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.
Continue reading Strays Belong On The Streets – Everyday Ridiculousness
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.
Continue reading Neglected Dogs Dying Per Hundreds In Greek Public Shelters
Beautiful. Nafpactos is a beautiful town in western Greece, with the Venetian fortress, two beautiful towers at the entrance of the port, the long beach where you can enjoy beautiful walks or bike rides.
Continue reading Beautiful Ugly Place – The Two Faced Town Of Nafpaktos
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.
Continue reading Kids Around The World Join A Drawing Competition For The Strays
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:
Continue reading Amazing Women Rescuers Dedicated To Helping Animals In Need
Two of SCARS rescue cats, Iron and Powder, found in each other all the love, the warmth and the tenderness they were deprived off during most of their lives. They love each other so much, eat together, play together, and sleep in each other’s arms in front of the window, where the sun keeps them warm.
Continue reading Two Very Sick Rescue Cats Find Comfort In Each Other’s Arms
Every time I try to write about the Save a Greek Stray shelter, the words just seem too small and I can never express what being able to volunteer there really means. Continue reading A Song For The Unwanted
Here’s the thing: for every dog we rescue in Greece, we simply choose to leave a dozen others behind. Every time I upload a rescue video, I prefer to exclude footage showing other strays wandering around the dog we chose to save, because I simply don’t want to answer to the same questions every time (“there was another dog there, why did you not rescue him?”) Continue reading Playing God – Choosing Which Dog To Rescue And Which One To Leave Behind
Christmas is when dog owners get to dress up their pets and have them pose next to the Christmas tree, sending wishes to friends and family. I did that too, but basically I mainly did it so that I wouldn’t be called the grumpy one who tends to ruin everyone’s Christmas spirit. Continue reading Christmas – How A Dog Rescuer Sees Holidays
Trash – urban trash – is what strays are considered by most people. No matter how much we try to convince some of them out there, they simply can’t make the connection between their purebred teacup pet dog and the stray shepherd mix begging for food around the corner. Continue reading Trash Or Treasure? – Natural Born Strays