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Puppy Dumped In Garbage Bin Is Still Looking For A Home After 2 Years

Puppy disposal has been the only way of population control in Greece for years, and unfortunately, it still is. No matter how much animal welfare groups have been trying to educate, neuter and rescue, it’s just never enough.




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Puppy Abandoned For Being “Different” Is Now The Happiest Boy

About a month ago, during one of the rainiest days Athens has ever seen, Stevie was found freezing in the middle of a park, in a suburb of Athens, Greece. He looks like a Pekingese – a very badly bred Pekingese to be exact.




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Sick Stray Puppy Grows Up To Be A Stunning Dog

Sick, hungry, and desperate, Emma was found wandering the streets of Athens, Greece, along with her mum and her three siblings. Their mother, a shepherd stray dog, had given birth on the streets, and the family was struggling to stay alive until rescuers got to them.



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Puppy Abandoned For Being Born Different Is Now The Happiest Boy

Puppy mills, pet stores and backyard breeders are very good at one thing: providing ignorant people with sick dogs. The puppy you buy for a bargain price will probably have you spend a fortune to vet bills for many years to come – if you have enough decency that is.




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Shot And Left Paralyzed, This Stray Puppy Found Her Dream Home

Shot when she was only a few weeks old, in a village somewhere in central Greece, Nicky was left paralyzed. The bullet remained stuck in her spine, and it cannot be removed, so Nicky will be carrying the evidence of the worst of humanity in her tiny little body for the rest of her life.




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Mangy Puppy Rescued 2 Years Ago Still Waiting For Someone To Love Him

Bono was rescued in May 2015. We got a call about an abandoned puppy in the area, that appeared to be sick. I was there an hour later. He was hanging out outside a cafeteria, obviously begging for food and attention. Continue reading Mangy Puppy Rescued 2 Years Ago Still Waiting For Someone To Love Him

A Puppy For Christmas – Yes Or No?

Christmas. And, on the one hand, there are daily posts from animal welfare pages, with photos of shelter dogs dressed up and captions hoping for them to spend Christmas at home this year, and on the other hand, volunteers get dozens of calls per day by people asking for a puppy for their kids. Continue reading A Puppy For Christmas – Yes Or No?

Mangy And Fearful Stray Puppy Gets The Transformation Of A Lifetime

Mangy, alone, and scared to death, Petri suffered more than any dog should, during the first three months of his life. Born by a stray mum, up on a mountain, near one of the busiest and richest suburbs of Athens, Greece – Glyfada, Petri was rescued by SPAZ on July 6, 2016. Continue reading Mangy And Fearful Stray Puppy Gets The Transformation Of A Lifetime

Mini – Shelter’s Most Adorable Puppy Growing Up Without A Home

Mini was one of the tiniest and most adorable puppies we ever took in – that’s how  Mini’s adoption album begins at Save a Greek Stray page. And it is true. Mini was ridiculously cute when a puppy. Adorable, fragile, and sweet, she made us all go crazy about her. Continue reading Mini – Shelter’s Most Adorable Puppy Growing Up Without A Home

Brutally Abused Since A Puppy, She Now Has A Family To Adore Her

Brutally abused and basically left to rot and die, Jade finally got the life she deserves. She now has a family to adore her and she seems to have forgotten all about her terrible past. Continue reading Brutally Abused Since A Puppy, She Now Has A Family To Adore Her