by Katerina Lorenzatos Makris ~ Spay and neuter are cornerstones of companion animal welfare and rescue efforts. These surgical procedures prevent unwanted births and thus can drastically reduce the numbers of homeless, neglected, and abused animals in our communities. But many folks don’t quite understand what spay and neuter are, how they are performed, or […]
by Katerina Lorenzatos Makris ~ Most folks know there are volunteer doctors who travel the world to donate their services to humans in need, but a lesser-known brand of Good Samaritans are the veterinarians who do the same for needy nonhuman patients, including the furry Fidos and felines who can benefit from a little… shall […]
by Katerina Lorenzatos Makris ~ One month ago today, I received word from the Netherlands that our sponsored puppy Theseus* was quite ill. It came as a disturbing surprise. For the weeks prior I had been seeing lovely photos and cheery descriptions of him and of the six other puppies we had sent from Greece […]
by Katerina Lorenzatos Makris Below we’ve posted the latest information provided by one of the veterinarians who attended Bingo, a member of the Lucky 7 group of rescued puppies who we recently sent from Greece to the Netherlands for re-homing. Sadly, on January 1 Bingo passed away after a sudden and as-yet undiagnosed illness.
by Katerina Lorenzatos Makris ~ Initial results have come in from the post-mortem work done on Bingo, one of the Lucky 7 Puppies who went from Greece to the Netherlands for re-homing, but passed away after a sudden, deadly, and still undiagnosed illness last week. The Lucky 7 were rescued and sponsored by a hardworking […]