stray animals

World Animal Day Reminds of the Serious Issues Greece's Animals Face

October 4th marks the World Animal Day, an international day of action for the rights and welfare of animals that is celebrated all around the world. The day is also the feast day of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of...

Stray Animals Christmas Bazaar Kicks-off in Athens

The 14th Christmas Bazaar of Stray.gr, the Association for the Care and Protection of Stray Animals, kicks off on Saturday and continues through Sunday at the Thission Lofts in Athens. The volunteers of the Association for the Protection of Stray...

Greek Plumber Helps Injured Dogs Walk Again

Vassilis Tzigouras, a Greek plumber who loves animals, decided to use his knowledge and skills in order to help disabled dogs walk again, noted the website 3 Vita.gr. Sometimes, dogs can get injured or suffer a serious illness that will leave...

Concurrent Marathon for Stray Animals in Sydney and Athens

The Penny Marathon, an event raising awareness of the the plight of stray, abused and neglected animals in Greece will take place in Athens and Sydney on Sunday July 14th, 2014.

First Internet Cat Video Festival to be Held in Athens

The first Greek Internet Cat Video Festival is scheduled to be held on Sunday, February 2, at the Six D.o.g.s venue in Athens, Greece. The event which is co-organized by the NGO Nine Lives Greece and the Walker Art...

Three Million Stray Animals in Greece

Panhellenic Animal Welfare and Environment Federation is requesting measures for animal adoptions in order to reduce the number of stray animals in the streets of Greece. They also accuse the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food of showing...

Greek-Australian Sisters Organize Penny Marathon 2013

The Penny Marathon is an initiative aiming at raising awareness of the plight of stray, neglected and abused companion animals, at sensitizing people on stray animals’ adoption and neutering programs. The initiative began in July 2012 by a small group...

Caring for Attica's Animals

As every visitor to Athens will attest to, the city is home to thousands of stray dogs and cats that roam the streets. While a stray sleeping peacefully in the quaint Athens neighborhood of Plaka might be a good...

Penny Marathon 2012 for Stray Dogs to be Held Today Despite Heat

Penny Marathon 2012, organized by Greek-Australian sisters Eleftheria and Despina Prodromou to raise money and awareness for stray animals in both Greece and Australia in support of the stray animals of the two countries, is set to kick off...

2012 Penny Marathon for Stray Animals to Take Place on July 16

The Greek Australian sisters who organized the Penny Marathon - in support of the stray animals of Greece and Australia - are overwhelmed with the support they have received leading up to the marathon on 16 July as they...