Meet Theoklitos ‘Takis’ Proestakis: a dental specialist who surrendered his effective profession to begin a haven that takes in deserted dogs.Takis lives in Lerapetra, a shoreline town on the Greek island of Crete. In 2015, Takis went to a neighborhood junkyard to drop off some waste.
While there, he went over a stunning sight: he saw huge amounts of thin, starving puppies meandering the landfill, searching for something to eat.Takis made an inquiry or two, and he discovered that most of these canines were surrendered by their previous proprietors.
The pooches should chase hounds, however in the event that they couldn’t carry out this responsibility all around ok, their proprietors surrendered them in the mountains. Most of these mutts aren’t fixed or fixed, and the pooches’ proprietors will regularly additionally relinquish the canines’ little dogs in the junkyards.
Takis was stunned to find out about this, and he realized he needed to plan something for help these canines. Takis started getting sustenance and water to hounds junkyards around Lerapetra.Takis kept bringing the puppies nourishment and water, yet it didn’t feel like enough. It was clear these mutts required a spot to call home.
Thus, Takis chose to leave his place of employment as a dental specialist and begin his very own safe house. Takis purchased a 33,000-meter plot of land loaded up with olive forests. At that point, he started moving the surrendered puppies over to his asylum. The canines were so glad to have a spot to call home!
Unfortunately, numerous individuals weren’t content with the safe house. His neighbors whined continually about the clamor, and Takis additionally experienced difficulty paying for the mutts’ nourishment, asylum, and medicinal medications. He ended up selling his car and his house and moving into the shelter.
Takis started a Facebook page for the shelter, and it quickly began attracting attention. Soon, he had over 200,000 followers! Many people started sending donations to the shelter, and the shelter began flourishing! With the help of these kind strangers, Takis was able to take in even more cats and dogs who desperately needed help.