How to Help Animals During Extreme Heat

As temperatures continue to rise within Greece, extreme heat waves are becoming more frequent and intense, posing a significant threat to animals. Whether domestic pets, livestock, or wildlife, all animals can suffer from heat stress and dehydration. Here are some practical steps to help animals stay safe and healthy during periods of extreme heat.  1. […]

Samaria Equine Outreach 2024

Early this year we received a request from the Management Unit of Samaria National Park and Protected Areas of Western Crete (National Environment and Climate Change Agency), to offer our dental technician’s services to their working equines. We responded positively, as we are always happy to meet these hard workers and contribute to their wellbeing, […]

Andros Equine Outreach 2024

On March 22-25th Animal Action Hellas’ Equine Care team visited the island of Andros in Cyclades. The outreach expeditions of the Equine Programme involve many visits to Greek islands and islets. Getting there and staying to offer vital services to working animals is not at all holidays. On the opposite, there are often quite harsh conditions. […]

Double your impact for stray cats today

We’re thrilled to announce that thanks to our friends at The Samourkas Foundation, all donations made to our save a stray cat appeal until May 31st will be matched up to £10,000! This means a donation of £50 will automatically be doubled to £100! Resulting in twice the number of happy, healthy cats. YES I’LL DONATE TODAY […]

Equine outreach on Pelion

On March 2nd and 3rd, Animal Action Hellas’ Equine Care team visited the region of Mount Pelion. According to Greek mythology, Mount Pelion was the home of the mythical Centaurs, creatures who were half-men and half-horses. Ancient Greek heroes such as Achilles, Jason and Theseus came to Mount Pelion to master the arts taught by […]

A year of community cat care on Paros and Antiparos

The end of February 2024 marked the first anniversary of our community cat care project on the Cycladic islands of Paros & Antiparos.  Our most ambitious project ever and the largest cat population management project of its kind the project is being implemented with the support of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.  It has been […]

How your support makes a difference

Late last year we received an urgent call for help from Topeiros, Northern Greece, where hundreds of stray dogs were living in horrific conditions on a landfill site.  Thanks to the generosity of supporters, we were able to spring into action sending vets, medicines and food. We have:  🐕 Sterilised over 200 dogs, preventing the […]

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 […]