Gender Violence Awareness Events

Councillor for Social Services, Women and Equality, Fabiana Ibarra, has launched an awareness campaign which will run from today until November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. “We do not want this date to be just a commemoration, and that is how we transmit it throughout the year, developing intense …

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Retired Cop in Need of Retirement Home

Pol is 8 years old in October and is about to retire from the police after a lifetime of dedicated service. Having worked alongside his human colleagues in the interest of public safety on Canary Islands, he now needs somebody to look after him whilst he relaxes into retirement. He is a smart, loyal dog …

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Adopt a Dog with Habaneras

The animal shelter in Torrevieja is almost always at or over capacity with abandoned or lost animals looking for a new forever home. On August 25, two lives can change, yours and one of the animals looking for a home, as the Habaneras shopping centre hosts a special pet adoption day, in association with the …

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Elche Police Arrest Man After Parrot was Kidnapped

Officers from the National Police have arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of assault and theft of an animal from a dwelling, after he allegedly scaled the perimeter fence to the property, jumped over a courtyard wall, stole a parrot in its cage, and then demanded a ransom to have it returned. The investigations by …

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Who is Top Dog? In name!

A recent survey by Spanish online doggy portal Snau, reveals that Greta is amongst the top choices to name a female dog in Spain, along with Lola, Nuka, Dune and Luna. As for the boys, Bruno, Enzo, Eros, Neo and Porthos are the top choice, with Ben not even featuring (that´s a Spanish language pun). …

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Bats – Good or Evil?

A guided walk is offered through the La Mata Natural Park (Torrevieja, Alicante), looking at bats in their natural environment. Are they good, or are they evil? Bats have sometimes been the victims of bad press, through films depicting them as blood-thirsty night creatures, but sometimes a symbol of good against evil, albeit with the …

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Bats – Good or Evil?

A guided walk is offered through the La Mata Natural Park (Torrevieja, Alicante), looking at bats in their natural environment. Are they good, or are they evil? Bats have sometimes been the victims of bad press, through films depicting them as blood-thirsty night creatures, but sometimes a symbol of good against evil, albeit with the …

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Endangered Turtles Tracked by Technology

The appearance of turtles on the beaches of the east coast of Spain is becoming an every increasing phenomenon. Members of the Oceanogràfic foundation from the City of Arts and Science in Valencia describe how in 2014 there was a nesting in Alicante, a year later on the beach of Torrevieja (Alicante) and in 2016 …

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Terra Natura Murcia Offers Unique Summer School

The Terra Natura animal park in Murcia, in collaboration with Murcia government, has prepared an intense and innovative program for the summer, especially designed for families and yound children. Murcia councillor José Guillén explained that “this year Terra Natura will offer original activities during the summer so that it will be transformed into a space …

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