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.
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.
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:
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.
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
Sarcoptic and demodectic mange have been providing the most amazing before- after rescue stories in animal welfare. Especially sarcoptic mange can make a dog appear so gruesome, that after the treatment, the question “is that the same dog?” is more than common. Continue reading Sarcoptic And Demodectic Mange In Dogs
Greek animal welfare is like…what Rubik’s cube is to most people: it’s obvious that it can be done, and once you are almost there, a piece (of shit) comes along and spoils the whole structure, obliging you to take the whole thing apart again. Continue reading Greek DA Defies The Animal Welfare Law Simply Because She Feels Like It