Ambient Greek trip-hop pioneer K. Bhta (Konstantinos Vita), one of the country's most respected electonica acts, will be performing at Six Dogs this Friday and next. Apart from tracks from his latest album, "Periergi Ora" (Odd Hour), and older work, the show will also include poetry, narrative and prose. Doors open at 9 p.m.
In our minds, smuggling is mainly related to the illicit transfer of drugs or alcohol. In recent years, however, there has been a boom in another business - the illegal puppies trade.
The illegal puppies trade brings huge profits. In Europe, dogs can only be exported after they are 15 weeks old and have all the required vaccinations. However, this does not stop greedy breeders.
The Arcturos brown bear conservation society has reported and condemned the mass poisoning of dogs in the northern Greek region of Florina, where the organization is headquartered.
In a post on social media, Arcturos reported that at least 26 dogs - the majority working dogs belonging to local shepherds - were found poisoned to death in the areas of Sklithro, Aetos and Nymphaio.
Police on Thursday were investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal mauling of a 3-month-old girl by her family's Rottweiler at their home in Glyka Nera, northeastern Athens.
The infant was pronounced dead on Thursday morning after her 35-year-old mother rushed her to the Paidon Hospital in Penteli.
A 73-year-old man was arrested in the town of Rethymno on the island of Crete for tying a dog to the back of his car and dragging it along a road.
The man, who faces charges of animal cruelty, was tracked down by police after a witness posted a photo of the incident, showing the vehicle's license plate, on social media.
On August 26, we celebrate World Dog Day. On this day, dog lovers celebrate with their four-legged, furry friends.
Our pets are an integral part of the family. They are loyal, loving, and dedicated, and despite the fact that their mischief can sometimes make a person out of balance, no dog owner would part with his best friend.