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Simple Ways To Make A Dog Rescuer Lose A Good Night’s Sleep

If you are a dog rescuer living in a country like Greece, you can never really get a good night’s sleep, because you know for a fact that right this moment, when you rescues are safe and sound in the shelter or a foster home, there are about a million others out there, dying helpless, being poisoned and giving birth on the streets to puppies bound to be ran over by a truck once they are old enough to start walking but that old to know the dangers.



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Charity’s Dog Adoption Day Is Followed By A Message From The Neighbors

Are you wondering about the cover image? Well, here is how it goes: the nails hidden in the sausages on the right were left for the dog to consume and die of. Well, not particularly this dog, but for any dog who had the audacity to step foot in the particular DOG park.



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Cat Rescue – Making The World A Better “Feline” Place

SCARS is basically a “newborn” charity. It’s founding only dates back a year and a half ago, and it’s composed by all sorts of people – from veterans, like the “golden girls”, who have fostered and rehomed more than 1000 animals in the past 10 years, to “newbies” who just adopted one of our rescue cats and ended up being…like us.




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Puppies In Trash – The Greek Way Of Population Control And What Can We Do

Puppies wrapped in plastic bags and thrown in the garbage is such a common thing here, that every time there is a post about a new litter found dead or moribund in a garbage bin, most of us are like: “oh, well, another one”.




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Strays Belong On The Streets – Everyday Ridiculousness

Strays have a lifespan of approximately 2 years, depending on the neighborhood they live in and their luck. In Greece, the risks for a stray dog (or cat) range from being poisoned deliberately, ran over and abandoned, suffering random abuse, starving and of course getting sick and dying without proper care and medical assistance.



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Neglected Dogs Dying Per Hundreds In Greek Public Shelters

Neglected, starved, forgotten, without food, water and proper veterinary care, dogs keep dying per hundreds in Greek concentration camps, that pretend to be “shelters” – legal shelters, since they are public.




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Kids Around The World Join A Drawing Competition For The Strays

Kids around the world, between the ages of 6 and 12,  can participate in this drawing and design competition that Penny Marathon organizes  for the second time this year.




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Amazing Women Rescuers Dedicated To Helping Animals In Need

Amazing, tough, dedicated and inspiring, these eight women just…deserve to be here. Today it’s Women’s Day, so this post is about these eight women that I know, admire and respect.  Some of them have gone viral through my videos, and some haven’t. Animal Welfare in Greece is a heavy  load, mainly falling on women’s shoulders. So, here they are:




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