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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Like a horror movie’ as expat animal charity bosses fled Spain’s Sierra Bermeja wildfire while rescuing dozens of...

THE boss of the Costa del Sol’s most famous animal rescue centre has recalled the dramatic moment she and her husband had to evacuate...

WATCH: Pilgrim walking the Camino de Santiago with 7 goats, 3 donkeys and a dog stopped by Spain’s Guardia...

OFFICERS of the Guardia Civil's Nature Protection Service (SEPRONA), together with Policia local in Santo Domingo de La Calzada, northern Spain, have stopped a...

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja fire leaves dozens of animals burnt or with serious injuries

THE devastating flames from the Sierra Bermeja wildfire have destroyed almost 10,000 hectares of food, water and shelter the wildlife in the area need...

Pink-skinned baby panda twins are born at Madrid Zoo in Spain

TWIN giant pandas were born at Madrid Zoo today(September 6). Huz Zui Ba gave birth to her first baby at 8.30 am and then at...

IN PICS: Keepers hand-rear orphaned newborn gazelle from critically-endangered species at zoo in Spain’s Valencia

A CALF of an incredibly rare gazelle species is being hand reared by keepers at Valencia’s BioParc in eastern Spain after its mother died...

Ice lollies and frozen trout: How Spain’s zoo animals are keeping cool during heatwave

AS temperatures soar above 40ºC across Spain as a heatwave intensifies, zoos and wildlife parks are working hard to keep their animals cool. That means...

IN PICS: Benidorm animals enjoy ice lollies as heatwave scorches Spain’s Costa Blanca

ANIMALS have been tucking into specially-made ice lollies to keep them cool at a Costa Blanca nature park. Temperatures reached 38.5 degrees in Alicante on...

PUPPY LOVE: New study from Spain proves dogs really do make a home a happier place

Every dogowner already knows it, but now there is official scientific proof: a dog makes a home a happier place and is good for...

Pets in Spain move step closer to ‘human status’ with breakthrough animal welfare law

UNDER a new proposal passed by Spain’s parliament on Wednesday, domestic animals will be considered ‘living beings’ instead of mere objects. Spain’s congress voted to...

Spain orders slaughter of cattle after months stranded in terrible conditions on ship at sea

SPAIN has ordered the slaughter of 1,610 young bulls which have been stranded aboard a livestock ship since December. The agriculture ministry on Monday said...

ANIMAL HOUSE: Another good year for Valencia’s Bioparc

LAST year was yet another success for Valencia city’s Bioparc animal refuge. Always keen to escape the ‘zoo’ tag due to its negative connotations, the...

IT’S A DOG’S LIFE: Animal welfare experts in Valencia warn that leaving pets out in the cold can lead...

LEAVING pets outside in extreme weather conditions is a crime punishable with prison, animal welfare societies in Valencia are warning. With images doing the rounds...

Town “committed to animal welfare” rewarded with ‘no-slaughter policy’ for stray pets in Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO City Council has launched a new and improved service to deal with the area’s lost and found animals, with full management of...

Stray cats more at risk during coronavirus lockdown, says rescue centre on Spain’s Costa Blanca as it pleads for...

BIG Red's Animal Rescue Centre in Almoradi, Costa Blanca South, has at least nine cats that will need new homes from the end of...

In Spain three animals are abandoned every five minutes

The group also points to the recent surge in the adoption of pets, which it claims can actually help perpetuate the cycle of ‘animal abuse’

Becoming auntie to a herd of stray cats in southern Spain is harder than you think, writes Belinda Beckett

But the whole idea of being a colony auntie or uncle is that you have gained the cats’ trust, probably by feeding them

‘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

Seven Spanish traditions of extreme animal torture that MUST be stopped

Below we have rounded up seven of the country’s most sickening practices which must be stopped.

Pigging out: Spain’s agrarian sector rose for second year in the row

Animal production continues to dominate compared to weaker vegetal data numbers, part of which was caused by an increase in wildfires and drought this year. 

WATCH: Moment Malaga police capture giant snake

The serpent had devoured two swallows before it was caught

Adana dog shelter pleas for more volunteers

Centre helpers, fundraisers and foster carers are all needed by Estepona’s Adana Dog Shelter

EXCLUSIVE: Spanish hunters suspected of animal slaughter on British expat’s farm

Detectives from the environment section Seprona said it was one of the worst attacks they had seen

British expat’s horror to find animal massacre in new Spanish home

EXCLUSIVE: Mother-of-three Kerry Matthews was appalled to discover at least 13 dead animals, some with their throats slit, on taking possession of a new rental home, in Antas, Almeria

Animal rights group fighting against closure of Mijas shelter

The Andalucian government is threatening to close a shelter in Mijas that homes 250 animals

Humped together

Animal rights are too often forgotten in the name of 'entertainment'

Animal rescue crisis

The Olive Press is giving its full support to whatever is now deemed best for the animals at Kim's Animal Rescue Centre




The house that survived a volcano: Extraordinary photo shows La Palma island home entirely surrounded by lava

THIS powerful image shows the isolation of the one house still remaining untouched by the rivers of thick lava that swallowed up everything else...


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