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Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

Animals were an important part of life in antiquity, and Ancient Greeks loved their pets. Ancient sources tell us that they kept a wide variety of animals at home, ranging from dogs to snakes. Paintings, writings, and sculptures from ancient...

Fans Honor Greek-American Animal Lover in “Betty White Challenge”

On January 17, what would have been her 100th birthday, tens of thousands of fans of beloved Greek-American actress and animal lover Betty White each donated $5 to their favorite animal-related charity as part of the "Betty White Challenge." Soon...

Greece Approves New Pet Law: “No Animal Abandoned or Abused”

The Greek Parliament approved a new law on pet ownership on Wednesday, which PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said will create rules so that no animal "will be abandoned, or abused." "Greece is changing and is finally adopting a modern legal framework for...

Greece’s New Pet Law May Threaten Ancient Greek Dog Breed Alopekis

Dog lovers in Greece fear that a new pet law could further threaten the already-vulnerable ancient Greek dog breed called Alopekis.

Aegina Set to Become First Greek Island with Zero Stray Dogs

the "Zero Stray Pawject," is committed to reducing the number of stray dogs in Greece, especially on Aegina, in a cruelty-free way.

Greece Introduces New Regulations for Pets; Stricter Penalties for Abuse

Greece is introducing new regulations for pet owners, sellers and stricter penalties for pet abuse in a new bill presented to Parliament on Thursday.

Dutch Couple Bids Farewell to Beloved Dog in Moving Act in Greece

Every summer, the Dutch couple vacationed in Greece with their beloved dog. They formed a deep bond with the country -- relaxing under the Greek sun, swimming in the Argolic Gulf, near Nafplio, exploring the stunning landscape together. When their...

Aegina Set to Become First Greek Island with Zero Stray Dogs

the "Zero Stray Pawject," is committed to reducing the number of stray dogs in Greece, especially on Aegina, in a cruelty-free way.

Greeks Increasingly Turning to Cemeteries to Memorialize Beloved Pets

The death of a pet or a domestic animal which its owner has loved for many years is, for many, an extremely painful experience. For some, it can be as difficult as losing a beloved relative or friend. For the...

Greek Government Drops Bill on Pets, Strays Following Outcry

The Greek government was forced to withdraw proposed legislation on pets and strays following widespread outcry from animal welfare organizations and opposition parties. Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Vangelis Apostolou announced that the bill will be updated and tabled on...