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 has been announced as the Head of the Special Secretariat for the Protection of Companion Animals in the Ministry of Interior, on the initiative of the Greek Prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The purpose of the […]

DEMAND PROTECTION FOR EQUINES OF GREECE

European legislation mandates that all equines are registered and identified by an identification document, such as an equine passport, which is crucial to the traceability and surveillance of horses, donkeys and mules. In 2018, after a two year campaign led by Greek equine charity, Ippothesis, animal welfare organisations achieved their goal of the introduction of […]

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, GAWF/Animal Action 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…