12 Nov, 2011 @ 08:00
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Foul fine

Dog walkers who repeatedly fail to clean up after their pets could be hit with a 30,000 euro fine after Marbella town hall passed a new bylaw.

Eloise Horsfield

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  1. of course this fine will only apply to foreigners the locals will continue to parade their dirty dogs on the marbella seafront even though it’s supposedly illegal according to the vast number of display boards that tell you what is illegal. The dogs are less of a danger to toddlers in oparticular and walkers in general than the local racing cyclists who use the seafront parade as cycling race track even though there is clear EU sign that prohibits cycling on the marble side of the seafront parade. That of course is totally ignored by the police as much as the cyclists who often can be seen chatting together in front of the sign. A 30K euro fine could actually violate EU laws but then spain doesn’t exactly abide by the EU other than ask its central bank to keep on buying its debt bonds.

  2. Please could anyone tell me what the law is in Spain (include the law number) as in the village where I live there are dozens of mutts pumping out dog toffee and it is piled and smeared in every street. Is it the responsibility of the Ayuntamiento and the local police or the Guarda Civil to enforce any law?

  3. Sarebbe opportuno fare una petizione per avere una spiaggia in cui è consentito l’ingresso ai cani visto che il mio cane viene usato per salvataggio in mare ed un parco dedicato ai cani vista la grande affluenza di cani in Marbella. Sarebbe un’opportunità per avere un maggior numero di turisti che viaggiano con il proprio cane oltre ai maggiori introiti. Non è giusto sporcare per strada ma è anche incostituzionale inventare multe ad hoc per lo straniero.

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