This man has taken it upon himself to rescue hundreds of dogs who have been abandoned. Theoklitos Proestakis, known locally as Takis, runs a shelter in the south of Crete and has saved more than 200 dogs over the last three years. Takis has given up everything to care for the dogs after he found himself “stunned” by the suffering the animals were going through in his town of Lerapetra. At the moment he has over 150 dogs in his care.
Explaining why he decided to set up the shelter, he said: “One day I went to the rubbish dump and I saw horrible and crazy things there. I just wanted to help them. So I started looking after them, taking them food and water and I was so happy when I saw they started to get stronger”. Watch his sad but inspiring video.
Guy Gives Up Everything To Save Stray Dogs
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Takis Shelter Video
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