Greek laws

Owned and stray animals are protected by law; hurting, neglecting or poisoning them is a prosecutable offense. Click here to download the law regarding companion animals 4039/2012 and the updated law 4384/2016 can be downloaded here.

 

Police letter

 

The police have a responsibility to investigate any allegations of cruelty etc of stray or owned animals; this circular was issued by the Chief of Police to all police departments, urging them to respond promptly and efficiently to all cases of animal abuse, download here.

 

Useful Links

 

Vet Clinics

AILOUROS CAT CLINIC: www.ailouros.gr

24HR ATTIKO ANIMAL HOSPITAL: www.attikovet.gr

24HR VET CLINIC GERAKAS http://www.kkg.gr/ 

Athens Animal Welfare Groups & Forums

 

SPAZ:  http://www.spazgreece.gr/

PANHELLENIC ANIMAL WELFARE FEDERATION: www.pfo.gr

ADESPOTO.GR http://www.adespoto.gr

ADESPOTOLOGIO: http://www.adespotologio.gr/

MY CAT: http://mycat.e-steki.gr

PETS.GR www.pets.gr

GATOSPITO: http://www.gatospito.com

STRAYS HELP: http://www.strayshelp.gr

FRIENDS OF ANIMALS NEA FILADELPHIA: http://www.friendsofanimals-nf.com/

STRAY.GR: www.stray.gr

 

Greek Animal Welfare Groups

 

GREEK CAT WELFARE SOCIETY:https://greekcats.org.uk/

GREEK ANIMAL WELFARE FUND: www.gawf.org.uk

ANIMAL ACTION: http://www.animalactiongreece.gr/

PAWS PAROS: www.facebook.com/pawsparos

FRIENDS OF ANIMALS  – FASE: http://www.facebook.com/F.A.S.Ermionida, http://www.facebook.com/Greekstrays

ANIMAL PROTECTION AEGINA: http://www.aeginagreece.com/aegina/pages/articles/animals/animal_protection_aegina_agistri.html

SKIATHOS CAT WELFARE ASSOCIATION: http://skiathos-cats.org/

VOICE OF THE CATS ALLIANCE CRETE:  http://www.miaow.info/

CRETAN ANIMAL WELFARE: http://cretananimalwelfare.org/

HYDRA ARK: http://www.hydraark.org/

KEFALONIA ANIMAL TRUST: http://www.kefalonia-animal-trust.org/

ERESOS FOR ANIMALS, LESVOS: http://eresosforanimals.com/

LEFKADA ANIMAL WELFARE: www.lawslefkada.gr  

 

Wildlife Charities in Greece

 

ARCTUROS: www.arcturos.gr

MEDASETT: www.medasset.org 

ARCHELON: www.archelon.gr

CORFU DONKEYS: www.corfu-donkeys.com

WALK WITH DONKEYS CRETE: www.walkwithdonkeys.com 

AGIA MARINA DONKEY RESCUE: www.agia-marina-donkeyrescue.com

 

International Animal Welfare Groups

 

SNIP INTERNATIONAL: http://www.snip-international.org/

ANIMAL DEFENDERS INTERNATIONAL:  http://www.ad-international.org

BATTERSEA DOGS AND CATS HOME:  http://www.battersea.org.uk/

CATS PROTECTION: www.cats.org.uk  

THE BROOKE HOSPITAL: www.thebrooke.org

COMPASSION IN WORLD FARMING: www.ciwf.org.uk  

PETA: www.peta.org

HUMANE SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL: www.hsi.org

ANAHEIM PROJECT http://anaheimferalcatproject.org/

ALLEY CAT ALLIES http://www.alleycat.org/

HELP ANIMALS INTERNATIONAL: http://www.helpanimalsinternational.org/

 

Other Useful Cat/ Pet links

 

INTERNATIONAL CAT CARE: https://icatcare.org/

PARATRIHA: http://paratrixa.skai.gr