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Crete: Man arrested for having tied a dog on his car and drag him

A 74-year-old man was arrested in Rethymon on the island of Crete after the Greek social media were flooded with pictures showing the license plate of his vehicle. The man had tied a dog on the back of his car and was dragging him along the old national road Chania …

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Five Wild Horses found shot dead in Evros protected wetland, N. Greece

Fishermen in a channel at the Delta of the Evros river in North-Eastern Greece, made a macabre discovery. The bodies of five wild horses were floating in the river at short distance to each other and near the pumping station area where the fishermen also have their cabins in the …

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Pregnant dog shot in Chania – Businessman offers €2,000 reward

World Animal Day sadly reminds of the challenge Greece face in terms of animal abuse. It was just on the even of this special day, when somebody fatally shot a pregnant dog. The dog did not particularly belonged to anyone, was rather a stray in the village of Pantelari, Chania …

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Crete: Thugs put dog and 9 puppies in furnace, start fire (video)

An animal abuse of unbelievable brutality in Gergeri, Crete: One or several thugs put a dog mom and her nine puppies in a furnace,  placed pine trees needles inside, sealed the entrance with stones and started a fire to have the dog family burned alive. It was pure luck a …

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Corfu police fines man with €30K for pouring petroleum oil on dog

Police on the island of Corfu confirmed it has imposed an administrative fine of 30,000 euros to a man who poured petroleum oil on a dog, tied him at a power column and left the animal under the sun for several hours. The 62-year-old man claimed he poured the fuel …

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Patras: Priest arrested for shooting and killing two dogs

Police arrested a priest for having shot two dogs. The arrest followed denouncement and official complaint by local animal welfare organizations. The 65-year old priest shot the two dogs in front of children. According to the complaint, the priest shot at the dogs who had entered his home yard. He …

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Naxos – The Slaughter of Sea Turtles: Rescue org appeals for hints

They slaughter sea turtles on the island of Naxos. Since the beginning of the year, a total of ten sea turtles have been washed up at the beaches of the Greek island in the Cyclades in the Aegean sea. All of them were beheaded. The Greek Sea Turtles Protection and …

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