If you are a dog rescuer living in a country like Greece, you can never really get a good night’s sleep, because you know for a fact that right this moment, when you rescues are safe and sound in the shelter or a foster home, there are about a million others out there, dying helpless, being poisoned and giving birth on the streets to puppies bound to be ran over by a truck once they are old enough to start walking but that old to know the dangers.
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Why didn’t you keep him? He loved you … I get this question almost every time I post a video about a rescue or foster dog (ah! especially a foster dog) that was adopted. Today, I even woke up to find a comment in Christie’s video saying “she trusted you and you let her down!” WTF???
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24 hours, provided that we don’t sleep. If we sleep, we are left with about 16 hours. 16 hours, provided that we don’t have a job. If we have a job, we are left with 8 hours. 8 hours, provided that we don’t have a personal life. If we have a personal life (a husband, kids, a boyfriend, a hobby, our own pets to take care of), we are left with as many hours as we decide to dedicate to rescue. Continue reading 24 Hours In A Dog Rescuer’s Life
I am Valia and I am from Athens, Greece. In April 2014 I uploaded a video about my first rescue dog, Apollo. I had picked him from the street the year before and he turned out to be such an amazing companion, that I just wanted to share that with the world. Continue reading I am Valia
All of us were introduced to the animal welfare world in different ways. I, for example, had no idea about what was really going on. One day I found an abandoned dog right outside my house, took him home and the rest came pretty easy. I never had to worry about what my first step would be, what I should do or how I should handle it. I posted his photo on the facebook page of the charity in my area, and the next day he was vaccinated and scheduled to be checked out and then neutered. Continue reading Woman Rescuer Makes Her Home a Shelter For The Unwanted