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Takis Shelter: The Greek Man from Crete Who Devotes His Life to Animals

Takis Proestakis, a former Greek businessman in the town of Ierapetra, Crete, gave up his comfortable life to devote himself to caring for abandoned dogs and cats at his shelter. The former owner of a popular nightclub in the town has...

Stray Dog Moves from Greece to New Life in Germany on a Bicycle

A dog in Greece found a new lease of life - rescued in Crete from a chained life and moved to Germany crossing Europe on a bicycle!

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...