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Animals/Pets news & information for Spain

Number 10's Larry the Cat famous in Spain
Animals/Pets Fri, Nov 23, 2018

Number 10's Larry the Cat famous in Spain

BRITAIN'S 'First Cat' is the most famous feline in Spain after being featured on an enhanced reality recreation of 10 Downing Street on the country's third channel, Antena 3. Presenter Vicente Vallés...

Dog defends owner from violent boyfriend
Animals/Pets Fri, Nov 16, 2018

Dog defends owner from violent boyfriend

A DOG defended his owner when she was being beaten up by her boyfriend in Tarragona at around 05.30 this morning (Thursday), and prevented him from getting near her again. The couple's dog bit the man, 25, on the...

'Extinct' porpoise seen seven times off Costa del Sol
Animals/Pets Sat, Oct 27, 2018

'Extinct' porpoise seen seven times off Costa del...

A TYPE of dolphin believed to be extinct in the Mediterranean has been seen seven times off the Costa del Sol in recent months, according to the marine protection charity OceanSea. The Common or Harbour Porpoise, one of...

Emu runs loose through town
Animals/Pets Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Emu runs loose through town

RESIDENTS in the Barcelona-province town of Sant Cugat del Vallès did a double take yesterday (Wednesday) evening when they saw an emu rush past them down the street. Police received a call at around 17.00 to report...

Ikea launches 'furr-niture' for pets in national stores, designed in Spain
Animals/Pets Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Ikea launches 'furr-niture' for pets in national...

SWEDISH furniture giant Ikea is about to launch its range of pet furniture in stores in Spain, created by an animal-loving interior designer based in Valencia. Inma Bermúdez, who says she has lots of pets at home, is...

Bioparc's newborn zebra foal takes the plunge
Animals/Pets Thu, Sep 6, 2018

Bioparc's newborn zebra foal takes the plunge

STAFF at Valencia's Bioparc saved a zebra foal who walked straight into a river within seconds of being born. The foal came into the world yesterday (Wednesday) evening, to the delight of carers who watched and...

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...

Stray dog cares for missing Alzheimer's man overnight
Animals/Pets Fri, Aug 31, 2018

Stray dog cares for missing Alzheimer's man overnight

AN ELDERLY man with Alzheimer's who went missing in Burriana (Castellón province) had a guardian angel to keep him company overnight – a dog whom he had never met before and who appears to be homeless. The 75...

'Cow crossing' replaces zebras in Galicia city
Animals/Pets Fri, Aug 31, 2018

'Cow crossing' replaces zebras in Galicia city

A GALICIA city has argued that the north-western region has no zebras, but plenty of cows – and this should be reflected in their pedestrian crossings. Stripes have been swapped for random patches on a street in the...

Birthday party for Terra Natura's favourite elephant Petita, 46
Animals/Pets Wed, Aug 22, 2018

Birthday party for Terra Natura's favourite elephant...

BENIDORM theme park Terra Natura's most iconic and popular resident celebrated her birthday in true Bollywood style this week as a nod to her Indian roots and invited all members of the public to join her. Petita,...

Blue whale caught on drone camera off Cíes Isles
Animals/Pets Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Blue whale caught on drone camera off Cíes Isles

DRONE footage off the coast of Galicia shows a blue whale – the largest mammal on earth - swimming close to the Cíes Isles. Captured on Wednesday but only just aired, the video shows a whale of an estimated 26 metres...

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