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Court: Vets from other EU states may provide emergency services in Greece

European veterinarians may offer their services in Greece on a temporary and incidental way, according to the Council of State (CoS) on Monday, partially cancelling two Agriculture Minister decisions of 2015. The contested regulations concerned the certification of veterinarians and their access to the newly established electronic database of pets, …

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Arcturos brown bears sanctuary in need of donations due to lockdown

Brown bears sanctuary Arcturos wildlife protection organization in northern Greece is asking the public for financial support following sharp revenues drop due to the lockdown imposed in the country. Visits have stopped and therefore the revenues, the organization said in a statement. Arcturos revenues derive exclusively from visits to the …

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Volunteers rescue dozens of animals from Evia fire, some need foster

Volunteers from animal welfare organizations did not hesitate a moment and rushed to the forest fire on Evia to rescue animals: farming animals, domesticated, strays, wildlife. Many need now a foster home even for a week or so. Tuesday afternoon, members of ART – Animal Rescue Team arrived in the …

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Christmas Bazaar for Greece’s Strays Dec 9-10 in Athens

The volunteers of Greek Animal Protection and Welfare non-profit organization Stray.gr hold their 14th Christmas Bazaar over the weekend December 9 and 10 2017. Visitors can purchase Christmas presents for the two- and four-legged friends, good luck charms 2018 and calendars for the new year, new and used books, accessories, …

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One more body recovered under the debris, death toll increases to 21

The body of a man was recovered from the mud and debris at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning. He was found near the stream close to the depot of the Mandra Municipality. In a machine-shop nearby two more bodies were recovered in the last days. With the tragic discovery on …

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The “invisible” victims of flash floods: Help for surviving animals!

Check below for updates, bank and paypal accounts and contact information. It was heartbreaking to watch the dogs of a missing man, probably buried under tons of mud and rubble in the basement of a house Mandra, the area most affected by the deadly flash floods in West Attica.  Fire …

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Huge ecological disaster after tanker sinks off Salamis island in Saronic Gulf

More than two thousand tones of fuel were poured into the sea when a tanker sank off the island of Salamis in the west of the Argo-Saronic Gulf on Sunday. An unprecedented ecological disaster with huge impact on the environment, the wildlife and the local economy. Tanker Agia Zoni II …

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Animal abuse: Brainless thug paints stray dog with AEK FC initials

What’s the difference between a human and an animal? Sometimes it is hard to tell. But it is certain it is not the number of legs that makes the difference. Animals abuse is widespread in Greece. And some abuser think it is fun to paint animals. A  brainless two-legged supporter …

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When Stones Melt, Athens Strays Need Desperately Water!

I was swimming at Kavouri on Saturday afternoon when I was a big,  short haired, stray black dog nearing the beach. He stood for a minute, sniffed around and walked carefully in the shallow waters. He did a few careful steps on the sliding stones under the water. When he found a place …

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Dolphins Show suspended in Attica Zoo Park

The Dolphins’ Show at the Attica Zoo Park in Spata newa Athens has been suspended after an application for provisional measures submitted by the Ecologists Greens and animal loving citizens. The performance in the pool of the Zoo is temporary suspended and until an Athens court decides about the commercial exploitation of …

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