Category: pets

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Athens Municipality provides pet ID chip implants for free for a month

The Municipality of Athens announced that pet owners could implant microchips in their animals free of charge as part of the council’s programme to register both stray and domestic pets in the capital. Recognising the financial difficulties many are facing due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the city council decided to run the […]

Campaign to feed strays

Given that stray cats and dogs are finding it increasingly difficult to find food owing to the restriction on people’s movements, the Municipality of Thessaloniki in northern Greece has launched a campaign with the help of volunteers to ensure that most of them are fed daily.  The endeavor is sponsored by two companies that have provided food for dogs […]

Ravel the dog, a Cretan museum’s summer camp assistant

Ravel is the first museum education dog in Greece, attached to the University of Crete’s Museum of Natural History and the week-long programs for young children in August. As curator Lena Borboudaki told Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA), Ravel is an affectionate labrador participating in the museum’s Summer Camp. She said that including an animal in […]

Stray… souls

The voluntary group “Help Me to Be Able”, closing 3 years of offer and solidarity in our city, organizes the action “Stray Souls”, hoping that the stray animals will become less in number than the volunteers who take care of them. No animals in the streets, no caged animals. All in loving families! The event […]