Greece’s First Trained Guide Dog Lara Dies at 16

A black Labrador named Lara, who worked as Greece's first officially trained guide dog for people with visual impairment, died on Tuesday night at...

Takis’ Shelter: The Greek Man Who Devotes His Life to Animals (video)

Takis Proestakis, a former Greek businessman in the town of Ierapetra, Crete, gave up his comfortable life to devote himself to caring for abandoned...
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Video: Good Samaritan Saves Stranded Sea Turtle in Crete

A sea turtle entangled in fish net and stranded at a beach in Crete was rescued by a passer-by earlier this month. The video...

The Lion’s Den: When Big Cats Roamed Greece (video)

Greek scientists believe that a cave near Vravrona, about 40 km (25 miles) east of Athens, was a hideout for lions and panthers which...

Herd of Sheep Killed by Lightning Strike in Crete

About 20 sheep were taking cover from the downpour in Omalos, Crete on Saturday, when they were killed by a lightning strike. According to the Meteo...

Rare Jaguars Killed at Greek Zoo After Escaping Enclosure

Two rare jaguars have been shot and killed after they escaped their enclosure at a zoo near Athens. The incident happened earlier in December but...

Five Wild Horses Shot and Killed in Northern Greece (video)

Greek authorities removed the corpses of five wild horses from a canal in the Evros Delta near the border with Turkey on Wednesday. The five...

Stowaway Kittens from Cyprus Survive 10 Day Journey

Proving once again that cats really do have nine lives, three brave little kittens survived a week-long ordeal trapped inside a car with no...

Exotic Parrot Colonies Expand in Athens (video)

More and more parrots are being spotted in the center of the Greek capital as the exotic birds have established ever-growing colonies, scientists say. At...

Greek Cop Saves Little Tortoise and Goes Viral

A Greek policeman was spotted removing a little tortoise from a busy street in the northern city of Kozani and his act of kindness...

Donkeys of Santorini Breathe Sigh of Relief After New Regulations Bar Obese Riders

Greece's Ministry of Rural Development and Food has published a new set of regulations regarding the treatment of animals working with humans. The new regulations...

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...

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