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15:22

Opinion

Silly season

Jennie Rhodes

...the pun) to toy dogs out for walks just to get out of the house. I mean, you couldn't make it up! This is proof that it's been hard to know when silly season actually started and although the nights are clearly drawing in and autumn is just around

20:25

Local

A loyal guardian for a new life

ANDREA JIMÉNEZ

"I am a new woman, this has helped me a lot," explains Sara (not her real name), one of the clients of Pepos Andalucía, an association created in Alhaurín de la Torre to help victims of domestic violence through protective dogs, legal and ... possible and have trained dogs waiting to go to new homes," explained Sebastián Rayo, trainer and founder of the association. Some of the clients, who come from different areas of the province, have been attending for two years, others have started ... Saturday for more defensive training, where trainers use harsher words and gestures to generate a reaction in the dogs. "We try to recreate a risk situation for them, so they don't get stuck if the time comes," says one of the trainers. The association is

19:14

Local

Sniffer dog rescuers return from volunteer mission to Lebanon

SUR

...of dogs experienced in the Arcon method of canine training in order to find people trapped in rubble, missing persons or hidden explosives. The group's members have been involved in other humanitarian missions to disaster zones around the world.

18:52

LifeStyle

Walkers raise much-needed funds for Parkinson's charity

SUR IN ENGLISH

A group of fundraisers are celebrating after raising 570 euros for the Asociación Parkinson Sol de Estepona last Sunday. A total of 60 people and 10 dogs took part in the sponsored seven-kilometre family walk around El Colmenar. It was hoped the

15:35

Opinion

Dogs come to the rescue again

PETER HARRISON

Man's reliance on dogs has been long established. Prehistoric man found dogs kept predators at bay and early on shepherds found dogs able to round up sheep much more effectively than they could and further uses were soon discovered. It was not ... until the time of Charles II that the companionship of dogs was valued and dogs became household pets in Britain. Now a new use has been discovered. Early detection of diseases and viruses is an important factor in successfully treating illnesses. ... Now, in the present virus pandemic, dogs have been found that can detect the coronavirus at an amazing speed, potentially a valuable tool for the hard-pressed medical profession. This discovery joins a list of other illnesses that dogs can detect

15:27

Local

Police break up illegal campsites at popular Maro beauty spot

Eugenio Cabezas

...to Nerja's councillor for security, Francisco Arce. The municipal cleaning services removed a large amount of rubbish from the area and had to use a boat to clear some of it. A number of stray dogs that had 'adopted' the campers were also removed by

17:22

Local

Police investigate spate of dog poisonings in Malaga

ÁLVARO FRÍAS / JUAN CANO

Local Police in Malaga have opened an investigation into several cases of poisoned dogs in the Malaga neighbourhood of Cerrado de Calderón during the past month. The Nature Protection unit (Grupona) is leading the probe after one dog died on 18 ... everything changed a few hours later when she threw up three or four times so I took her to the vet. She was already dead by the time the vet arrived." The owners of the dogs affected believe that the poisonings probably occurred in the upper part of ... Cerrado de Calderón, closest to the antennas - a common spot for taking dogs out for a walk. The investigation has so far been unable to establish who is behind this nor whether the act was intentional or as a result of negligence. For the time being,

18:52

What to do

Help ACE dog shelter by taking part in photo contest

SUR IN ENGLISH

Based in La Cala de Mijas for over 20 years, the ACE (Animal Care España) dog shelter is currently taking care of more than 500 abandoned, unwanted and badly treated dogs and 120 cats. One of the longest-established and most dedicated of ... has just launched a Fun Dog Photo Contest, closing date Thursday, 28 May at 11am. Anyone can take part in the competition; all dogs, of any lineage, have a chance to win. There are six different categories and multiple photographs can be submitted.

19:50

Local

“If this situation goes on for a long time, the future of Triple A will be at risk”

Charo Márquez

...fact that it was permitted to take dogs for a walk during lockdown, but until last weekend people couldn't go out for a walk themselves, perhaps led some to look for an excuse to go outside, and did not genuinely want to provide a home for a dog. ... is considered an essential service. Saturdays are the best days at the shelter because around 40 volunteers normally take the dogs for a walk on a nearby piece of land then. Now, the number has reduced to ten “veteran dog walkers” for the 250 dogs

19:11

LifeStyle

A barking mad fundraiser

Ash Bolton

An Estepona resident is raising funds for traumatised dogs by wearing a dog cone non-stop for five days. Brit Russ Godwin started the dog rescue and rehoming shelter HEART (Happy Ever After Rescue Team) two years ago with his partner Hollie. But ... since the lockdown came into effect over a month ago, local fundraising initiatives and clients for his main job as a Thai boxing teacher have dried up. The shelter currently looks after 36 dogs so Russ decided to don the dog cone in order to raise ... amount of money comes in. But my neck is already cut to pieces." Russ added that the shelter takes in traumatised dogs that nobody wants to adopt. He explained: "I call them the undateables. We take them out of shelters when no one wants them so that

19:51

LifeStyle

Cities belong to the birds now

carlos benito

...sights like the seagulls sitting on the beach at Salinas. Normally they don’t do that, because there are people or dogs around, but now we have 2,000 seagulls on the sand. I had never seen crows or magpies jumping around on the beach before, either. And

18:33

Local

ACE canine sanctuary asks for help after suspension of animal transportation

Tony Bryant

...volunteers and helpers. Because all transportation of animals has been suspended, the kennels are now full of dogs and cats that had adoptive homes waiting for them in various countries across Europe but are unable to leave the shelter while the ... restrictions continue. "Our shelters are home to more than 500 animals at present. Our vital fundraising events have been cancelled, donations have dried up, adoptions have stalled and unwanted dogs are sadly still being dumped at our gates," president

17:20

Local

Animal charities face hard times as shops and shelters close

Jennie Rhodes

...planned for March and early April and with uncertainty as to how long the situation will go on for. Triple A, which currently has 259 dogs and 282 cats in its shelter, has had to reduce its number of volunteers and has seen a "slight increase" in ... Winkworth said, "We have received an official government letter asking us to be readily available to take in the dogs of those people who are in less fortunate situations than ourselves, hospitalised and homeless people who are always vulnerable anyway."

19:49

LifeStyle

Pets cannot spread the coronavirus, insist local vets

emilio morales

Pet owners should keep calm and not worry about catching the coronavirus from their pets, say veterinary surgeons, and they are allowed to take them for veterinary appointments despite the state of alarm. They point out that many dogs and cats

15:33

Opinion

Twenty years on

PETER HARRISON

After a century of dogs and cats from continental countries having to go into six months of quarantine before entering Britain, the regulations were considerably lifted and sensible controls applied. That date was 28 February 2000 - just over twenty ... conclusion, all eleven were of the opinion that quarantine was inefficient, costly and stressful for owners and pets. Yet nothing happened and the risk of rabies increased because pet owners found ways of smuggling dogs and cats into Britain. To test the ... substituting sensible strict regulations allowing dogs and cats to enter Britain from a long list of approved rabies-free countries after vaccinations and other stress-free conditions. That was twenty years ago. At the time scaremongers shouted that it would

16:03

What to do

Animal Care España hosts fundraising gala dinner in Fuengirola

Tony Bryant

Ollie, and a grand charity raffle, is organised to support one of the longest-established animal charities on the Costa del Sol. Based in La Cala de Mijas for over 20 years, the ACE dog shelter has rescued and re-homed more than 23,000 dogs and puppies.

12:12

Local

Residents use radio to denounce crime wave in Vélez-Málaga villages

A. PELÁEZ / E. CABEZAS

"We heard the dogs barking but we thought it was because of a cat, yet when we looked at the video we saw they had broken the perimeter fence and were trying to enter the house. Ruiz explained that as well as reporting the problem to Vélez-Málaga

15:46

Local

Torrox council introduces fines for irresponsible dog owners

Eugenio Cabezas

Torrox town hall announced last week that owners who do not clean up after their dogs could be subject to a fine of between 120 and 700 euros. Mayor of Torrox Óscar Medina said that the law is already in place but that there will be a "few weeks'

14:50

Sport

Simeone's scrappers

Rob Palmer

When it comes to football, Atlético Madrid are just like Andy Ruiz Jr, the ugly fighter than nobody fancies to become champion, but likewise nobody wants to step into the ring with. Liverpool's biggest obstacle to regaining their European title is

19:50

LifeStyle

British author releases final instalment of Africa memoirs

Tony Bryant

...travelogues nor indepth looks at African culture: they are about a family who moved to Zambia with no idea of what was ahead. Ann and her family, which, by then, included three children and several dogs, eventually left Zambia and moved to South Africa -

15:14

Local

Junta gives authorisation for archers to rid urban areas of wild boar

I. Lillo / H. Barbotta

...without realising how dangerous they are. They are wild animals with strong jaws, he explained, and if they see humans as a source of food, they will no longer be wary. There have already been reports of attacks on dogs and traffic accidents. The method

19:09

Opinion

Keeping them warm

ERNY HARRISON

...sleep make sure they are not in line with the draughts from the bottom of doors or ill-fitted windows. Most dogs like to curl up in a basket. In the feral state they will turn around many times in the undergrowth before they settle down. Although very ... sure that his basket is never against a wall; a tell-tale sign of dampness will only appear after a long time. We all know how well (and long!) cats sleep. They are more difficult to accommodate than dogs as they prefer to change their sleeping place ... regularly. As with dogs, give them their own basket, even if they do not use it all the time. Make sure though, that they do not choose the top of a heater or sleep too close to an open fire. In cold weather cats shelter in the strangest of places. One of

17:00

Opinion

Avoiding road accidents with dogs

PETER HARRISON

Had it happened again? To my intense relief I saw a bent number plate and a black and white dog tearing away with no apparent injury apart from a raging headache and having learned, I hope, a bitter lesson. Some dogs have road sense, usually

17:16

Local

Torremolinos joins abandoned dogs adoption programme

Tony Bryant

Torremolinos is the latest town to join the initiative #CuidayAdopta, a service that encourages the adoption of abandoned and lost dogs. Organised by the Spanish association of municipal veterinarians (AEVM), the project aims to reduce the number of ... stray dogs that currently live on the streets of Torremolinos. The new initiative will promote a policy of "dog owners taking responsibility, zero tolerance of abandonment and the promotion of adoption". As part of its commitment, the town hall has ... agreed to collect, shelter and offer any vaccinations and food until adequate homes can be found. Until 2015, municipal dog pounds could euthanise dogs if they were not claimed or rehomed within ten days, but legislation now prohibits the sacrifice of

20:55

Opinion

2020 vision

Peter Edgerton

...to election night will largely consist of Fox News and CNN offering completely conflicting narratives of the exact same events to lots of people in their own echo chambers all munching on hot dogs and pizzas the size of Texas until somebody eventually

18:24

Local

Animal Care España finds new homes in Belgium for 42 rescued dogs

Tony Bryant

Animal Care España (ACE) has given the perfect Christmas present to more than 40 rescued dogs. As part of the charity's ongoing rehousing programme, which organises forever homes in various parts of Europe, the dogs have been found new families in ... Belgium. The dogs, which included greyhounds, labradors, podencos, mastiffs and several mixed breeds, left the refuge centre in La Cala de Mijas last Friday and were transported by a German company that specialises in the transportation of animals. ... Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Russia, the USA and Spain), all united by their love of dogs. The event included a three-course dinner and musical entertainment was supplied by Laura Elen, a classically trained singer. There was also a charity raffle

15:56

LifeStyle

Marbella resident walks to Monaco to raise funds for mental health charity

Ash Bolton

33 miles a day, the dad of three had to contend with blisters, guard dogs and a few near misses with vehicles along the route. The 55-year-old set off on 1 November and finished his challenge on 30 November, walking up to 13 hours a day. Mick, who ... drove ahead each day to find accommodation. He added: "The worst parts were the guard dogs and the traffic, as I had a few near misses, it was terrifying and quite hazardous in that respect. Walking in the dark, you didn't know who was around." Mick

16:03

LifeStyle

13 December 1938: The birth of ONCE, help for the blind

Jennie Rhodes

...includes providing guide dogs for blind and visually impaired people, is made up of three pillars: the Directorate-General; the Foundation; and CEOSA, ONCE's business corporation. This employs over 136,000 staff, of whom 88.5 per cent are people with

14:01

Local

European trend inspires first clinic on the Costa exclusively for cats

Tony Bryant

Malaga and our facilities are fully adapted for cats and offer an experience without barking dogs and the noise and smells of other animals usually found in the waiting room. Cats are unique and are far more difficult to treat than dogs and so it is

19:13

Local

Vélez-Málaga's pines protected from caterpillar invasion

Agustín Peláez

Vélez-Málaga town hall has started treating areas with high numbers of pine trees against processionary caterpillars, which attack the trees and can seriously endanger dogs' lives and pose a potential threat to humans. Areas include Vélez-Málaga

13:42

Local

Belgian man arrested on suspicion of Tolox murder

alvaro frías / FERNANDO TORRES

...they saw the car leaving at around five in the morning, after several dogs began barking. The suspect was in fact arrested while driving Ana's car in Belgium. He is facing charges of murder and violent robbery. Ana had moved to Spain in 2017 to be

17:16

Local

Animal charity seeking dare devils for zip wire challenge

Jennie Rhodes

...organisers of the event and whose husband, Luc, will be taking the challenge, told SUR that they wanted to do "something different" that would appeal to all ages and encourage people to get involved in the charity, which has rehomed over 3000 dogs and cats

12:39

Local

Benalmádena dog owners obliged to wash away their pets' urine

Tony Bryant

...concerning pets, which also declares that all dogs must be microchipped and have a DNA profile registered at the town hall. The legislation will come in to effect following a short information and awareness period, after which, the local police will begin

17:46

Opinion

Luck before you leap

Peter Edgerton

...repeat the most useful tips given to me when I started out nearly five years ago. First, have a really clear idea of your concept. If you want to own a dog-grooming business, groom dogs. Don't try to babysit goldfish on the side - customers like to know