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Animals/Pets news & information for Spain

Bull-fighting protest in Madrid calls for ban but celebrates abolition of Toro de la Vega
Animals/Pets Sat, Sep 10, 2016

Bull-fighting protest in Madrid calls for ban but...

THIS year's protest against the now-banned Toro de la Vega bull-killing 'festival' is now aimed at animal cruelty and bull-fighting in general, having set off an hour ago (at 17.00 on Saturday) from...

Wolf-hunting legalised in Castilla y León, despite protection orders and EU funding, complain environmentalists
Animals/Pets Mon, Aug 15, 2016

Wolf-hunting legalised in Castilla y León, despite...

CONSERVATION charities are in uproar over a recent law change in Castilla y León allowing up to 143 wolves to be hunted annually until 2019. Ecologists in Action and the wildlife association Lobo Marley (‘Marley...

Traffic police find goat in car boot during random breathalysing stop
Animals/Pets Wed, Aug 3, 2016

Traffic police find goat in car boot during random...

POLICE in Madrid found a goat in a car boot when they stopped the driver at random during a routine alcohol checkpoint. According to officers from Fuenlabrada in the Greater Madrid region, they became suspicious when...

Iberian lynxes set up home in Madrid safari park
Animals/Pets Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Iberian lynxes set up home in Madrid safari park

TWO endangered Iberian lynxes - a male and a female - have been housed at Madrid's Zoo-Aquarium in surroundings specially adapted for them to live as they would in the wild. Jazmín and Kalama are the only Iberian...

Permit denied for Toro de la Vega bull-killing 'festival'
Animals/Pets Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Permit denied for Toro de la Vega bull-killing...

REGIONAL government officials in Castilla y León have banned the village of Tordesillas from 'celebrating' its bloodthirsty bull-spearing spectacle, the unless the animal comes out of it alive. The...

Still no sign of 'escaped' bear from Cabárceno safari park
Animals/Pets Mon, Jun 6, 2016

Still no sign of 'escaped' bear from Cabárceno...

POLICE in Cantabria are still searching for a brown bear who broke out of the huge Cabárceno safari park nearly a week ago and who has been seen running loose in a nearby village. A group of youngsters saw the bear in...

Loose bull charges down main city road in Oviedo
Animals/Pets Sat, Jun 4, 2016

Loose bull charges down main city road in Oviedo

AN ESCAPED bull who ran amok through the centre of Asturias' largest city, Oviedo, was eventually caught by a street-cleaner. The animal broke out of a farm in La Manjoya at around 08.30 yesterday (Friday) morning,...

Dog-and-cat bakery opens in Madrid
Animals/Pets Fri, May 27, 2016

Dog-and-cat bakery opens in Madrid

SPAIN'S first-ever bakery for pets has opened in the centre of Madrid, with cakes, pastries, biscuits, brownies and even birthday cakes for dogs and cats on sale. Miguitas bakery, at number 7 of the C/ Divino Pastor...

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