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Mangy Stray Puppies And Their First Therapeutic Bath At The Shelter

Mangy, starving and born on the streets, those five are some of the thousands of puppies born on the streets of Greece every single day. Puppies without future, without tomorrow, born in the wrong place at the wrong time.




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The Rescue Story You Would Not Watch

In one of the thousands of shares that my Petra’s story has received around the world (“The dog that turned to stone”), there was one in an Australian page where a woman’s comment is still haunting me after one year.




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Corpse Of Dead Dog, Chained To A Tree Found Near Animal Shelter

It’s 22:20 pm and I would have stopped working by now. But on one hand, I have this thing about keeping the blog alive every day, and on the other hand, there are some stories that I just need to share.




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Rescued Kittens Living In The Shelter’s Infirmary Are Doing A Very Important “Job”

Rescued when they we just a few days old and raised with feeding bottles and a lot of love, Tristan and Isolde have been living in the shelter’s infirmary since they were very young.




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What Makes A Dog Non- Adoptable?

What is it that really makes a dog spend years in a shelter, unwanted, overlooked and ignored? Factors like the age, the breed and the size do matter – a young dog will be adopted easier than an old one, a purebred easier than a mix breed one and a small one easier than a big one. And of course, the healthier the better. Continue reading What Makes A Dog Non- Adoptable?

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

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

Puppy Rescued 2 Years Ago Still Waiting At The Shelter

Puppy rescue is not what I am best at. I Have been lucky enough not to come across any abandoned litter of puppies ever, so Bono was my first and only one. I was volunteering in ZEIL back then, and a friend told me about a puppy that suddenly appeared out of nowhere near the area. It was in May, 2015. Continue reading Puppy Rescued 2 Years Ago Still Waiting At The Shelter

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?