Tag Archives: Kalamata

Woman Falls In Love With Greek Stray Dog And One Year Later Brings It Home To Australia

Ellie Prodromou is the founder of Penny Marathon, a Greek Australian animal charity that helps stray, abandoned, neglected and abused companion animals in both countries.

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Help Feed Hundreds Of Rescued Dogs In One Of Greece’s Biggest Shelters

The DASH dog shelter is one of the largest shelters in Greece, and it’s home to hundreds of dogs. It is based near the city of Kalamata, in the south of the country, an area quite notorious for animal abuse and neglect.

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Hundreds Of Rescued Dogs In Shelter Get Special Treatment For The First Time In Their Lives

The DASH (Dream of A Safe Heaven) dog shelter is based in Kalamata, southern Greece. It was built by volunteers, it is being run by volunteers and it is based on donations alone, like all shelters in Greece.

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Emaciated Sick Dog Found Abandoned In The Middle Of Nowhere

Emaciated is just a word. So is starving, sick, abandoned, abused, neglected, mutilated, ran over, hanged, drowned, shot. Behind the words however, there are living beings that feel pain, fear, hunger, thirst. Maybe they also feel the injustice, or maybe not.

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Animal Lovers Run A Marathon To Raise Awareness

It was the first time I joined the Penny Marathon this year, but it definitely won’t be the last. I didn’t run, but next time I will. I didn’t have my Penny Marathon T-shirt on, but next time I will. I won’t be wasting your time trying to describe what the experience is like and what running for the animals feels like– the video covers all five hours of our journey, from the first meeting point to the finish line. I will just try to answer briefly any questions you might have. Continue reading Animal Lovers Run A Marathon To Raise Awareness