A bizarre situation happened yesterday in Almería city. Local police found a small pony abandoned in the city centre – and had to use a rubbish lorry to take it the pound. Residents of C/ Lopez Vega called the cops early Sunday morning after spotting the scared animal nosing for food. The local police managed to catch the animal, but had no way to take it to the local pound. The city has cancelled its Continue reading Small pony abandoned in Almería city centre→
Some b*stard in Palma beat his horse to death after he lost a horse race in Manacor, Palma de Mallorca. And a Judge has ruled he must now serve his eight months in jail. He’s the first person ever to serve jail time for animal cruelty in Spain. Sorky the horse lost a 2012 race, and shortly afterwards the man whipped it to death in the stables at the racecourse. A horrified vet denounced him Continue reading First jailed for animal cruelty→
A workshop entitled Clown y coaching con caballos is taking place in Los Gallardos, which aims to help people “break out” from their shyness and develop a sense of self-worth. It’s taking place at the finca of the Equiessence Association in Los Gallardos, from the 1st to the 4th of May.
Police confirm they have seized dozens of samples of pet and animal food to see if they contain remains of diseased animals or stray dogs, in a major national investigation, according to El Mundo newspaper. Seprona, the environmental arm of the Guardia Civil, has sent dozens of samples of commercial pet food to the Anfaco-Cecopesca laboratories in Vigo, Galicia, after a Judge received reports from an industry whistle-blower. Apparantly third party companies have been collecting Continue reading Petfood is being made with stray dogs and diseased sheep, say police in major investigation→
Moroccan man M.A. has been sentenced to three months in jail, commuted to deportation from Spain for a minimum of 10 years, for killing a stallion in El Ejido by inserting a large pole up the animals rectum. M.A. was prosecuted under animal protection laws. Events took place on the night of the 12th of September at a farm in El Ejido, where M.A. caught a stallion worth 2,800€ with the express purpose of harming Continue reading Deported for killing a stallion with a pole up the whatsit in El Ejido→