Equine outreach on the island of Lipsi
Our Equine Outreach team have had a busy spring, heading out to the island of Lipsi in the Dodecanese, to
A hard day’s work on Crete
Our equine dental technician, Alkis, and farrier, Vaios, visited the 32 retired donkeys who live at Agia Marina Donkey Rescue
Improving lives for donkeys in Karpathos
Our Equine Care team were pleased to return to Karpathos island last month after an urgent request from Dr Anna,
A visit to Agia Marina Donkey Rescue, Crete!
Our equine dental technician, Alkis, and farrier, Vaios, visited Agia Marina Donkey Rescue in Petrokefali, Crete, last month to offer
Official Inauguration of Taxiarchis Veterinary Practice
On Saturday 18th March, our Animal Welfare Programmes Manager, Serafina, was delighted to attend the official inauguration of the ARTEMIS
300 cats sterilised by Easter!
We did it… 300 cats neutered by Easter! Our mission with Manos from welivetogether.gr clinic to neuter 300 cats on the
Treating the Transporters of Mount Pelion
The wooded slopes of Mount Pelion are considered one of the most beautiful places in Greece. Although the pretty villages
Animal Action Greece team interviewed in Hydra
When our Equine Outreach team visited Hydra in 2021 as part of our Equine Programme to treat the island’s working
4 days of sterilisations in Taxiarchis!
Our Taxiarchis Animal Welfare Clinic has now hosted three sterilisation outreach trips and we have many more to come! What
Visiting Pyrimahos, Poulagris and friends!
On 18th December, our Equine team made a one-day visit to Paralion Astros in Arcadia to provide veterinary, dental and
Treating the rare miniature horses of Skyros!
After their visit to Kea, our Equine Outreach team paid a three-day visit to the island of Skyros in November,
Keeping Up With Kea!
On 27 – 30th October, our Equine Outreach team offered their services to 64 equines (34 donkeys, 20 mules and
An autumn clean up by the marina
It’s been a busy autumn of TNR in Syros with We Live Together and Syros Cats! A large number of cats
Wounded donkey in Chalki
A satisfying before and after! During our Equine Team’s recent visit in Chalki, they treated 4 donkeys and 2 mules (100%
Equine outreach in Rhodes
This summer we received welfare complaints about the working donkeys in Lindos, Rhodes, and we have previously received requests from
Sterilisation clinic saving lives in Taxiarchis!
In collaboration with local animal welfare group, ARTEMIS, and with cooperation from the Municipality, we are proud to have our
Don the lucky sea turtle
At the beginning of August, our local partners Naxos Island Wildlife Protection were informed by swimmers off the coast of
ISLAND HOPPING EQUINE OUTREACH – NAXOS
On 12th June, the Equine Outreach team visited Naxos, an island that we had visited many times in the past,
Island Hopping Equine Outreach – Koufonissi & Donoussa
The next stop on the Equine Outreach team’s four-day island hopping trip was Koufonissi, followed by Donoussa. On 11th June,
Island Hopping Equine Outreach – Amorgos
On 9 – 12th June, the Animal Action Greece Hellas equine team made a four-day ‘island hopping’ visit to the
From Paros to Paris!
Jenny was brought to our collaborators, Φιλόζωοι Εθελοντές Πάρου (FEP Vet Clinic), from a neighbourhood in Parikia on the island
Greece appoints a Special Secretariat for the Protection of Companion Animals
We are very pleased to see the news that Marsha Dimopoulou, animal rights lawyer and professor at Zero Stray Academy
Amorgos Equine Outreach
We were delighted to receive this wonderful video of our recent Equine Outreach trip to Amorgos! A big thank you
Carriage horses of Spetses
On Μay 8th and 9th 2022, the Animal Action Greece/Animal Action Greece Hellas team paid a two-day visit to the
Returning to Hydra’s working equines
On 6th and 7th May, the Animal Action Greece Hellas team paid a two-day visit to the island of Hydra,
Tackling colonies on Syros!
Our work on Syros island continues in collaboration with We Live Together clinic. The team decided to head to a
Annual visit to Agia Marina Donkey Rescue
Our Equine Care team returned to Crete to visit our partners, Agia Marina Donkey Rescue, on 27th and 28th April.
3 islands in two days!
Our Equine Care Team have been very busy recently, paying a 2 day visit from 9th – 10th April to
12 Years of Visiting Samaria Gorge’s Working Mules
On 15th April, our Equine Outreach team returned to the Forestry Service in Chania, Crete to visit the working mules
STERILISATIONS WITH ANIMAID
Sterilisations are a crucial step in reducing the population of stray animals, which are unfortunately increasing day by day in
Return to Andros
On March 25 – 27th the Animal Action Greece/Animal Action Greece team visited the island of Andros to provide veterinary,
Spring neutering on Syros
Our partners Syros Cats and We Live Together have started feeling the spring in Greece and with our support, decided
World Stray Animals Day
Monday 4th April was #WorldStrayAnimalsDay and in honour of the millions of stray animals around the world, we kicked off
Our First Equine Outreach Trip of 2022!
1st March was World Horse Day, and what better way to celebrate than with our first equine outreach trip of
Municipality of Sparta Shelter
In early March, we learned of the horrific conditions in a municipal shelter located in Sparta and the atrocities happening
Revision of EU Animal Welfare Legislation
The European Commission has held a public consultation on the revision of animal welfare legislation, as part of their wider
Over 2,000 cats neutered on Syros!
We Live Together clinic in Syros finished 2021 by venturing to a completely new area and finding a colony of cats
A new mass sterilisation clinic in Taxiarchis
We are delighted to share the fantastic news that a very generous foundation have supported us in funding a new
Make us your Amazon Smile charity!
Did you know you can support us by making us your Amazon Smile charity?! It’s quick and easy, just go
The importance of neutering
We were delighted to receive pictures from Paroscat, a local animal welfare organisation we support, of a ginger female cat
Successful TNR of 50 more cats in Syros
As winter creeps up on us, it’s crucial for us to continue with our promise of neutering 40 cats every
Protecting the Paros cats
It’s been almost a year since we started our cat population management project on the island of Paros, in collaboration
Keeping up with Kea’s Equines
Another island recently visited by our Equine Outreach team is Kea. The team have not been able to visit for
Miniature horses on the island of Skyros
Our Equine Outreach team visited the island of Skyros from 29th – 31st October, home to the native rare breed
1 million people call for the end of circus animals in Europe
A petition calling for a ban on the use of animals in circuses, led by Eurogroup for Animals, has recently
Positivity in Paros
Our equine team have been visiting the Greek island of Paros for 12 years, and during our most recent visit
September in Santorini
Santorini… a Greek paradise and tourist hotspot which sees over 2 million visitors flock there each year for its stunning
EQUINE OUTREACH ON THE ISLAND OF AMORGOS
Our Equine Outreach team visited local welfare group Animal Zone International who, since their beginnings in 2007, have accomplished incredible things for the animals of Amorgos…
WORLD ANIMAL DAY 2021
To all the animals across Greece who still need our help, our pledge on World Animal Day 2021, is to keep fighting for a better future for you all.
CNR IN CHROUSSA, SYROS
Despite the heatwaves in July, we kept our promise to sponsor the sterilisation of 40 Syros cats every single month in collaboration with the We Live Together clinic.
OUR FIRST EQUINE PROGRAMME ON KARPATHOS
Back in July, we teamed up with the fantastic Animal Welfare Karpathos to deliver a one-day veterinary, dental and farriery event for the donkeys and mules of Olympos village.
WILDFIRE APPEAL: HOW YOUR DONATIONS ARE SAVING LIVES
Our Urgent Wildfire Appeal has raised a truly lifechanging €25,000. We’ve started sending funds to those most in need, and want to share with you how your donations are saving lives in the aftermath of what were Greece’s worst wildfires to date.
URGENT WILDFIRE APPEAL
As the wildfires continue to blaze, the devastating effect they are having on the animals of Greece is becoming worse by the day. Companion animals, wildlife, farm animals… they are all in grave danger.
A WARM WELCOME ON SPETSES, EVEN AFTER 10 YEARS AWAY
Our Equine team last visited Spetses in 2009. Despite more than 10 years away, we were bowled over by the island’s warm welcome when we returned earlier this year to provide veterinary, dental and farriery treatment to 34 equines.
Animal Action Greece RETURN TO HYDRA
Our Equine Outreach team have been visiting the island of Hydra and treating its animals for over 10 years. But in 2020, we were forced to cancel the trip due to both a lack of funding and, of course, the outbreak of Covid-19.
WORLD ZOONOSES DAY – AND HOW TO GET INVOLVED
On World Zoonoses Day, we’re calling for decision-makers around the world to recognise the link between pandemics and our treatment of animals. Sign the petition and help us prevent future pandemics.
EUROPEAN COMMISSION ANNOUNCE COMMITMENT TO ‘END THE CAGE AGE’
Ending the month of June on a high, the European Commission yesterday committed to phase out cages in animal farming across the EU by 2027 – a move that marks a monumental change for millions of farm animals.
A PACKED AGENDA FOR PAROS OUTREACH TRIP
Whether it’s a CNR project, a rescue mission or an equine veterinary workshop, our outreach trips usually have one purpose, but there was a packed agenda when our team visited Paros earlier this month!
TRAP, NEUTER, RELEASE – EVEN IN A CHURCH!
Our commitment to sterilise 40 cats every single month has taken us to some interesting places! Last month, it was the small, mountainous village of Livohori, and this month it’s the orthodox church of Saint George in Hermoupolis.
TRAP, NEUTER, RELEASE – EVEN IN THE MOUNTAINS!
We’re proud to be working on Syros for a third consecutive year, committing to sterilise 40 cats every single month – a number that is already making a real impact in the remote, mountainous village of Livohori in Syros.
Calling for the removal of PMSG from the European Pharmacopoeia
Animal Action Greece has co-signed a letter written by Eurogroup for Animals supporting a request submitted to the European Pharmacopoeia Commission, asking to cancel the monograph “gonadotropin, equine serum, for veterinary use” from the European Pharmacopoeia.
TREATING THE MULES OF CRETE’S FORESTRY SERVICE
Our Equine Project team have returned to the suburbs of Chania, North-Western Crete, to treat the mules of the island’s Forestry Service. While only the pandemic can decide whether the park will reopen this year, these mules still deserve the very best veterinary attention…which is where our team come in!
NEW COMPANION ANIMAL LEGISLATION: OUR VIEW
The Greek government has brought forward new, draft legislation on Companion Animals. Together with the rest of the welfare community in Greece, Animal Action Greece Hellas broadly welcomes the intention behind this legislation, and we have submitted our comments and suggestions to the government in order to assist with the successful implementation of this ambitious legislation…
A HANDY TOOL: MAP OF LOCAL ANIMAL WELFARE GROUPS
How many of us have been on holiday, only to be faced with countless sick and hungry strays? Whether on the beaches of Thailand; the streets of Turkey; or loitering hopefully outside a Greek restaurant, it begs the question…what can we, as tourists, do to help?
‘give as you live’ and help save animals in need
With so many innovative, hassle-free ways to support the charities you care about, it’s never been easier to find one that suits you. Today we’re talking about ‘Give As You Live’ – it’s free, it’s easy and it’s already raised over £13 million for charity!
TREATING THE RESIDENTS OF AGIA MARINA DONKEY RESCUE
We’re delighted to be supporting Agia Marina Donkey Rescue with regular farriery and dental treatments, keeping all their inhabitants happy and healthy.
DERIVING MEANING FROM NUMBERS: OUR RECORDS REVEAL A SURPRISING TRUTH
When we think of mistreatment or neglect, we often think of emaciated, undernourished animals. But you might be surprised to hear that overweight horses, donkeys and mules is just as much of a problem.
COULD ELECTRIC FENCING BE THE SOLUTION TO ‘HOBBLING’?
‘Hobbling’ is a painful and unnecessary practice that results in lameness, limb fractures and even death. That’s why we’re calling for safer, more sustainable alternatives – like electric fencing.
AN UNLIKELY LOCATION FOR TRAP, NEUTER, RELEASE
For many years, the Olympic stadium in Piraeus has been home to countless stray cats. Surviving on the good nature of local animal-lovers and well-meaning tourists, their numbers continue to grow. So we’re delighted to share latest TNR success…
WHERE WE WENT IN 2020
Despite 2020 being one of the most challenging years we’ve faced as a charity, we were still able to reach well over 1000 animals across Greece for veterinary care, sterilisation or treatment, including 817 cats, 205 dogs and 129 equidae (horses, donkeys and mules)…
LAUNCHING OUR NEW LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAMME
We are delighted to announce our new Local Partnerships Programme, designed to support and bring to light the work being done by some of the amazing local animal welfare organisations across Greece….
‘THE SHELTER OF SOCRATES’ – OPENING SOON
The very first modern shelter for the stray animals of Athens has been built and is now ready to open…
It’s that time again on the Greek islands
‘Clean Monday’ marked the beginning of Orthodox Lent and families across the country are beginning their preparations leading up to the great celebration of Easter. But how do the festivities affect the stray cats of Greece?
The elements win on Mount Pelion
While COVID-19 is still restricting our movements, it’s not the only thing that our Equine Team has to contend with; sometimes the weather simply isn’t on our side and, despite the best laid plans, the team struggles to reach the equidae (horses, donkeys and mules) that need its care…
MEPs call on the Spanish and Greek authorities to deal with the live animal transport crisis
The fate of 1,700 bovines is still uncertain: after three months at sea they keep being bounced around the Mediterranean. We join the European Parliament Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals in reaching out to the Spanish and Greek authorities…
A new era for companion animal welfare in Greece?
A new draft bill on the welfare of companion animals was presented at a Cabinet Meeting on the 24th of February. It has been named “Project Argos”…
A New Community Project on Paros
Despite the perils of operating within a global pandemic, November saw the launch of a new collaboration between Animal Action Greece, FOUR PAWS International and three local welfare organisations on Paros…
A NEW STATEMENT ON THE RISKS OF MINK FARMING
Eurogroup for Animals and the Fur Free Alliance have released a scientific statement on public health risks associated with SARS-CoV-2 and intensive mink production…
World Federation for Animals: Launch of a new global initiative
February 2021 sees the launch of an exciting new global initiative in the field of animal protections: the World Federation for Animals (WFA).
EXERCISE FOR ALL THANKS TO THE RED CROSS
Pets are perhaps not the first group that comes to mind when thinking about those who are having a hard time during the current lockdown restrictions, but all across Greece there are pet dogs suffering…
A HAPPY ENDING FOR ONE LUCKY OLD BOY
In April last year, the volunteers from Ghost Dogs of Aspropyrgos first met 9 year old Bad. No longer of any use to his hunter owner, he was dumped on a mountain side outside of Athens…
ONE PERSON, MAKING A REAL DIFFERENCE
In October, cat loving Athens resident, Anta, got in touch with us recently to ask for help getting control of the colony of stray cats she cares for in her neighbourhood, Kallithea…
CALLING FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON MINK FARMS
Despite supposedly strict measures being in place on EU mink farms, coronavirus has spread to more than 370 mink farms across 9 countries, including 10 in Greece…
ADVOCATING FOR SEA TURTLES IN TROUBLE
The Bern Convention has reopened a Case File on Zakynthos and its sea turtles following repeated reports presented by the Greek NGO, MEDASSET. Greece is home to two of the world’s seven surviving species…
BLACK OPS ON SYROS: BY MANOLIS VORRISIS
Galina lives on Syros and cares for stray cats at three different locations in the area known as St Nektarios, a neighbourhood of the main town, Ermoupolis…
THE VIRTUAL VET: SAVING LIVES OVER THE PHONE
Even when we can’t be there, long distance support from our professionals can save a life…
IT’S THE DAWN OF A NEW ERA ON HYDRA
Our Equine Team has been carrying out an annual outreach visit to the working mules of Hydra for over ten years…
LOCKDOWN 2: WHAT ABOUT THOSE LIVING OUTSIDE?
When the first lockdown was announced in Greece back in March, feeding stray animals was not included in the governments list of ‘reasons to leave your home’…
EQUINE OUTREACH TRIP TO PAROS
Last month, our vet Elisa Geskou, farrier Tasos Skyllas and dental technician Alkis Gkeskos, visited the island of Paros despite
FOLLOWING UP ON THE ISLAND OF NAXOS
HERE TODAY AND HERE TOMORROW. FOLLOWING UP ON THE ISLAND OF NAXOS. Back in April we sent a box of
How much marmalade is too much?
On the edge of Ermoupolis, the main town of Syros, there is a cat colony that is mostly made
OUR 2020 VISIT TO SANTORINI
WITH SANTORINI NOW UNDER SPECIAL MEASURES, WHAT FUTURE FOR THE WORKING MULES AND DONKEYS? Alkis… hmmm, we can ALMOST see
THE Animal Action Greece EQUINE TEAM DROPS IN TO HELP THE HELPERS
Earlier this month we made a lightning visit to the Agia Marina Donkey Rescue in Crete for a relief-giving ‘teeth
The Animal Action Greece equine team visits pelion
THE Animal Action Greece EQUINE TEAM REACHES OUT SENSITIVELY INTO A NEW COMMUNITY The wooded slopes of Mount Pelion curve
UPDATE 30/4/20 : As of 4th of May, volunteers no longer need special permits to leave their homes to care
Life under Lockdown… Syros Cat neutering continues
Animal Action Greeces collaboration with our partners on Syros, Syros Cats and We Live Together continues in 2020 – despite
GETTING HELP TO THE CARERS IN NAXOS
In this period during which we’re all so restricted in our movements, we haven’t let up on our work; we’re
THE “GHOSTS” GET THEIR MEDS
KEEPING GOING UNDER CORONA LOCKDOWN Let’s hear it for the volunteers that are still going out on a daily basis
Giving Force Foundation
Enabling businesses and their staff to donate to charities via the UK HMRC ‘Give As You Earn’ (GAYE) scheme As
OUR EQUINE TEAM VISITS KILKIS
WHY DO THE MOST DIFFICULT CASES ALWAYS TURN UP AT THE END OF A LONG DAY? On March 14, as
ANGEL and HERMES ARE BEING EVICTED!
FINAL UPDATE: HERMES ROCKS THE ROLL Scroll down to our latest comment on our post immediately before this one to
Animal Action Greece organises dignified retirement for two old donkeys
Animal Action Greece STEPS IN TO ORGANISE A DIGNIFIED RETIREMENT FOR A PAIR OF OLD LADIES FROM HYDRA During our
Letter to the Minister of Agriculture: Request to support the phasing out of cages in livestock farming
RESCUE JUST ONE OR CHANGE THE LIFE OF MILLIONS? It can’t be an either/or. We have to do both! When
Corinth Visit, 2020
Naomi and the volunteers of CAR, Loutraki On Wednesday, 22 January 2020 our own Sophia and Serafina took a 81
Kanella gets her own shelter
This old lady has been ‘sleeping rough’ all her life. (She’s about 17 years old). But now, after a ‘special
Our public information video airs on Greek tv!
We are very proud that the Greek TV and Radio Board approved Animal Action Greece ‘public information’ video clip promoting responsible
Andros Equine Programme Outreach
Between 12 and 14 November 2019, the Animal Action Greece Equine ProjectTeam was on the island of Andros to examine
Paradise in Paros – but not if you are a ‘hobbled animal’!
23/10/2019 Paros is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea best known for its beaches and traditional villages. Parikia,
‘Syrious’ neutering continues on Syros!
In the fifth mass cat sterilisation event on the island of Syros, the very talented, hardworking and efficient team managed
World Animal Day 2019: “Humpy” has a message about neutering!
Today marks World Animal Day and Animal Action Greece Hellas is taking the opportunity to promote the latest version of
ONE MILLION EU CITIZENS MAKE HISTORY FOR FARM ANIMALS
One million EU citizens have signed the #EndTheCageAge European Citizens Initiative (ECI) petition, the biggest ever political push for farm
IN TIMMERMANS WE TRUST
Animal Welfare is a policy field that does not sit with one Commission department only. Ultimate responsibility for this field
‘Ghostly’ no more!
Her fluffy coat may give her a slightly fuzzy, phantom-like outline, but Melina is solidly there, and now in her
Sun-shades for the working equids of Hydra!
Congratulations are in order for the Municipality of Hydra! For years now we have been working closely with HydraArk and
Supporting two donkey shelters in Crete!
“Don’t you just love my shiny gnashers?” This is one of the donkeys being cared for in Crete by the
VISITING THE SAWA SHELTER IN SANTORINI
On the 24th and 25th of April 2019 our Equine Programme Team -consisted of our veterinarian Michael Gaganis and farrier
KAsos ‘zoo’: Rescue & Closure
The story of our successful campaign to rescue the ‘zoo’ animals of Kasos The Animal Action Greece/Animal Action Greece Equine
Will the politically diverse new EP mean a unified voice for animals?
The results are finally in, and we are optimistic to see that more than 100 candidates who pledged to act
Irma, Gigi and Jojoba got their “happy endings”
Irma, Gigi, and Jojoba all had the worst possible start in life but we have received news of some ‘happy
No one writes to the papers about these animals and their working conditions… Up in northern Greece, in remote mountain
Equine Project : Skyros Outreach
Ιn late 2018 we were in Skyros again, home of the small-statured but big-hearted Skyrian horse, one of the rare
Put yourself “IN THEIR HOOVES”
‘While on your holiday, be a responsible tourist and put yourself ‘In Their Hooves.’ The Animal Action Greece has since 2000
SUCCESS : FREE AT LAST!
We are delighted to announce the release of 6 wild birds from the EKPAZ Centre following the ministerial order to
Cruise giant partners with The Donkey Sanctuary to protect Santorini’s donkeys
Following a public outcry about overweight tourists using donkey taxis, CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) is backing The Donkey Sanctuary’s
WORLD SPAY DAY 2019
Hurrah! It’s “WORLD SPAY DAY”! (Yes, there really is one. To be honest, we’re a bit surprised ourselves. Three cheers
Our 2019 Syros Sterilisation Programme has officially begun
What an inspiring way to start the year! Our 2019 Syros Sterilisation Programme officially began this month with a 3-day
Equine Project- Hydra Outreach
Τhis is Zak. He is a rescue donkey from Koropi. When I first adopted him he was half his current
35 DOGS NEUTERED IN NORTHERN EVOIA
Istiaia is a small seaside town on the island of Evia Greece and one of the areas with the highest
Success story!!! Α week ago the stork brought 5 kittens on our doorstep and thanks to your support and kindness
Τελος τα Κλουβια!
H Animal Action Greece Hellas ως μέλος του δικτύου της Ευρωπαικής Πρωτοβουλίας Πολιτών “End the Cage Age” στηρίζει περήφανα την
Helping the wild animals on Aegina
SUCCESS : FREE AT LAST! We are delighted to announce the release of 6 wild birds from the EKPAZ Centre
ΔΩΡΕΑΝ ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΟ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗΣ ΠΕΤΑΛΩΤΩΝ
Δωρεάν σεμινάριο εκπαίδευσης πεταλωτών σε ιπποειδή εργασίας διεξάγει από τις 26 έως τις 28 Οκτωβρίου 2018 η Animal Action Greece
SANTORINI WORKING EQUIDS: GUARDIAN ARTICLE
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/12/santorini-greece-donkeys-overweight-tourists-animal-welfare?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other&fbclid=IwAR1jQxPW2b314uHa7YAK3YglTMlTShl7CwfdPR-gebbNCjBpprmFhHxCU_Q Animal Action Greece and its partner The Donkey Sanctuary were delighted to hear on 2 August 2018 that the
LIVE FROM HYDRA
Live from Hydra: Our Equine Team accompanied by our CEO, Paul McGlone, are on the island of Hydra where Animal
Together we will #End_the_Cage_Age
94% of people in Europe believe protecting the welfare of farm animals is important, and 82% believe farm animals should
HAPPY WORLD ANIMAL DAY!!
https://www.facebook.com/dogsvoice.gr/videos/269259990442302/ We are sharing with you on ‘World Animal Day’ some happy endings with dogs who were victims of the
Lobbying the Greek Government to stop ‘hobbling’
Animal Action Greece Hellas, Panhellenic Animal Welfare Federation and Ippothesis have lobbied the Minister of Agricultural Development and Foods to take political and legal action.
Wildfire Animals Report 2018: Give these dogs a voice!
Animal Action Greece / Animal Action Greece have been pleased to work with Dog’s Voice and be their major partner
Submission of 10.000 signatures for the rescue of the animals at EKPAZ
Athens 20th September 2018 Re: Submission of 10,000 signatures to save the animals at the wildlife rescue centre (EKPAZ) on
The EU could do a lot more to protect your companions, join us!
With the new campaign “EU, Care For Our Companions” European citizens call for better protection for their pets and equines.
The Donkey Sanctuary and Animal Action Greece/AAH hold positive talks with Santorini Mayor
International animal welfare charity, The Donkey Sanctuary, and its partner Animal Action Greece , held positive talks last Friday (24
HELP US STOP THE SUFFERING OF THE ANIMALS OF EKPAZ!
The animals at the Wildlife Rescue Centre (EKPAZ) of Aegina continue to live under appalling conditions and they desperately need
IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! Save the animals at the Wildlife Rescue Centre on Aegina
For nearly a decade, the animals at the have been suffering appalling conditions and it looks as though they are
This is how we were able to help the animal fire victims
Thank you to our supporters for standing by the animals of the East Attica following the fires which started on
New circular clarifies the ‘code of practice’ for the welfare of horses, donkeys and mules
Animal Action Greece Hellas and Ippothesis are very pleased to announce that the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food
Turning global support into action for animal victims of fires in Attica. (July 2018 update)
Over the last few days, the world has watched in horror as one of the deadliest tragedies of recent times unfolded
The Ghost dogs of Aspropyrgos – “We only want to give the dogs a chance of a good life”
“We only want to give the dogs a chance of a good life”, said Alex, one of the Leaders of
THE ISLAND OF SYROS – ‘WE ALL LIVE TOGETHER’
The Island of Syros – ‘We all live together’ The aim of the Animal Action Greece as a charity is
EQUINE PROJECT – EVIA OUTREACH
Just before the end of 2017, Michael (vet) and Giannis (farrier) traveled to the large island of Evia, which lies
EQUINE PROJECT – ADDING TO THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS!
Attending one of our Equine Project’s unique Seminars, which aim to give people professionally involved with working horses, donkeys and
MORE THAN 12000 CITIZENS RAISED THEIR VOICE FOR STRONGER PROTECTION OF EQUINES IN GREECE!
More than 12000 citizens raised their voice for the stronger protection of equines in Greece! We just delivered, in collaboration
EQUINE PROJECT – SKYROS OUTREACH
Did you know that the Skyrian Horse is one of the rarest and oldest breeds in the world? It is
EQUINE PROJECT – MOUNT OLYMPUS OUTREACH
Right before the end of 2017 we would like to share with you some recent photos from our Equine Team’s very first
KIMOLOS ARRESTS IN CONNECTION WITH HOBBLED ANIMALS
We’re pleased to report that there have recently been arrests on the island of Kimolos in connection with hobbled animals.
NEUTERING PROGRAMME – NEA FILADELFIA: 50 MORE CATS AND 8 DOGS STERILISED!
50 more cats and 8 dogs were sterilised through our Neutering Programme in collaboration with the shelter of Nea Filadelfia. It’s amazing
EMERGENCY RESPONSE – MANDRA FLOODS
Flood update: We sent Serafina to visit Mandra this weekend (25-26/2/2017). She took medicines to the volunteers who are working
EQUINE PROJECT – KEA AND AEGINA OUTREACH
The Equine Team’s tour of Greece continues! In mid-October, it was on the islands of Kea and Aegina where it
EQUINE PROJECT – KASOS OUTREACH
Trustee, Anna Stamatiou, accompanied the team on their visit to Kasos where she was officially given the titles of chief driver, donkey
EQUINE PROJECT – HYDRA OUTREACH
Did you know that there is a car and motor vehicle-free Greek island? Hydra is one of the most iconic ones, with
EQUINE PROJECT- SANTORINI
Between the 8th and 9th of June 2017, Kleopatra and Aris, members of our Equine Project team, were on the
In the heat of mid-August 2017, Kleo, our equine vet, had to make a trip to the Athens area, so
September 2017. Life is terribly tough for the strays of Mandra but, thanks to our supporters, there is hope. Back
MAVROPIGI – MEET HOPE
September 2017 Meet “Hope”, the dog who got a second chance in life thanks to our marvellousdonors (that’s YOU)! Hope is
July 2017. Do you believe in ghosts? Is the industrial suburb of Aspropyrgos really full of invisible creatures? Animal Action
EQUINE PROJECT- CORFU
Where do the abandoned donkeys on the island of Corfu go? Our Equine Team discovered the answer to this question
EQUINE PROJECT- KASOS
Summer 2017. Just this one case made the difficult journey to Kasos worthwhile for me, for equine vet Kleopatra, and
EQUINE PROJECT – NAXOS
On April 27th-28th 2017 we sent Michael Gaganis and Giannis Brastianos, one of our great Equine Project duos, to visit
EQUINE PROJECT – PAROS OUTREACH
On April 29th-30th 2017, our vet, Michael Gaganis, and farrier, Giannis Brastianos, visited the island of Paros where they examined
EQUINE PROJECT – SANTORINI OUTREACH
Between the 8th and 9th of June 2017, Kleopatra and Aris, members of our Equine Project team, were on the
STOP THE TRUCKS
Eurogroup for Animals’ #StopTheTrucks campaign has received overwhelming support, exceeding its target of 1 million signatures to call for an end to
Charity of the Year
By selecting Animal Action Greece as your company’s dedicated charity partner, we will give your team a focus, motivate them
GIVE AS YOU EARN
Payroll giving is an easy and great way for you as an employee to make a regular donation to Animal
Lobbying and Campaigning
Joining forces to create a favourable political environment for animal welfare… One area we focus on is lobbying EU institutions