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Animal welfare activists demand cancellation of Spain’s Cordoba bullfighting festival

ANIMAL rights party PACMA (El Partido Animalista Contra el Maltrato Animal) has demanded that the Junta cancel the Cordoba bullfighting show, scheduled for the...

Almost 4,000 arrests in Spain for environmental crimes during 2020 with big increases in animal abuse

NATURE PROTECTION Service (SEPRONA), part of Spain’s Guardia Civil, arrested an incredible 3,957 people for crimes related to the environment during 2020. Worryingly, crimes that...

Animal testing lab in Spain closed amid allegations of “gratuitous cruelty and abuse”

MADRID authorities have suspended activities at a scientific research facility in Spain after activists exposed animal testing involving “gratuitous cruelty and abuse”. The regional government...

Animal welfare groups call for nationwide ban on all animals in circuses in Spain

THE Parliamentary Association for the defence of animal rights (APPDA) has called on the Government to pass a state law banning circuses with animals...

Heartless dog owner dumps puppy with broken legs in animal shelter car park on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man dumped a puppy with two broken legs in a Costa Blanca animal shelter car park and then went on what he described...

Man arrested in Spain’s Mijas for hanging his dog from a pergola as punishment after it ‘destroyed plants’

A MAN has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Costa del Sol’s Mijas for an alleged crime of animal abuse. An investigation was launched...

100 mistreated or abandoned animals rescued by Guardia Civil in Spain’s Malaga during 2020

THE Guardia Civil in Spain’s Malaga have carried out more than 100 operations against animal abuse over the course of 2020, resulting in 27...

READ WITH CAUTION: Dead dogs found rotting among 22 survivors in ‘deplorable’ Madrid farm – two owners arrested

GUARDIA CIVIL have discovered a farm housing 22 sick dogs, with another seven lying dead among them. The report says the animals were kept in...

WATCH: Police discover 26,000 baby chicks left to die at Spain’s Madrid airport as hunt begins for those responsible

SPANISH National Police rescued some 20,000 live chicks abandoned at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, last weekend. They had been crammed into tiny cardboard boxes...

Heavy riders to be BANNED from riding donkeys in Spain’s Mijas come 2020

It comes after a long campaign by local animal rights activists who say some donkeys have died due to their poor working conditions.

Caged Albino Tiger owner arrested for drug trafficking and firearms possession in Alicante.

THE owners of a rare Albino Tiger that was kept locked in a cage at their Alicante home, have also been accused of drug...

WATCH: Puppies buried alive in Spain rescued by police

An investigation has been launched into two people on suspicion of animal cruelty

Protesters SLAM €1 million relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella as petition reaches 80,000

HUNDREDS are set to protest against the planned €1 million relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella next week. Campaigners will take the streets on January 12...

WATCH: Hunter in Spain throws injured fox through air and repeatedly STAMPS on its head (WARNING: distressing images)

https://twitter.com/alfonslopeztena/status/1079033354819944453 SHOCKING images have shown a Spanish hunter chase a fox and then smile to the camera after he stamps on its head. The hunter, in...

WATCH: ‘Abusive’ Andalucia car park which kept caged camels for Christmas rides slammed by PACMA

https://www.facebook.com/517782191624562/videos/279438579426529/ SPAIN'S Animalist party has helped free camels from an Andalucian car park that were kept in 'abusive' conditions. PACMA slammed the Christmas camel rides in...

PACMA slams hunting rituals in Spain where 10-year-old children’s faces smeared with blood (WARNING: shocking images)

"What kind of society are we building when we allow children to participate in animal abuse?"

PACMA slams burro taxi owner after donkey left to die alone in ‘unsuitable’ stable in Mijas

Dog walkers discovered the donkey lying on its side ‘braying in pain’,

‘Hero’ expat donates a whopping 300 TINS of food to Costa del Sol dog sanctuary in need

It comes after the Estepona-based shelter made a plea on Facebook for tinned food this week

Fighting cocks seized after Mallorquin drug trafficking arrests

AN investigation is underway into animal cruelty in Son Banya after 36 fighting cocks were seized. The animals were discovered during separate police raids into...

Killing of thousands of animals by notorious Costa del Sol animal shelter was ‘for financial gain’, judge rules

THE killing of thousands of animals at the notorious Parque Animal shelter had financial motives, a Malaga judge has confirmed. As first revealed by...

WATCH: Moment sick Andalucia waitress drowns cat in washing machine in Spain (WARNING: Distressing footage)

She subjected the cat to two washing cycles whilst filming it on social media

WATCH: Sickening couple in Spain run brown bears off road in car

SPANIARDS have been left fuming after a video of two bears being chased down by a car went viral.  Spain’s Brown Bear Foundation (FOP) has...

‘Terrified’ baby dolphin dies from stress in southern Spain after tourists snatch it from water and pose for selfies

The stranded creature was separated from its mother and spotted by a group of camera wielding tourists who snapped photos of it

Malaga politicians seek harsher sentences for animal cruelty

Partido Popular MPs Avelino Barrionuevo and Joaquín Ramírez are to start the process of having the changes enshrined in law

Spain urged to improve treatment of farmed rabbits

The EU parliament is asking Spain to introduce legislation that will end ‘cruel’ practices inflicted on rabbits

Torremolinos animal shelter owner stands trial for slaughtering more than 2,100 cats and dogs

Carmen Marin’s animal shelter in Torremolinos was meant to be a haven for unwanted pets

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