Transforming the lives of Greece’s stray cats

Greece is home to an estimated 3 million stray cats who all too often have short, distressing lives.  Constantly searching for their next meal, at risk of injury, disease and abuse these vulnerable cats can spend their entire lives without any veterinary care, shelter or positive human contact.  No new homeless kittens  Our top priority […]

Vote for the animals European election campaign launched in Greece

Greek animal welfare organizations who are members of the Eurogroup for Animals today announced that they will be using this year’s elections for the European Parliament to make the case for improvements in the treatment of animals across Europe. The Vote for Animals campaign, which is being rolled across Europe by the Eurogroup for Animals, […]

Wolves’ protection status in EU under threat

The European Commission’s appears committed to “decide on a proposal to modify, where appropriate, the status of protection of the wolf within the EU and to update the legal framework, to introduce, where necessary, further flexibility” by the end of the year. However, it is a policy decision on a crucial issue that is being […]

The EU responds to a ban of fur farms

Over the past few years, we have rallied in support of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) #FurFreeEU petition, advocating for the cessation of fur farms and the sale of fur products within the European Union. Fur Free EU gathered an impressive 1.5 million signatures, including 21,566 from Greece, all united in calling for a Fur […]

Our Three-Day Mission on Kea

On November 24-26, the Animal Action Greece team made a three-day visit to the island of Kea, in order to provide veterinary, dental and farriery care to the island’s equids. The veterinarian Kostas Okkas, the equine dental technician Alkis Gkeskos and the farrier Tasos Skyllas offered their services to 58 equines of the island (30 […]

Preserving Equine Heritage on Skyros Island

On October 27-29, the Animal Action Greece Equine Care team made a three-day visit to the island of Skyros, in order to provide veterinary, dental and farriery care to the island’s equids. Veterinarian Kostas Okkas, equine dental technician Alkis Gkeskos and farrier Tasos Skyllas offered their services to 72 Skyrian horses and 1 donkey. The […]

Equine Care on Amorgos: A Decade of Dedication

On June 17th and 18th, after the request of local welfare group Animal Zone International, the Equine Care team of Animal Action Greece visited the island of Amorgos, just like every time for about ten years now, to provide veterinary, dental and farriery care to the island’s equines. Amorgos is the easternmost island of the Cyclades […]

Equine Care Expedition on Santorini

On April 19, 2023, Animal Action Greece’s Equine Care team made a 1 – day outreach visit to the island of Santorini, in Cyclades, in order to provide its services to the Santorini Animal Welfare Association’ rescued equines. The visiting team was comprised only of the equine dental technician Alkis and farrier Tasos. Our vet’s […]