"We want to make a chain of care and protection for the stray animals of our city. We want the Municipality of Athens to implement what the law provides for local government.
Without the contribution of volunteers, we can not do everything. For this reason we created a special register of volunteers, so that those who want to be able to contribute in an organized way, in the effort of the Municipality of Athens " he said Serafina Avramidou, authorized municipal councilor for stray animals, with responsibility for the supervision and coordination of the actions of the Municipality for this sector and the Department of Urban Fauna
Speaking in Athens 9.84 and in Margarita Mytilineou for the program that is in the process of implementation, clarified that the goal is the union of forces of the Municipality and volunteers in a joint action to improve the lives of the homeless in Athens.
"Those who wish to register in the Municipal Register of Volunteers and systematically help the needs faced by the Stray Animal Shelter in the Botanical Garden, will go through - without financial cost for themselves - a seminar, in order to acquire a common way of behaving towards animals, so that calm and socialized.
In this context, a home room simulation is being built at the Shelter, where the dog with a trainer will become familiar with the home environment, in order to adapt more easily in case of adoption. "
As Mrs. Avramidou added "Many dog trainers have been registered in the Register of Volunteers of the Municipality of Athens and together we form groups that will deal with specific animals to get acquainted with people."
The interested volunteers can fill in the special form at www.animalscityofathens.gr, while those wishing to visit the Shelter, care for or adopt an animal can call the phones 210. 3239201 and 210. 3239202.)