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Wasteland – Dog Rescue In The Outskirts Of Athens

Anything I say about this part of Athens will not be enough. Anything you read about it is not enough. Even if you visit once, like I did one morning in January 2018, you won’t get the whole picture of what’s going on there.




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Municipal Vet Fired After Sabotaging Free Sterilizations For Strays Insists That She Was Doing Her Job

Ok, first of all I am not a journalist, so writing posts like this one is for me a headache. Now that I have apologized, I’ll get straight to the point.




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Greek Authorities Stop Free Sterilization Program For Strays Because …

Greek corruption, ridiculousness and stupidity, all in one decision (like a 2 in 1 shampoo – why bother when you can make things NOT happen simply by saying no).




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Who Abandons The Sick Dogs We Rescue From The Streets?

Who are they? There are so many abandoned dogs in Greece every single day, that you can’t help but wonder: who are they? How many of them are there? What is wrong with the people here? The numbers are so crazy that it almost looks fake.



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Horror Dog Stories From The Greek Countryside

The Greek countryside is where most horror stories are conceived and enforced: poisoned, dogs, kittens and puppies wrapped in plastic bags and thrown in the garbage, hanged dogs, drown dogs, dogs chained in the middle of nowhere for their entire life etc etc etc.




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Running For A Cause – Penny Marathon 2017

I could say that the Penny Marathon is just another animal welfare non-profit organization, but it’s a lot more. The Penny Marathon is a chance for all of us to go out there once a year, among the public, and speak for all companion animals that keep waiting in shelter kennels or out on the streets – waiting for a chance.




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How many Puppies Are Really Abandoned In Greece Every Week?

How many puppies are abandoned here every week? Can you imagine? Well, nobody can, because they are uncountable. While we go around neutering and spaying strays, citizens keep producing more and more strays, allowing their dogs to breed and then simply removing the puppies from their mothers and abandoning them somewhere in the middle of nowhere.




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