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Animals/Pets news & information for Spain

Animals/Pets Wed, Apr 4, 2018

AENA to sterilise and rehome airport feral cats

AIRPORT governing body AENA has agreed to take care of feral cats living in various terminals in response to a complaint by Valencian regional party Compromís about a feeding ban. MP Carles Mulet demanded the PP...

Animals/Pets Mon, Apr 2, 2018

Elephants loose on Albacete motorway after lorry crash

A LORRYLOAD of elephants has overturned on the A-30 motorway in the province of Albacete (Castilla-La Mancha) and the animals are now wandering loose on the highway, traffic authorities confirmed at 16.30 this afternoon...

Animals/Pets Fri, Mar 30, 2018

Police dogs get music therapy to ease on-the-job stress

STRESS-RELIEVING music therapy in spa-like conditions is being given to Madrid's police dogs to help their mental health and enable them to do a better job, according to the city council. Despite unanimous...

Animals/Pets Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Demonstrators call for Iberian wolf protection

THOUSANDS of demonstrators gathered in Madrid today (Sunday) calling for laws to protect the Iberian wolf, an endangered species unique to Spain and Portugal. Ecologists in Action, the WWF, European Alliance for Wolf...

Animals/Pets Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Plea to find stolen retired police dogs

AN ANIMAL charity is urging the public to help it find two retired police dogs who have been stolen. The Belgian Shepherds were taken from a foster home helping out the shelter ('Four-legged Heroes') in the...

Animals/Pets Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Lola the wagtail, a Galicia bar's most loyal customer

A BAR in A Coruña (Galicia) has a regular customer who has been coming in daily for a plate of – or Spanish omelette – for the last four years, and plants herself on the counter to ensure she is the first to get...

Animals/Pets Mon, Jan 8, 2018

Three giraffes die in Cabárceno Park fire

ALL THREE giraffes from Cantabria's famous Cabárceno Park have died in a fire in the early hours of Saturday, confirm staff from the huge safari complex. The cause of the blaze is not yet known, but it has caused...

Animals/Pets Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Dog protects missing girl, 2, all night

A MISSING two-year-old girl has been found along with her dog, who kept her safe overnight for seven hours, reveal Guardia Civil officers in the province of Ávila. The toddler was walking with her dad in the mountains...