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Singing To A Tired Senior Rescue Dog

Tina was found wandering the streets of an industrial suburb of Athens, Greece. She was starving, exhausted and was suffering from mange. She found shelter in the offices of a company in the neighborhood, went in, and slept on the floor for hours.




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Rescue Cat Spends His Final Days Gazing Out The Window

Rescue is not always about happy endings and awe-inspiring before-after posts. Sometimes rescue is about being there for an animal’s final days, holding its paw as he crosses the rainbow bridge.




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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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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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Giant Sick And Starving Dog Asks For Help And Finally Gets It

Giant dogs are so…”underprivileged”, so wrongly perceived as animals that can care for themselves, as pets that belong in the garden. They are even wronged by rescuers sometimes – don’t get us wrong, but choosing to rescue, foster and try to rehome a 50 kilo dog is never easy.




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Woman Travels 3000 Kilometers To Adopt The Dog She Fell In Love With

Do you believe in fairy tales? Well, some of us do – at least sometimes. When you are a rescuer in Greece, where dozens of new dogs are being abandoned as we speak and litters of puppies pop out in every corner, keeping your optimism is not always an easy thing.



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Two Very Sick Rescue Cats Find Comfort In Each Other’s Arms

Two of SCARS rescue cats, Iron and Powder, found in each other all the love, the warmth and the tenderness they were deprived off during most of their lives. They love each other so much, eat together, play together, and sleep in each other’s arms in front of the window, where the sun keeps them warm.




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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