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Utopia In A Dog’s Eyes – Living Up To A Promise

Sam was hit by a car on Valentine’s day, 2017, in one of the busiest avenues of Athens, Greece. A girl saw him crawling and screaming from the pain, minutes after he had been ran over and abandoned, and SPAZ, the local charity, took him in.




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Animals In Greece This Week | Ep6 – Going International

Animals in Greece this week started as a crazy idea, and now I am addicted. With more and more stories piling up every week, the situation is so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.




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Stray Dog Victim Of Children’s Cruelty – Romeo’s Story

Romeo was one of the millions of strays in Greece that was unlucky enough to stumble upon some of the worst of us humans. He was spotted by a rescuer in the town of Nafplion, while he was being dragged from a rope around his neck by three Roma Gypsy kids.




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Animals In Greece This Week | Ep5 – Introducing The Puppymeter

Animals in Greece this week started as a crazy idea, and now I am addicted. With more and more stories piling up every week, the situation seems so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.




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Thriving In Two Legs – Dodo, The Dog That Lost Everything

When I first met Dodo she had already lost her one leg, and Linda was struggling to save the other, and her tail. I remember the wounds, I just took a glimpse at them, while Linda was cleaning her, but I just couldn’t watch.




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In Your Dream, There Is Always A Happy Ending

The feeling when you first rescue a dog, put it in your car and drive off, is indescribable. Rescuers are always positive – we can’t afford not to be. We can’t afford to cry, because the next dog like the one we just lost might be somewhere around the corner.




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Carrying A Bullet Across Europe – A Puppy’s Wheelie Adventures

Shot when she was only a few weeks old, in a village somewhere in central Greece, Nicky was left paralyzed. The bullet remained stuck in her spine, and it cannot be removed, so Nicky will be carrying the evidence of the worst of humanity in her tiny little body for the rest of her life.




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Couple Adopts A Dog Nobody Would And Brings Her Back To “Life”

Shadow was rescued in Greece in December 2016, juts a few days before Christmas. She had been spotted by a SPAZ volunteer a few days before, in the outskirts of Athens in terrible condition, living as a stray and feeding off corpses to survive.




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Dog Finds Abandoned Kittens And He Becomes The Perfect Foster Dad

Abandoned litters of kittens are such a common thing in Greece, that every time we come across one, our usual reaction is “oh, no, not again”. Within only a month, SCARS has rescued more than 25 kittens, all abandoned in the same way.




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