, one of the most expensive and upper class neighborhoods of Glyfada, the two puppies were rescued by SPAZ, the local charity.




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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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Who Abandons The Sick Dogs We Rescue From The Streets?

Who are they? There are so many abandoned dogs in Greece every single day, that you can’t help but wonder: who are they? How many of them are there? What is wrong with the people here? The numbers are so crazy that it almost looks fake.



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Sick Puppies Found Abandoned In A Park Turn Into Adorable Little Brats

Sick, starving, scared to death and abandoned in a square in the center of Glyfada, one of the most expensive and upper class neighborhoods of Glyfada, the two puppies were rescued by SPAZ, the local charity.




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Trapped In A World Too Small – Story Of A Senior Dog

Tina’s story was a lesson for all of us that were involved in her rescue or simply followed her progress. Against all odds, she thrived. Against all odds, she beat every single stereotype about senior dogs, about huge dogs, about adoption, about life.




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