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Corfu Man Arrested, Fined €30,000 for Pouring Gasoline on Dog

On the island of Corfu, a 62-year-old man has been arrested and fined 30,000 euros for chaining his dog to an electric pole and pouring gasoline on it, to get rid of fleas. According to local reports, the sickening act...

Helpless Puppy Sprayed Red in Latest Animal Cruelty Case in Greece

Animal rights activists in Greece have strongly condemned the spaying of a stray dog with red hair coloring. Pictures of a stray puppy wandering the streets of Halkida, in Evia, covered in red paint have produced anger in Greek social...

Footage of Soldiers' Dog Cruelty Shocks Greece

Video footage showing two Greek soldiers tormenting a dog before throwing it off a cliff has shocked the public and to the culprits being arrested. The incident occurred a few months ago at a military unit in Epirus, north-western Greece. The...

In Prison for Animal Cruelty: A Greek First

A Serres man is the first Greek to be sent to prison for animal cruelty. The offender was fined 5,000 euro and sentenced to one year in prison without parole, for tying his dog to his motorcycle and dragging...