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Dog Nurses Cats in Touching Video from Greece

A dog was spotted nursing cats in the village of Krannonas in central Greece recently. The heartwarming footage shows "Sanny" the dog lying down, allowing the cats to nurse her -- instead of chasing them around the farm. The Greek farmer...

Greek Firefighters Save Trapped Dog in Well on Mykonos

Greek firefighters on the island of Mykonos saved the life of a dog, which had fallen in a deep well recently. The incident took place in the area of Korfos on the popular Greek island of Mykonos. Eight-Meter Deep Well The lovely...

The Moving Story of Alecos: From Chained Life in Crete to Liberty in Germany

The story of Alecos, the beautiful dog found chained to a tree near the town of Ierapetra, Crete this summer could perhaps make a great film. Alecos lived chained and forgotten on a mountain in Crete, something that unfortunately happens...

Dutch Couple Bids Farewell to Beloved Dog in Moving Act in Greece

Every summer, the Dutch couple vacationed in Greece with their beloved dog. They formed a deep bond with the country -- relaxing under the Greek sun, swimming in the Argolic Gulf, near Nafplio, exploring the stunning landscape together. When their...

Ancient Greek Shepherd Dog in Danger of Extinction

The Greek Shepherd, the dog which has been bred for centuries for guarding livestock in the mountainous regions of the country, is now in danger of extinction, experts are warning. The decline of livestock farming, along with an increase in...

Dog Chained to Tree in Cretan Wilderness Gets Second Chance at Life (video)

A dog found chained to a tree in the middle of nowhere in southern Crete was rescued on Tuesday by a local animal lover who was aided by the local police. Takis Proestakis, who runs an animal shelter near the...

Family Dog Kills Three-Month Old Baby in Greece

A three-month-old baby girl was killed on Thursday at her home by the family dog, reportedly a Rottweiler, at Glyka Nera, east of Athens. According to neighbors, the distraught 35-year old mother rushed her baby to the Penteli children's hospital...

Greek Dog Who Mourned Death of Owner at Shrine Has Been Taken

The modern day Hachiko in Nafpaktos, who stole peoples hearts when he refused to leave the roadside shrine marking where his owner was killed in a car accident, has disappeared after being taken by unknown individuals. People everywhere were touched...

Greek Hachiko Waits in Vain Next to Owner's Roadside Shrine

A modern day Hachiko in Nafpaktos found a new home next to the shrine that was placed on the national road where his boss was killed. A shrine is built to act as a remembrance of a traffic accident victim,...

Greece's First Trained Guide Dog Lara Dies at 16

A black Labrador named Lara, who worked as Greece's first officially trained guide dog for people with visual impairment, died on Tuesday night at the age of sixteen. Lara became a symbol of the rights of disabled people in Greece,...