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Can you offer lovely Lucy a new UK home?

Lucy, a lovely dog rescued by Lesvos Stray Dog and Cat Adoptions, was booked to travel with us to her new home in the UK later this month. Unfortunately, her new home has fallen through. Lucy won't be able to join our trip unless she has an alternative new home to go to. Rebecca from the charity tells us how she found Lucy, and what she's like. "I saw her on the streets for some weeks. When I first called her she came running. She jumped into my car as soon as I opened the door, and laid down on [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:49:33+01:00Thursday, November 5, 2015|animal rescue, animal shelter|53 Comments

Danai from Greece has a new home in the Netherlands; can you help Rita find a new home too?

Do you remember Danai? She was in the care of the Filozoikos Shelter in Athens Central Park since being left there as a puppy with her six litter mates. Danai had a serious eye condition — a dermoid cyst — that needed operating on. But at around €700, the cost was beyond the budget of the shelter. So Kiki, Martha and their colleagues set about raising funds. Many people were moved by Danai's story. Alexandros, a friend of the shelter, ran the Athens marathon to help raise money. Others — including followers of this blog — made donations. Everyone's generosity meant enough [...]

By |2019-02-05T12:54:22+00:00Thursday, March 19, 2015|animal rescue, animal shelter, looking for a forever home|0 Comments

Meet Peabody, Fidel, Lady, Milou, Poppi, Philomena, Daisy, Robbie, Narla, Silva and Louis from Greece

Animalcouriers travelled from Italy to Greece and arrived to the unusual sight of snow in Patras. We drove on to Athens, where the first passenger to get on board was Champion Mini Bull Terrier Peabody. He's off to England in time for Crufts, and we wish him lots of luck. John and Clare breed and show these lovely dogs. Next up were Fidel and Lady, a lively pair of Spaniels who belong to Dimitri. He's gone on ahead to England, leaving his dogs in the care of his parents, who brought them to us at the Palace Hotel. Stavros brought [...]

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