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Stray Dog Hit With Trident And Left For Dead Makes A Full Comeback

Stray dogs in Greece have seen it all – and with them, so have we. Every time a new case of animal cruelty becomes public, we are all like “ok, this is a first”, and then another case appears, and another and another, until you are more like “oh, again?”.




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Puppy Found Abandoned And Sick Is Unrecognizable After Two Months In His Forever Home

Aramis – as his family named him – and his brother Mythos were found abandoned in a suburb of Athens, Greece. They were only two months old, and had already seen the worst of life.



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Invisible Dog – A Mirror To Our Souls

This video in my way of apologizing to Leila. When she arrived at the shelter, my first thought was “oh, another one”. After seeing so many of these dogs, after watching them recover and become gorgeous again, we can rarely be surprised anymore.




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Blind Kitten Walks Into Cafeteria Looking For Someone To Love Her – And She Succeeds

Blind cats are amazing. If you have fostered, adopted or just met one, you’ll know what I mean. The fact that they have lost their sight makes them smarter in a way. They are obliged to use their brains more, and figure out what to do with their remaining senses, in order to survive.




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Stray Dog Goes From An Empty Beach To A Loving Home 2000 Km Away

Stray dogs roaming the Greek beaches every summer have one thing in common usually: they all seem to be having a great time there. I mean, who wouldn’t want to spend all day on a beach in the summer?





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Dog Rescue In One Of Greece’s Most Hostile And Beautiful Places

Dog rescue for us living in the city is tough, but for the volunteers in rural Greece seems almost impossible. I always admired the rescuers there, constantly fighting against things we take for granted, trapped in societies that seem to be dating back to the 50s.



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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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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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