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15 Gorgeous Puppies Rescued From The Streets

15  meaning “I met these 15 and can post about them – there are hundreds like them abandoned every day” I’m not sure we understand what rescuing this kind of beauty  right from the street actually means. These 15 were not just found on the street. They were born, considered trash, and abandoned in garbage bins, on the side of the road or in the middle of nowhere, so that they’d starve and die.




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Rescue And Transformation Of A Wild, Sick And Starving Dog

Shadow was a wild, stray dog, living in the outskirts of Athens, Greece. She used to sleep on a pile of garbage and feed off rotting corpses of livestock, abandoned in the field next to the house where the shepherd lives. Continue reading Rescue And Transformation Of A Wild, Sick And Starving Dog

Stray Dog Hit By Car Was Dragging His Shattered Legs For Weeks

Stray dogs are living in an ongoing game of Russian roulette. Every day they spin the revolver’s cylinder and pull the trigger. If they are lucky, they get a non-loaded chamber and they make it one more day. But since there is always a bullet in the cylinder, every day they spin it, is one day closer to getting the loaded chamber and being hit by a car, poisoned, abused or hit by illness. Continue reading Stray Dog Hit By Car Was Dragging His Shattered Legs For Weeks

Ran Over And Abandoned, This Dog Can Finally Run

Ran over and left to suffer in agony and pain – this was humanity’s present to Joy on October 4, 2016 – World Animal Day. She was rescued by SPAZ volunteers and was taken to the clinic, with two shattered legs and pneumothorax cause by the impact of the crash. A sign outside her kennel’s door warned “caution, in severe pain”. Continue reading Ran Over And Abandoned, This Dog Can Finally Run

Dog Recovered From Severe Injuries Can Now Finally Run

In October 4, 2016, in a suburb of Athens, Greece, Joy was hit by a car and left there, on the side of the road, to suffer in agony and pain, until the SPAZ rescuers got to her. It’s hard to tell if she was recently abandoned or just lost, but nobody has come forward to claim her so far, and I don’t think anyone ever will. Continue reading Dog Recovered From Severe Injuries Can Now Finally Run

Transformation Of A Wild, Sick Dog That Had Never Met People Before

Transformation from being a sick, emaciated, ugly creature to a beautiful, healthy animal is easy. Medication and good food do that. But turning a wild, unsocialized animal to a pet dog, takes patience, persistence, determination and above all, it takes for one person to decide the unthinkable and say: “I’ll take it home” Continue reading Transformation Of A Wild, Sick Dog That Had Never Met People Before

Severely Neglected Elderly Poodle Fighting For His Life

Severely neglected, old (very old, according to our vet), sick, full of skin ulcers and lacerations, with matted dirty hair, blind, deaf and abandoned nearly moribund, this (what appears to be a) Poodle was rescued yesterday by SPAZ in one of the richest suburbs of Athens, Greece – Glyfada. Continue reading Severely Neglected Elderly Poodle Fighting For His Life

Rescue Dogs That Crossed The Rainbow Bridge In 2016

Rescue does not always result in a happy ending. I used to think that, because I had been so lucky since now. Watching dogs come back from the dead made me believe that anything is possible. I lived in that pink bubble for some years, until 2016 gave me a slap on the face and forced me into an “adulthood” I wasn’t ready for. Continue reading Rescue Dogs That Crossed The Rainbow Bridge In 2016