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…

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….

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?

A New Community Project on Paros

Despite the perils of operating within a global pandemic, November saw the launch of a new collaboration between GAWF / Animal Action, FOUR PAWS International and three local welfare organisations on Paros…

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…