Dog Who Turned to ‘Stone’ Overcomes Her Fear and Learns What Love Feels Like

“Petra is starved, in ache, and exhausted – she will barely transfer. She’s been combating far too many issues for too lengthy,” wrote Save A Greek Stray after they first noticed her and knew they needed to rescue her.

The dog had been dwelling on the streets of Oropos, a rural space of Athens, Greece for a few years. However the years had taken their toll and her physique was riddled with infections and illness.

They named her Petra, the Greek phrase for “stone” as a result of her pores and skin was scaled and exhausting from mange. They shared images of her on social media, which caught the attention of Valia Orfanidou, an expertise dog rehabilitator.

She was touched by the dog she hadn’t even met and wrote, “Even severely emaciated and together with her face became stone by mange, the best way she seemed proper into the digital camera made her look beautiful. As if she was wanting into your soul.”

Her affinity for Petra lead Valia to succeed in out to the rescue and organize a go to.

“I wasn’t a volunteer at that shelter again then, however I anticipated each week to see updates on her, Valia wrote. “Lastly I bought to satisfy her just a few months after she had totally recovered from every thing that was incorrect together with her – mange, leishmaniasis, ehrichia…you identify it.”

Valia has rescued dogs deemed “hopeless” instances earlier than however she shortly realized that Petra had a worse drawback than all her well being points and that was she didn’t belief anybody.

“Regardless of the love and care she had been receiving for months, she was nonetheless too fearful, unwilling to depart her cage and would growl on the different dogs,” explains Valia.

Valia started working together with her. “The primary time I walked her it took us one hour to cowl a distance of just some meters from her cage,” she stated. “Each week she was extra prepared to go for a stroll, she began tolerating affection and the corporate of different dogs.”

“She by no means made a step backwards, till she reached the purpose the place she is at the moment,” stated Valia.

With numerous persistence and many time, Petra started to open her coronary heart.

The dog who seemed like stone and was stone-hearted has reworked right into a “comfortable, social, affectionate, excellent dog” says Valia. Just one factor is lacking, and that’s a without end dwelling. Petra is offered in Greece via Save A Greek Stray.

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