Paxos Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) specific objectives are to increase veterinary care on Paxos, continue to support winter feeding of the island's cats and to pursue our education programme.
PAWS was founded by Lindsay Geddes and Linda Parker in 2005 and since then has succeeded in making a substantial difference to animal welfare on Paxos.
Since Linda retired in 2011, PAWS is currently run by its Director Lindsay Geddes from her home in Sussex, England. Click here for more details about who we are.
Covid 19 Update:
Due to the current situation, the UK vet teams will not be able visit Paxos in 2020. We will keep you updated about our plans for 2021
DOG NEUTERING VOUCHER SCHEME 2020
PAWS will donate 80 euros towards dog neutering at either the Paxos vet clinic or the Fontana vet clinic where a further 20 euros discount is available.
PLEASE take advantage of this scheme to prevent unwanted dogs and puppies being abandoned.
Arrangements at the PAWS clinic in Magazia
The Paxos municipal vet Nefeli Damigou will work 1 or 2 days a month at the PAWS clinic and will cover emergencies with strays. She can be contacted at the Paxos Vet Clinic
Tel :(+30) 26620 30204
Please look at the PAWS Facebook page for Autumn/Winter dates at the PAWS clinic.
2020 Newsletter now published - click here or got to Home Page - Newsletters
Update October 2020
"FAITH" RESTORED AND RE-HOMED
Beautiful spaniel rescued from the cement pit on Paxos
- see adjacent picture and Click here for the full story
ALL CREATURES GREAT & SMALL
Click here to read about Big Col, the tortoise and his family
Greek Animal Rescue (GAR), France-Hayhurst, Greek Cat Welfare Society (GCWS) and WVS have all donated to PAWS in 2020.
PAWS is very grateful to GAR, GCWS, WVS and Jean Sainsbury who all donated grants to PAWS in 2019 to help animal welfare on Paxos.
Click here on News & Events for previous vet reports and updates.
PAWS would sincerely like to thank all the tourists and locals on Paxos who donate so generously and we are delighted that our work is so much appreciated. Thanks to everyone's support, PAWS is looking forward to a successful long term future on Paxos.