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Ran Over And Abandoned, This Dog Is Now Starting A New Life

Ran over, abandoned and found crawling on the street and begging for help, Xenia was lucky enough to be spotted by the right people. She was found in Patras industrial area, in Greece, a place full of stray, hungry and sick dogs, abandoned puppies, misery and hopelessness.



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Dog Left To Drown In River Is Now A Happy Boy

Dog disposal in Greece comes in many forms. You can shoot it, hang it, or shove it in a bag and let it drown in a river or the sea. This is not an exaggeration and yes, it happens more often than you can imagine, especially in rural Greece.




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Rescue Of A Starving Dog Hit With An Ax

Rescue in Greece is like a  Scottish shower. After a good day, when an adoption puts a smile on your face and warms your soul, a dog like Jack appears out of nowhere, and brings a cold shiver down your spine.




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Meet The Woman Who Dedicates Her Life To Rescuing Strays

Meet Linda, the woman I have been wanting to “introduce” to the world for months. No video or post could even do her any justice, but this is the least I could do for her. Linda is originally from South Africa. She came to Greece in 2001 for three months, and has been living here since.



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Dog Wandering For Days With Embeded Wire Cutting Through Her Belly

Dog abuse in Greece is probably hardwired into our genes – I don’t know how I can explain it any other way. ¬†Embedded wires in necks, tails and even bellies of dogs and cats is so often, that my usual reaction when seeing on of these posts is: “oh, there’s another one”




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Paralyzed Stray Dog Will Have Luck Smile On Her For The First Time

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.



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Rescue And Transformation Of A Wild, Sick And Starving Dog

Shadow was a wild, stray dog, living in the outskirts of Athens, Greece. She used to sleep on a pile of garbage and feed off rotting corpses of livestock, abandoned in the field next to the house where the shepherd lives. Continue reading Rescue And Transformation Of A Wild, Sick And Starving Dog

Sad, Lonely Stray Dog Is The Happiest Boy After His Adoption

Sad, lonely and fearful, Arnie was spotted by E., a SCARS volunteer in a gas station on the highway, about 65 kilometers from Athens, Greece. A calm, silent giant, looking at you with those huge, green eyes, but not approaching, thin, neglected and with a dermatological disease that made him scratch unstoppably. Continue reading Sad, Lonely Stray Dog Is The Happiest Boy After His Adoption

Tiniest Rescue Puppies Grow Up To Become The Cutest Little Hounds

Tiniest off all the shelter’s rescue puppies, ridiculously cute and adorable, all five of them boys – tiny, little, proud boys. They were found abandoned on a mountain near Athens, Greece, when they were barely one month old, along with their mum. Continue reading Tiniest Rescue Puppies Grow Up To Become The Cutest Little Hounds