One person charged for 2023 killing of dog in Arachova

A prosecutor has filed charges against an unnamed individual over the killing and torture of an eight-year-old Husky named Oliver in the popular winter resort town of Arachova, central Greece, in November last year.

Two arrested in Zakynthos for killing dog

A criminal case for fatal injury to an animal and violations of the legislation on weapons has been filed by police on the Ionian island of Zakynthos against two people who were arrested.

Our next task is progress as a modern society

I know that Greece and the Greeks are not perfect, but then again, who is? I can defend many things that are happening in Greece, even though I would like to see improvements. But there is one issue that makes me ashamed for my fellow Greeks – the way animals are treated by many.

Senior nabbed for dog abuse

A man was arrested in Xylokastro, Corinthia, in the Peloponnese, on Friday for tying his pet dog to his pickup truck then dragging the animal along a road as he drove the vehicle.

Corfu: Horse pulling tourist carriage collapses and dies on street

Police in Corfu have launched a preliminary investigation into the death of a horse that was pulling a tourist carriage through the island’s main town. The animal collapsed and died on a public road around noon as residents and visitors looked on, according to a report by state broadcaster ERT.

KAS conditionally allows pets in some open-air archaeological sites

Companion animals will not be allowed on the Acropolis Hill in Athens, an ancient citadel located on a rock above the city and one of Greece’s most visited ancient sites, but they will be allowed in other prominent open-air archaeological sites under conditions, according to an expert ruling on Thursday.

Should pets be allowed inside archaeological sites with their humans?

Pets are allowed on public transport, ferries and planes, but as the presence of companion animals in daily life has increased, one more question has arisen, particularly in view of the tourist season: Should they be allowed in archaeological sites? And if so, under what conditions?