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Court vindicates two animal shelters on Crete after false charges

Α local court on Crete unanimously ruled in favor of the directors of two animal shelters in Chania region, dismissing all charges of profiteering from the placement of animals, mostly dogs, abroad. The presidents of two animal welfare associations that maintained their accommodation in Souda and Nerokourou, as well as …

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Greece Lockdown: Special Permits for strays feeding approved by Municipalities

The Greek Civil Protection clarified instructions for those feeding strays during the lockdown period. Allowed is movement only within the municipality of permanent residence and for the duration of three hours. There is a special form that has to be downloaded, printed and approved by the office in charge of …

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Mavropigi SOS: Puppies and adult dogs at risk as PPC demolishes the village

More than 50 dogs, puppies and adult dogs are in urgent need of help and adoption. Their lives are at risk as Greece’s Public Power Company PPC is forwarding with the  demolition of the abandoned village of Mavropigi by Kozani in Western Macedonia, in order to proceed with the coal …

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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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City of Athens opens A/C halls for vulnerable, appeals “Water for Strays” during heat wave

Prolonged heat wave: The Athens Municipality has opened six air-conditioned halls across the city especially for the vulnerable groups of the society who cannot afford to have an A/C or even a fan run in their homes. The halls will be open from 08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.  all thought …

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Preveza Municipality: One Euro for the Strays :)

Municipality of Preveza in Western Greece, took a pioneer step in the care of stray dogs and cats. It will charge residents with one euro via the bills for Municipality Water & Sewerage  issued every three months. These revenues will be spent for the needs of strays in municipality shelter and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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