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38 dogs rescued in Axarquía-wide operation against animal cruelty


...investigation at a farmhouse where 30 dogs of different breeds were discovered living in unhygienic conditions. They all showed signs of having been mistreated by their owner. A third investigation The third investigation also took place in Torrox, where ... officers found seven dogs of different breeds, five of which were being kept in small enclosures whose floors were covered in the animals' own excrement. A further two malnourished dogs were found in the grounds of the farmhouse, one of which had had its ... leg partially amputated and the owners were unable to prove that the amputation had been carried out by a vet. The owners of the dogs in all three cases are being investigated by police on suspicion of abandoning the animals.



'Noisy' and 'dangerous' dog kennels opens up municipal border dispute

Eugenio Cabezas

...residents in the area appeared on regional TV channel Canal Sur's Andalucía Directo programme to describe the "fear" they have that the dogs could escape and attack them and the barking which "lasts several hours and stops [them] from sleeping or having any



Volunteers needed for charity shop


A new charity shop that raises funds for stray dogs is looking for more volunteers to help extend its opening hours. ·More information : or email The Spanish Stray Dogs charity shop ... opened its doors last month in Duquesa Port and is staffed by a team of expats. Funds raised in the shop help pay for a vet that visits some 350 dogs at the Los Barrios municipal kennel near Gibraltar. The charity shop was opened by Sharon Peterson, ... Port, sells secondhand clothes, books, furniture and general bric-a-brac. Sharon explained that in addition to paying for a vet, the Spanish Stray Dogs charity also pays for most of the food for the dogs at the municipal pound. She added: “A



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



Malaga issues first fines to dog owners who haven't registered DNA

Francisco JIMÉNEZ identify the owners using the DNA census. The new animal ownership bylaw came into force in May but the council gave owners a grace period to comply with the regulations. So far however there are only around 20,000 dogs on the census, of a



Twenty years on


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



The puppy factories

JAVIER GUILLENEA to discover, with absolute joy, the unmistakable stuffed-toy face of an adorable puppy. A puppy that will die soon. Related news Advice on buying a pet In horrendous conditions, thousands of pregnant dogs are piled together, waiting to ... collaborates with the Guardia Civil's nature protection unit in finding the trafficking in Madrid. “We're not talking about huge factories,” she explains. “The people usually breed the dogs at home, in garages or squalid places where the female dogs give birth ... again and again in terrible conditions, and then they sell them to criminal markets.” Puppies begin their journeys when they are just a few days old. This goes against EU regulations, which state that dogs cannot be transported until they are at least


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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.



Looking for peace


...told us how for weeks they have been kept awake by "those wretched dogs in our neighbourhood, barking and howling all night long". We have suffered the same but only for three nights when our neighbours had visitors who were dog owners and left the ... dogs out at night. We pointed out that it is not the dogs which are at fault but the owners ,who have a weird notion that dogs like to sleep out in the summer. As one such owner state, "It is natural." So it may be but dogs do not live as pets in a ... natural world. They live in our world and are the better for it with regular good food and water, visits to the vet, acomfortable place to sleep, safety from predators and with the company of humans. But as we have to adjust to pet ownership so do dogs



Algarrobo launches dog mess campaign

Jennie Rhodes

Algarrobo town hall has sent letters to 500 dog owners along with dispensers containing bags for faeces and bottles which should be filled with vinegar and water to be used when their dogs urinate in public spaces. The letters remind owners of a ... 300-euro fine for not cleaning up after their dogs or keeping them on a lead.



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."



Guaro dog shelter needs a new home

Tony Bryant

A Belgian couple who have dedicated the last 20 years to helping stray and abandoned dogs in Spain are appealing for help to enable them to start a new canine sanctuary on the Costa del Sol. The property where their rescue centre is currently based ... is in need of desperate repairs and so Vera and Bert Wesenbeek are now searching for a new property to continue their work. The couple arrived in Spain in 2000 with five of their own dogs and soon began taking in strays that were in need of medical ... Resort. They currently care for more than 30 dogs and Vera is now in desperate need of a new property where the dogs can be relocated. "Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are in urgent need of a new property where our dogs can feel safe, play and run



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



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


"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



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



Work starts on third dog park in Estepona


Dogs of Estepona will shortly have a new space to enjoy. The town council has started work on the third dog park in the town, to be located in La Lobilla behind the town centre. The plot is 3,000 square metres. The space has already been cleared, ... and work will continue to install drainage and lighting, alongside water points where the dogs can drink.



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



Triple A annual dog walk in Marbella

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The Triple A dog walk took place in Marbella last Sunday. Dozens of dogs and their owners met on the resort's Paseo Marítimo. The popular annual event aims to raise awareness of the popular charity. If participants didn't have their own dogs, rescue ... dogs from the charity were on hand to stand in.



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



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 -



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



Judge in Dana Leonte case maintains partner hit her with bat


...daughter. Police using sniffer dogs, drones and satellites continue their search for the missing woman's body in the area where a thigh bone, which has been linked to her through DNA tests, was found last week. Geolocation tests carried out on the



Influencer dog Pipper stops off in Malaga


...restaurants that admit dogs. It is estimated in Spain that there are about four million households that have a dog - a statistic that continues to grow. As well as promoting pet tourism throughout Spain, "Pipper on Tour seeks to raise awareness about ... respect for animals and the roles dogs play in our society," said his owners. You can follow Pipper's journey at PipperonTour (on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and on his website (


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Animal Care España celebrates its 20th anniversary with a party

Tony Bryant

...animal lover Fabienne Paques and Dutchman Ton van den Broek. Fabienne decided to do something about the pitiful situation of the stray and abandoned dogs in the Mijas area, many of whom were destroyed at the El Refugio killing station. She began by ... and attention and the chance of a new home. Over the past 20 years, ACE has found homes for more than 13,000 dogs in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Finland and Denmark, and it has become one of the most experienced rescue organisations



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



Dog refuge money is missing following break-in in Pedrera

Jennie Rhodes

...had been forced open. She reported that the house and garage were ransacked and 1,700 euros belonging to the refuge had been stolen. Their pet cockatiel and parrot were also missing, as was one of their dogs. The dog has since returned. Other



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



Town hall estimates 20 hectares were burned in Marbella fire


Juan Carlos Bo Morilla, who was off duty at the time, told SUR: "I took the hose to wet the dry grass and contribute in whatever way I could." One of those evacuated, Alejandro Pino, explained how he "took the dogs and fled", concerned about how the



Walking footballers raise 250 euros for Sarah


Pueblo, didn't get off to the best start with one team pulling out and the wind threatening to halt play, but it was clear that all seven teams were intent on proving they were top dogs. In the over 60s group, Chorley ran out clear victors, winning all



Triple A warns it could close its shelter if it doesn’t receive funds over the next few weeks

The animal welfare organisation Triple A has warned that without a substantial cash injection over the next few weeks it will have to close its shelter. The association’s premises, on the Ojén road, were originally set up to house 120 dogs and 80 ... cats, although at the moment the shelter is looking after 358 dogs and 205 felines. In the first six months of this year 500 abandoned animals were taken to the shelter. Donations Triple A bank account:ES20 0081 7460 6300 0101 0211. Reference ... are 30,000 dogs registered of the pet census, “that’s a third of the human population, who could support us.” Subsidy Marbella town hall pays Triple A an annual subsidy of 60,000 euros. “That’s enough for us to keep going for a month and a half,”



Dog rescue centre appeals for foster homes

Tony Bryant

The SOS Perrera animal charity in Los Barrios has made an urgent plea to the local community in order to find temporary homes for dozens of abandoned dogs. The animal rescue centre is currently stretched to the limit and is desperate for reliable ... and caring foster carers. The charity looks after hundreds of stray animals, most of which come from the Campo de Gibraltar and surrounding areas, and it needs to find temporary accommodation for dogs waiting to be transferred to their new owners. ... Several years ago the local pound was an extermination station, where dogs rounded up by local authorities were kept for ten days, after which they were destroyed. Thanks to years of negotiations by several charities, the dogs in the pound are now handed



New Torrox Costa dog beach is seventh in Malaga province

Eugenio Cabezas

...beach of its kind along the Costa del Sol. Mayor of Torrox, Óscar Medina, said that it had come about "following requests from residents and tourists". As with similar beaches in the province, dogs must be controlled at all times and potentially ... dangerous dogs and those weighing more than 20 kilos must wear a muzzle.



2020 vision

Peter Edgerton 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