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Animal Protection Aegina & Agistri   Animal Protection Aegina & Agistri
Charity that runs the dog shelter on Aegina
Animal Protection Aegina & Agistri is a registered non-profit Animal Welfare Charity based on the island of Aegina. It feeds, inoculates, medically assists and neuters over 300 dogs and around 500 cats on the islands of Aegina and Agistri each year.
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Aegina's Medieval Village of Paleachora   More about animal Protection Aegina & Agistri
An interview with Vivi Iakovidis
Learn more about Animal Protection Aegina & Agistri. Souzana Raphael spoke with Vivi Iakovidis, the Secretary responsible for running the dog shelter on Aegina. A well run organisation that is doing a fantastic job - taking care of the strays on the island.!
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What have you done for a stray animal today?   What have you done for a stray animal today?
An article by Elizabeth Koubena
In 1996 packs of dogs were running around Aegina town so the mayor gathered some 40 of them and put them in the former prison/ orphanage and asked some local foreign women to look after them, at their own expense. Then an official Greek charity was formed.
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A visit to the Hellenic Wilflife Hospital   A visit to the Hellenic Wilflife Hospital
An article by Souzana Raphael
The Hellenic Wildlife Hospital (HWH) started its activities in 1984, under the present name it has been operating since 1990. The HWH treats every year thousands or wild animals from all over Greece. Its’ main premises are on the island of Aegina and open for visitors.
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Animal issues in Greece   Animal issues in Greece
An article by Souzana Raphael
Greece is a land of many contradictions, often related to the interface between older attitudes and customs of the predominantly rural/ village Greece before WWII, and modern global culture. Unfortunately the older village attitudes still prevail in many places.
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Animal Poisoning Aegina   Animal poisoning
An article by Elizabeth Koubena
Unfortunately lots of dogs and cats are getting poisoned on Aegina, although it's against the law and totally unhuman! Please read this article to prepare yourself to save an animal in case of an emergency or learn what you can do to contribute to stop the poisoning.
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