Monday , October 23 2017
Home / News / animals (page 5)

animals

Crete: Seen Caesar at Heraklion Airport?

What a  bad luck! This cutie, Ceasar, was about to travel abroad for a new life, when an airport staff member opened his travel box and let him escape. The incident occurred in th evening of May 22, 2012 couple of days ago. So if you happen to be at the Heraklion airport and …

Read More »

First Time in Greece: A Prosecutor for the Animal Protection

For the first time in Greece, a prosecutor has been assigned and will be responsible for the protection of the animals and the strays. Prosecutor Constantina Aggelopoulou will oversee the cases of animal abuse, poisoning and torturing animals, and all other cases that violate the new animal protection law. Meanwhile the …

Read More »

Greek Super-Market Chain Sets Pet-Food Donations Boxes For the Benefits of Strays

 This a new charity action for Greek local animal welfare organisations that struggle to cope with the economic crisis and an always increasing number of strays of abandoned pets. Supermarket “AB VASILOPOULOS” accepted to set pet food donations boxes at its branches so that animal lovers can donate food. For …

Read More »

Corinth: Dramatic Dog Rescue (video)

Crews from Greek search and rescue brigades (EMAK) rescued a little dog from the slopes of the Isthmus of Corinth. The dog had left his home a few hours earlier. He was trapped in the slopes and was unable to return to safe land. The onwers called the fire brigades that …

Read More »

Dogs: Vaccine Against Canine Leishmaniasis (Kalazar) Available in Greece

The much awaited vaccine against often fatal ending disease of Canine Leishmaniasis or Kalazar in dogs is finally available in Greece. As January 16th 2011,  the vaccine can be pbtained at vet clinics. The vaccine contains proteins of Cani Leish parasite that will produce antibodies in the immune system of our canine …

Read More »

Agrinio: Flat on Fire – Barking Little Dog Alerts Residents

The persistent barking of a dog literally ‘saved’ a building in Agrinio when fire broke out in one of the apartments. According to local media agriniopress, the fire broke out in the kitchen on an apartment, most probably due to the kitchen stove. However the building was on a side road …

Read More »

Number of Abandoned Dogs Skyrockets in Crisis-Hit Greece

You see them everywhere. Dogs wandering around without a visible goal in streets and parks, squares and promenades. Running run up and down, left and right. Following an unseen trace. Running distraught and distressed. Hungry and thirsty.  Wearing a blue, a red or a brown collar. The once loved but now abandoned …

Read More »

Crete: Owner Lets Chained Dog Die in Rusty Barrel

That’s the sear animal abuse and not only! The owner of a dog let him die chained into a rusty barrel and he didn’t even bother to remove the cadaver of the unlucky soul. It is not known how the unfortunate creature died. Whether from starvation or sickness. The Animal …

Read More »

Loukanikos Made it in TIME’s “Person of the Year 2011”

The Protesters of Arab Spring and of Occupy Movements around the globe were chosen by US Magazine TIME as the “Person of the Year 2011”. Protesters from Tunisia to Spain and from Chile to Russia are featured in this special TIME issue because “in 2011, protesters didn’t just voice their complaints; …

Read More »

Hermes: from Dumped Stray to Insistent Tomcat (video)

He is one of the most beautiful boys I know. And the most insistent one. Hermes’ hobby in winter is to open the balcony door. Whether to go outside, whether to come inside. Hermes stands ups and starts …talking “Miw,maw, minminmawmin”. He won’t stop until you open the door even a tiny …

Read More »

Greece:Two Brothers Set Cat on Fire & Upload Video on FB

Pets-hating scums are among us! Soso and Mitsos are a brother and a sister (so they claim on Facebook) who abused and set on fire an unlucky cat. They are both teenagers aroudn 18 years old. Somewhere in Greece. The idiots uploaded the video of the animal abuse and torture on …

Read More »

Athens: Riot Police Kicks even Famous Riot Dog ‘Loukanikos’

After the ugly scenes of riot police beating civilians and photo-reporters and throwing tear-gas at the Metro entrance during the Wednesday protests in Athens, a picture this morning adds the icing on the top of police violence. A riot policeman kicks even a harmless animal … the world famous riot dog Loukanikos! …

Read More »

Athens-Acropolis: Bazaar for Stray & Abandoned Cats, Sept 25

How about a nice walk in the city’s most beautiful street at the feet of Acropolis and some charity? Tomorrow Sunday, September 25th 2011 in Athens? Animal Welfare Society Nine Lives organizes a Bazaar for the benefits of stray and abandoned cats in Greece’s capital. The bazaar takes place from …

Read More »

Kos: “Gypsy” Found a Home!

Remember the black fluffy bear damped at the dogs’ kennel of Daidalos Hotel in Kos? Yes, the cute puppy given the name “Gypsy” by the hotel personnel? She found a home! One of the girls working at the entertainment section fell in love with her and convinced her mom to …

Read More »

Kos: A Heart for Strays

The little furry ball is hardly two months old. Like every puppy she is curious and loves cuddles and hugs. Her favorite playground is the garden, with all the bushes and the trees, offering great hiding places and adventures. She walks in a clumsy puppy manner and rolls over when she …

Read More »

Dramatic Young Dolphin Rescue By Greek Volunteers (picts, video)

Swimmers at a Gytheion beach were more than alarmed to see a dolphin swimming in the area, living behind a trace of blood. Men, women and even chilrden rushed to capture the small dolhin and bring it to rescue. A wonderful and touching story showing also that there is indeed …

Read More »