Piccina - Rescue #15 - Puglia Pooches

Piccina – Rescue #15

Back in early April 2007, we met Piccina, she used to follow one of the local men, she was always very friendly when she saw us, mostly with Mino, but was always very hungry. She was skin and bones, this chap she followed could barely afford to feed himself, let alone all the dogs that…

Flossy, with Squirt, Rescue #14 - Puglia Pooches

Flossy – Rescue #14

Flossy arrived in March 2007. I was out on my bike one morning and I witnessed Flossy being attacked by a pack of stray dogs. I immediately came to her defence, by shouting and shooing off the perpetrators. Of course, what happened then, she followed me home. What was I to do, she wasn’t going…

Rusty - Rescue # 12 - Puglia Pooches

Rusty – Rescue # 12

One Sunday in November 2005, I was walking through the market one morning, and spotted this huge puppy, with this extremely long tail, that almost touched the ground. He was so bewildered and lost. No more than 6 months old. He was an adorable dog. He followed me home and became one of the pack.…

Titti - Rescue # 11- Puglia Pooches

Titti – Rescue # 11

There was a restaurant opposite where we lived, and one of the women that worked there asked us if we would look after her little dog Titti for a short while, as she was currently living with her in-laws. The mother in law didn’t like animals, she was very cruel to Titi. She even left…

Paco - Rescue # 10 - Puglia Pooches

Paco – Rescue # 10

Here we were in Italy, there were stray dogs everywhere you looked. Paco was the first Italian one we took in after arriving in Italy. Rescue number 10, what a dog, he had been wandering the streets of Squinzano for some considerable time. Beautiful boy, he fitted in with all the others like he’d known…