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Animals/Pets news & information for Valladolid province

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...

Massive protest against Toro de la Vega bull torture festival
Animals/Pets Sun, Sep 14, 2014

Massive protest against Toro de la Vega bull torture...

AN ESTIMATED total of 45,000 protesters gathered in Madrid last night to call for a bloodthirsty annual bull festival to be banned. The Toro de la Vega takes place in Tordesillas (Valladolid province, north of Madrid)...

Two green puppies born to Podenco breeder
Animals/Pets Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Two green puppies born to Podenco breeder

GREEN puppies have been born to a breeder in the province of Valladolid, just north of Madrid. One of Aída Vallelado's Podenco hounds, Micaela, gave birth to a litter of five earlier this month – two of whom were...

Parliamentary debate over banning 'barbaric' bull-killing tournament
Animals/Pets Thu, Sep 26, 2013

Parliamentary debate over banning 'barbaric' bull...

BULL-FIGHTING at a major festival in Tordesillas (Valladolid province) was under debate in Parliament today in response to mass protest marches organised by the Pro-Animal Party (PACMA). The Toro de la Vega, described...

Bullfight protesters storm Madrid
Animals/Pets Sun, Sep 15, 2013

Bullfight protesters storm Madrid

NEARLY 15,000 people protested yesterday (Saturday) in Madrid over one of Spain's most famous bull-fighting exhibitions, the Toro de la Vega. Although previous demonstrations have taken place in the town of...

Cruz and Bardem's sisters publish anti-bullfighting video on the internet
Animals/Pets Sun, Sep 19, 2010

Cruz and Bardem's sisters publish anti-bullfighting...

PENÉLOPE Cruz's sister – among other famous faces in Spain – have clubbed together to protest against bullfighting. They have publicly denounced the so-called Toro de la Vega in Tordesillas (Valladolid) which...

Animals/Pets Mon, Jul 7, 2008

Large iguana captured in street after struggle

Owing to numerous failed attempts, it took Guardia Civil environmental officers more than three hours to ensnare a two-metre long iguana spotted wandering through the centre of Zaratán (Valladolid) on June 25th. They...

Field vole poison detected in carrion bird corpses
Animals/Pets Mon, Dec 3, 2007

Field vole poison detected in carrion bird corpses

Necropsies carried out on the corpses of two rare carrion birds found towards the end of August 15km from Medina del Campo (Valladolid) revealed traces of clorofacinona and bromadiolona - two poisonous substances used...

'Jaquerito' tortured to death for fun at Tordesillas festival
Animals/Pets Tue, Sep 11, 2007

'Jaquerito' tortured to death for fun at...

The photo shows the final moments of 'Jaquerito' (600kg), this year's 'Toro de Vega', who was finally put out of its misery by this year's 'Hombre de Vega' José Angel González (wearing...

Field vole extermination measures tested
Animals/Pets Thu, Aug 9, 2007

Field vole extermination measures tested

The mayor of Fresno el Viejo, Ángel Navarro, has said that he is hopeful that the stubble burning that started yesterday will help eradicate a plague of field voles that is affecting the region and which has destroyed...

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