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Animals/Pets news & information for Granada province

Granada village teaches dogs not to fear fireworks
Animals/Pets Sat, Sep 1, 2018

Granada village teaches dogs not to fear fireworks

A DOG-TRAINING course to teach pets not to be scared of fireworks will be free of charge to all owners, says the local council organising these pioneering workshops. Vegas del Genil (Granada province), has teamed up...

Lioness stops the traffic
Animals/Pets Sun, Dec 13, 2009

Lioness stops the traffic

A LOOSE lion caused panic among motorists yesterday morning on the A-92 motorway, emergency services reveal. The big cat was found wandering along the road at kilometre 191 next to the town of Loja (Granada) in the...

Second dead vulture found on Castril game reserve
Animals/Pets Fri, Oct 31, 2008

Second dead vulture found on Castril game reserve

The owners of a hunting reserve near Castril (Granada) face losing their operating licence and a fine of between €60,000-€300,000 euros after a second dead vulture was found on the premises last Tuesday. The female...

Animals/Pets Mon, Oct 6, 2008

Hungry dogs ate master's corpse

The remains of an elderly man, who lived in a cave house in Baza (Granada) with his ten pet dogs, were found, along with his shoes, at his home by the Local Police last Saturday after a call from a concerned neighbour....

Illegal dog breeder busted
Animals/Pets Sat, Aug 30, 2008

Illegal dog breeder busted

280 pedigree dogs, including 60 puppies, have been rescued from an illegal dog breeding facility in Cogollos Vega (Granada). 98 of the dogs were found crammed into 50 metal cages while the rest were found chained up in...

Hungry herd cows Granada villagers
Animals/Pets Fri, Aug 8, 2008

Hungry herd cows Granada villagers

Around 150 hungry cows have been terrorising the inhabitants of Prado Negro, near Huétor Santillán (Granada) for the past few weeks by invading the village in search of food. Driven by a shortage of pasture, the herd...

Snake invasion residents protest outside Town Hall
Animals/Pets Wed, Jun 18, 2008

Snake invasion residents protest outside Town Hall

The residents of an apartment block in Motril, the roof of which has been home to a slither of around twenty large, but non-poisonous, snakes for the past couple of weeks, gathered outside Motril Town Hall yesterday to...

Vesicular fever outbreak detected in five farms
Animals/Pets Mon, Aug 30, 2004

Vesicular fever outbreak detected in five farms

An outbreak of vesicular fever has been detected in five farms in Villanueva de Mesía (Granada). The regional Agriculture council has decreed the temporary immobilisation of 10.000 pigs and the sacrifice of at least 3...

Granada workshop acquires rare Golden Eagle
Animals/Pets Wed, Aug 18, 2004

Granada workshop acquires rare Golden Eagle

The "Birds of Prey Workshop" located in Granada´s Science Park has paid a German breeder €6,000 for "Dafne," the only Golden Eagle in Andalucía and only the third of its type in captivity in the...

Animals/Pets Wed, Apr 28, 2004

Large shark accidentally captured

A fishing boat from the Caleta de Vélez Fisherman’s Guild (Málaga) captured a tiburón zorro (‘fox shark’) yesterday, measuring approximately two metres in length and weighing 325 kilos. The shark was captured...

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