About us Pallini Kennels was founded in 1975 by veterinarian Dr. Emmanouil Mintsidis.

Pallini Kennels – Athens Pet Resort is a state of the art centre for pet care, a leader of its kind in Greece. Our establishment includes the exemplary centre for Dog Training and the first Dog Hydrotherapy unit in Greece. Here you can also find Professional Grooming Services and a shop with specialised products for your pets.
Moreover, we offer transportation of your four-legged friends to and from your location to our premises where they can enjoy our services.


Pallini Kennels was founded in 1975 by veterinary surgeon Dr Emmanouil Mintsidis and has been operating as a boarding kennel for dogs and cats ever since.

In 1994 it underwent a radical renovation and improvem arent both in establishment and senices and sttedoperating under the personal supervision of Dr E. Mintsidis and his wife Alkmini Daoutopoulou.

In 2006 the new generation, Kallia Mintsidi and Theo Koutsopoulos, took over and introduced several new services, like dog training, grooming, pet boutique and pet collection – delivery.

Kallia Mintsidi studied Marketing Management in the American College of Greece followed by Post graduate studies (MA) in European Cultural Policy the Administration in the University of Warwick, U.K. After a period of gaining management experience in other organisations she decided to return to the family business, urged by her love for animals and the realisation of a challenging opportunity.

Theo Koutsopoulos studied in the U.S. where he obtained his diploma in Professional Dog Training from West Virginia Canino College, the nation’s only federally recognised school of dog trainers. He has also attended specialised seminars in the U.S., Germany and the U.K. From 1996 he has been operating his own dog training school Exclusive K9 and has trained more than 400 dogs of different breeds, sizes and character.