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Greece floods: Loyal Dog would not abandon drowned owner (video)

The bond between a human and his dog… Hardly had the heavy rainfall started to fall in the area of Sparti on Wednesday and a 77-year-old man left the secure shelter of his home to go untie his dog. After the dog was untied and both were heading home, the …

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Heartbreaking! Stray puppy finds a warm bed in Xmas Crib

Have a heart for Greece’s strays. A puppy found a warm place to spend the night: in the public Christmas Crib in the city of Kalamata. Baby Jesus & a stray dog Please, support animal welfare associations in Greece and put a bowl of food for the strays in your …

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Crete: Puppy abandoned, left to die in the storm

Ι believe this little guy deserves a second chance and a special blog post. He was abandoned near the town of Chania, in Crete, amid strong rainfall and winds, left outside to die. But he was rescued by an animal lover who heard him whining and barking. “Amid the strong …

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Katerini: shop-owner has a heart for strays & makes our heart melt

The dog is peacefully sleeping on the pavement in the downtown of a city in Central Macedonia. He is covered with a blue and white bed duvet. Next to him is a tin pie pan with half-eaten dry food. The dog lays in front of a shop window with Christmas …

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Man’s best friend: Dog refuses to leave overturned car after traffic accident

A dog is not only man’s best friend but also man’s most loyal pet. A dog in Lamia refused to leave the car involved in a traffic accident until his owner, the driver, returned from the hospital. According to Lamiareport.gr , the accident occurred at a dangerous road spot near …

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Patras: Municipality workers crush living dog in garbage truck

Unbelievable! Municipality workers have reportedly crushed a dog with the automatic garbage mechanism in an unprecedented act of cruelty in Patras. Citing eye witnesses and a local animal welfare society, Greek websites report that this barbaric act took place on Thursday in Katritsi area of Patras in northern-west Peloponnese.    Municipality …

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Athens: dog protester outside ERT

Oh oh oh! A very dangerous four-legged protester. Holding a banner. Urging protesters to stop killing … mosquitoes. “Don’t kill mosquitoes – It’s other sucking our blood – suppression/state – capital/markets” PS I think,  this dog is an anarchist….

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Tyrnavos: local firemen engage in dog rescue from flooded river

Several local firemen were engaged for hours in the rescue of a dog trapped at the shore of flooded Titarisios river in Tyrnavos area of  Central Greece. The dog was found struggling with the rushing waters and unstable soil on Wednesday morning by passersby. They immediately called the Fire Brigades. …

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Achaia: Dog rescued from 15m deep well

Fire brigade men set up a whole operation to rescue a dog who had fallen in a 15 m deep well. With two vehicles and great efforts the mean of  Greek Rescue Teams EMAK managed to save the unlucky dog. The owner had located the fallen dog. The incident happened …

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Why do Greek strays ‘attack’ Greek Civil servants?

Have Greek strays started attacking Greek civil servants? Have the strays in the yard of Ministry of Education been abused? Greek animal welfare portal Adespoto.gr reports of a complaint by a employee at the Ministry. According to the information published at the portal some animal loving  employees care with devotion …

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Patras: Puppy thrown into garbage bin

 A tiny puppy was  thrown into a garbage bin by a heinous human. A young woman, who was passing by, heard his whimper and freed him from a certain and unbelievable cruel death. She took him to the vet and now the “little miracle” is in the care of a …

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“Honest” Stray Dog returns Lost Wallet to Owner

A morally honest citizen should return a lost wallet to its owner. And that’s exactly what a “honest” Greek stray dog did in the town of Lamia. “Bubu”,  a smart stray dog found a wallet on the streets, grabbed it and  carried it to the house, where she has been regularly fed. She left …

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Athens: Justice for tortured and burnt puppy Manolo!

Justice in fast track for tortured burnt puppy Manolo! A court in Athens sentenced Pavlos Tachtaloglou to six months prison sentence and fined him with € 1,000 for torturing puppy Manolo. Tachtaloglou was arrested in on December 26, 2010 in Kallithea, suburb of Athens, after neighbors complained that he systematically tortured his …

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Putin and Puppy: He looks like a Boris to me…

While you are sititng around bored… you can help Russia’s Prime Minister!  Vladimir Putin needs a name for the puppy given to him by his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov. The fluffy puppy is a Karakachan breed male dog, 10 weeks old. He lives in the prime ministerial residence near Moscow. He …

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