Six months ago, we told you about Pascal, a street puppy that some horrid children tried to drown in glue but was saved in the nick of time. It took ages for him to recover, but now he looks fantastic! And even better, he has been adopted and spends his days having fun on the beach. After dredging the starving puppy in glue, the kids dragged him through the mud, … [Read more...] about You Won’t Believe What the Puppy Who Was Nearly Drown in Glue Looks Like Now!
Murat Sahin may be the very definition of good Samaritan. Every day, without fail, Sahin gets on an old motorbike and drives through the forest of Aydos in Istanbul, Turkey feeding every and any stray animal he comes across. It's one of the most important things he does all day, as just in that little area he has over 100 dogs relying on him for a good … [Read more...] about Hero Biker Is Single-Handedly Saving the Street Animals of Istanbul
Istanbul can be a heck of a place for one to find themselves homeless. If you're also a dog, things could get really tough. However, Hero found his forever home when Chuck and Lisa Taylor were looking for a friend for the golden retriever. Now Hero lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his forever family, and things are looking good. "Rescue dogs make the world's greatest … [Read more...] about Homeless Dog Makes 5,000 Mile Trek to Forever Home
There are about 150,000 stray dogs and cats in Istanbul, and finding food isn’t easy for all of them. But now there’s a vending machine in the city’s center that dispenses food whenever someone recycles a bottle or a can, with the deposits on them being used to buy the food. Vivien Timmler of Spiegel Online International (and cultural supplement KulturSPIEGEL) … [Read more...] about Recycling Program Helps Feed Istanbul’s Street Dogs