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 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
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 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
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?
Invisible dogs, like Daphne, spend their lives in shelters all over the world. Some are just unlucky, some have unsolved behavioral issues, and most of them are usually black and brown. Continue reading Invisible Daphne – Rescue Dog Saved From Death Keeps Being Ignored
Visiting a rescue dog in his/her forever home is awesome. Rescue is just a part of their story and adoption is what makes it complete. No matter how much we rescuers try to help them reach their potential, we can never do what a forever home does. Continue reading Visiting A Rescue Friend – What A Forever Home Can Do
Rescue Pointers? We just can’t have enough. Rescue comes in all forms, colors, sizes, and breeds. Personally, I am huge mix breed fan, and will continue to – there’s no evidence to the opposite so far. But it’s been about a year I volunteer at the Save a Greek Stray shelter, and it is where I got to meet… THE POINTERS! Continue reading Rescue Pointers – The Shelter’s Most Precious Jewel
Tiniest puppies would mean that they are the size of a teacup, and that they fit perfectly into you palm. Well, these guys actually do! Continue reading Tiniest Rescue Puppies – The “Aww” Post