Before you stop reading, this is not a troll article! It happened, and it happened in 2018, in Messinia, Greece. Yes, this is how the authorities reward the rescuers here that pay money out of their own pockets to feed and care for stray animals that the state simply ignores.
What are really dog rescuers made of? What are they like? What do they look like? Is there a specific type? Are they young, old, tall, blond? What music do they listen to? What kind of families did they grow up in? What’s their social and educational background? Continue reading What Are Dog Rescuers Made Of?
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
Christmas is the day when everything stops – you take a break, relax, visit the family, eat until you can’t move. It is everyone’s day off. But rescuers don’t get a day off, simply because there is no one around to do the job for you. Continue reading Christmas Morning For A Dog Rescuer
Sunday is supposed to be something like “sleep until you’re hungry, then eat until you’re sleepy”, right? Well, not if you are a dog rescuer, a volunteer, or involved in animal welfare in any way. If you are any of the above, Sunday is when you are busier than ever. Continue reading Sunday Morning For A Dog Rescuer – Mission: Puppies