ANIMAL RIGHTS


[Yorgos Karahalis/AP]
NEWS

After an acrimonious public consultation, the bill on animal welfare that will be put to a vote in Parliament this week provides incentives for owners to neuter their pets but does not make it mandatory as stated in the original draft.


pet-law-put-to-public-consultation
NEWS

New legislation on pet ownership and the rights of stray animals that has been put to public consultation seeks to make animal abuse a felony and to introduce a more comprehensive supervisory framework. 


In an undated image provided to The New York Times, Riley, Brody and Jasper with their celebratory no-cancer barkuterie board. ‘Barkuterie’ boards are a new way to spoil your beloved pets.
THE NEW YORK TIMES

For well over a year now, elaborate charcuterie boards have been taking over the social feeds of food enthusiasts. There have been artful assemblages of the usual items, like cheese, meat and fruit, as well as plates topped with desserts and colorful candy.



march-organized-after-puppy-killings-on-crete
NEWS

In the wake of a particularly abhorrent instance of animal abuse, in which two puppies were tortured to death on Crete, animal rights groups on the island as well as members of the public are organizing a motorcade protest on Saturday from Souda Bay to the local police headquarters. 

ngo-laments-suspicious-deaths-of-protected-seals
NEWS

A marine conservation institute on Wednesday reported the recent death of seven protected Mediterranean monk seals and said that there was evidence to suggest they had been deliberately killed.


animal-abuser-in-volos-gets-12-months
NEWS

A 55-year-old man has been handed a 12-month prison sentence and fined 5,000 euros by a court in Volos, central Greece, for abusing a donkey, it was reported on Saturday.