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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...

Greek Legislation Calls for Pet Neutering, 'Animal Passports'

A draft bill that obligates Greek animal owners to neuter their pets or pay a levy if they have pairs for breeding will be posted for public consultation over the next two months. Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Vangelis Apostolou...

New Animal Protection Law in Greece Gives More Power to Municipalities

The Greek Ministry of Rural Development has announced some amendments to the  Animals Protection Law of 2012 in order to prevent animal abuse and give municipalities more power to deal with strays. The ministry has announced that the new law...