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Dog Brio finds supersized rare white truffle in Northern Greece

An unusually large, rare and expensive gastronomic treasure was found in Northern Greece. The   large white truffle (Tuber magnatum) weighs 510 grams. It is the largest ever white truffle found in Greece in recent years. White truffles usually weight 50-150 grams. The rare white truffle was found by the associate …

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Dog missing after 6.3R earthquake returns home when school bell rings

For one year, the dog called Bubis was the mascot of the primary school in Vrisa on the island of Levsos. He disappeared from the area after the powerful 6.3 R earthquake stroke on June 12th,  devastated the village and brought also the school to collapse.When the school bell rang …

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Fire Brigades rescue dog from rushing river waters (video)

A shepherd spotted a dog swept away from the waters of the river Alfeios in Peloponnese. The poor animal had somehow manage to save himself from the rushing waters on one of the rocks of the river bed rock under a bridge. But it was trapped. The shepherd called the …

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German tourist injured as he tried to save a goat chased by a dog

A German tourist literally risked his life trying to save a goat that was chased by a dog. The man  suffered serious injuries when he fell into a rocky area on the island of Antiparos. The middle-aged man and his wife were walking along the sea side in the west …

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Stray dog seeks refugee from loud Easter fireworks in …Church VIDEO

We all know how loud is the celebration of Jesus Resurrection, Saturday midnight. Everybody who has pets, whether cats or dogs, is aware that the cracking fireworks are a torture for any animal. The situation is much worse for stray dogs and feral cats who have nobody to calm them …

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Animal abuse: Brainless thug paints stray dog with AEK FC initials

What’s the difference between a human and an animal? Sometimes it is hard to tell. But it is certain it is not the number of legs that makes the difference. Animals abuse is widespread in Greece. And some abuser think it is fun to paint animals. A  brainless two-legged supporter …

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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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