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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?

Invisible Daphne – Rescue Dog Saved From Death Keeps Being Ignored

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 Friend – What A Forever Home Can Do

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 – The Shelter’s Most Precious Jewel

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

Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do

Before after usually comes with pictures of sick, emaciated, and abused dogs on the one end, and their photos after they have recovered on the other. But there is another type of before after that only rescuers and adoptive parents get to experience. Continue reading Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do

Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

Types of rescue dogs can range from the most expensive breedsĀ  money can buy to ..well, you can imagine what’s on the other side of the scale. This is not a post about the actual value of a rescue – to us rescuers, they all have the same value and it is not measured in money. Continue reading Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

Petra – The Dog That Beat Death Still Waiting For A Home

Dog rescue comes in all forms and, in Greece, heartbreaking stories keep competing against one another every day. I am not sure what was it that made Petra’s story go viral. We rescue dogs like her every day, so it is not because she was found is such terrible condition. So maybe it was those breathtaking first photos of hers, maybe it was the video, or maybe it was that she is simply too special. Continue reading Petra – The Dog That Beat Death Still Waiting For A Home