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 […]

Saving lives together – An update from Topeiros

Earlier this year, we were alerted by committed animal rescuer Anna-Maria from Angels Garden, of a dire situation in which more than 600 dogs were enduring appalling conditions, living within a garbage site. We visited Anna-Maria to assess the situation first-hand, and what we witnessed was truly devastating. Hundreds of hungry dogs, covered in fleas […]

Your chance to double the love for homeless dogs

We have some exciting news to share with you. Every online donation to our appeal for the dogs of Topeiros between now and midnight on Christmas Eve will be matched up to a total of $10,000 by Greater Good Charities. That means twice the number of dogs saved from preventable disease and twice as few […]

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 […]

Greek Animal Rescue Joins Forces with AAG

We are working with volunteers in Topeiros, Northern Greece, to ease the suffering of more than 600 homeless dogs struggling to survive on a rubbish site. It is a harrowing situation which is going to require a significant and sustained effort. We are therefore thrilled to share that we have joined forces with fellow UK […]

URGENT APPEAL: Help Save The Stray Dogs of Topeiros

Animal Action Greece is responding to a critical situation in Topeiros, in Northern Greece, where more than 600 stray dogs, are trying to survive on a rubbish site.  Many of the dogs are reduced to skin and bone, covered from head to tail in fleas and ticks and suffering terribly from deadly injuries and ailments.  We […]

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 […]

Education & Awareness – Harnessing the power of play

“One’s own powers of making sense of the world are powers that develop naturally through action in the world.”  Matthew B Crawford One of the enduring ambitions at Animal Action Greece has been (and still is) to build a generation of young people whose attitudes towards animals will be more compassionate than those of their […]