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Kids Around The World Join A Drawing Competition For The Strays

Kids around the world, between the ages of 6 and 12,  can participate in this drawing and design competition that Penny Marathon organizes  for the second time this year.




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Crimes Against Animals In Western Greece – A Letter To The Mayor

Crimes against animals in Greece are so frequent, that if I had to post about what happens here every day, I would just be spamming. But there is one particular area here in Greece, where horror stories keep popping up, and it is just too much.





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Rescue Dog With Amazing Recovery Waiting 3 Years For A Home

Rescue begins the minute you first spot the animal and ends with a forever home. Oliver’s story started almost three years ago, but it still hasn’t ended. After surviving for a long time as a living dead, he was rescued back in 2014, and is still looking for a home. Continue reading Rescue Dog With Amazing Recovery Waiting 3 Years For A Home

Animal Lovers Run A Marathon To Raise Awareness

It was the first time I joined the Penny Marathon this year, but it definitely won’t be the last. I didn’t run, but next time I will. I didn’t have my Penny Marathon T-shirt on, but next time I will. I won’t be wasting your time trying to describe what the experience is like and what running for the animals feels like– the video covers all five hours of our journey, from the first meeting point to the finish line. I will just try to answer briefly any questions you might have. Continue reading Animal Lovers Run A Marathon To Raise Awareness

Penny Marathon – From Australia To Greece

I could say that the Penny Marathon is just another animal welfare non-profit organization, but it’s a lot more. The Penny Marathon is a chance for all of us to go out there once a year, among the public, and speak for all companion animals that keep waiting in shelter kennels or out on the streets – waiting for a chance. Once a year, instead of hiding behind heartbreaking Facebook posts and cries for help through online fundraising campaigns, we run a Marathon, wearing our Penny Marathon T-shirts, hoping to get the attention of people who might never had heard of what rescuing is actually about and might never had come across an animal welfare Facebook page or website. The Penny Marathon barely makes it to the eight o’clock news – but at least we make it to the streets, and that’s awesome. Continue reading Penny Marathon – From Australia To Greece