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Stray Dog Disappears And Comes Back Brutally Abused

Stray dogs in Greece are on death row. Literally. They might not be piled up in shelters, scheduled to get a lethal injection on a specific date, but every day they spent on the streets is one day closer to a brutal and painful death, or abuse.




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Ran Over And Abandoned, This Dog Is Now Starting A New Life

Ran over, abandoned and found crawling on the street and begging for help, Xenia was lucky enough to be spotted by the right people. She was found in Patras industrial area, in Greece, a place full of stray, hungry and sick dogs, abandoned puppies, misery and hopelessness.



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Dog Wandering For Days With Embeded Wire Cutting Through Her Belly

Dog abuse in Greece is probably hardwired into our genes – I don’t know how I can explain it any other way. ¬†Embedded wires in necks, tails and even bellies of dogs and cats is so often, that my usual reaction when seeing on of these posts is: “oh, there’s another one”




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Stray Dog Violated By Having Football Team’s Name Spray Painted On Her

Stray dogs are in a constant game of Russian roulette (have said before). So, one day they live their lives among the “pack of humans” they consider they belong to, and the next day they are poisoned, ran over, abused or..spray painted.




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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

Sad, Lonely Stray Dog Is The Happiest Boy After His Adoption

Sad, lonely and fearful, Arnie was spotted by E., a SCARS volunteer in a gas station on the highway, about 65 kilometers from Athens, Greece. A calm, silent giant, looking at you with those huge, green eyes, but not approaching, thin, neglected and with a dermatological disease that made him scratch unstoppably. Continue reading Sad, Lonely Stray Dog Is The Happiest Boy After His Adoption

Unwanted Greek Stray Becomes A Therapy Dog After Her Adoption

Unwanted, rejected, and desperate for attention and human company – this is what Blue was when I first saw her roaming alone on that beach in August 2016. She spent a summer chasing people, cars, and others dogs, following everyone, trying to fit in, wanting to belong. Continue reading Unwanted Greek Stray Becomes A Therapy Dog After Her Adoption

Mangy And Fearful Stray Puppy Gets The Transformation Of A Lifetime

Mangy, alone, and scared to death, Petri suffered more than any dog should, during the first three months of his life. Born by a stray mum, up on a mountain, near one of the busiest and richest suburbs of Athens, Greece – Glyfada, Petri was rescued by SPAZ on July 6, 2016. Continue reading Mangy And Fearful Stray Puppy Gets The Transformation Of A Lifetime