Tag Archives: SPAZ

From Shadows To Life – The Dog That Thrived Against All Odds

There’s little I can say about Shadow anymore, it’s all in this video. When adopted dogs are being returned within a couple of days with stupid excuses like “it chewed my shoes” etc, this adoption is a triumph for all of us rescuers, and for all the dogs who have been wronged in the past, and who will be wronged in the future.




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Puppy Found Abandoned And Sick Is Unrecognizable After Two Months In His Forever Home

Aramis – as his family named him – and his brother Mythos were found abandoned in a suburb of Athens, Greece. They were only two months old, and had already seen the worst of life.



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Mange Puppies Found Abandoned And Terrified Are Now The Happiest Boys

Sick, starving, scared to death and abandoned in a square in the center of Glyfada, one of the most expensive and upper class neighborhoods of Glyfada, the two puppies were rescued by SPAZ, the local charity.




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Sick Puppies Found Abandoned In A Park Turn Into Adorable Little Brats

Sick, starving, scared to death and abandoned in a square in the center of Glyfada, one of the most expensive and upper class neighborhoods of Glyfada, the two puppies were rescued by SPAZ, the local charity.




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Stray Puppy Found On The Side Of The Road Attends Her Parents’ Wedding One Year Later

Stray dogs can get from very lucky to extremely unlucky. This is Stella’s story, and she was one of the luckiest ones. Of the thousands of puppies found abandoned on the streets of Greece every single day, some have luck smile on them, and some (well, let’s not go there, at least tonight).




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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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Street Beggars Abusing And Exploiting Mother Dogs For Profit Arrested

Rescue actually means being familiar with all “faces” of society. When it comes to politics, economy, social issues, immigration, courts, police work, you name it, rescuers – whether they like it or not, are obliged to know the basics, because they needs it (well, animals need it, so we need it too).




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Utopia In A Dog’s Eyes – Living Up To A Promise

Sam was hit by a car on Valentine’s day, 2017, in one of the busiest avenues of Athens, Greece. A girl saw him crawling and screaming from the pain, minutes after he had been ran over and abandoned, and SPAZ, the local charity, took him in.




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In Your Dream, There Is Always A Happy Ending

The feeling when you first rescue a dog, put it in your car and drive off, is indescribable. Rescuers are always positive – we can’t afford not to be. We can’t afford to cry, because the next dog like the one we just lost might be somewhere around the corner.




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