They rescued a dog that was spraying poison and sandwiched in a cave in La Gomera – Spain

Hunting with dogs in La Gomera

The Association Pro Animal Gomera It was reported that collaborators of the protective and the Civil Guard officers have rescued a dog that was spraying poison and sandwiched in a cave in the area of La Hoya, in Valle Gran Rey.

The rescue occurred thanks to a few neighbors notice, those who having heard continual amourning dog that came from the cliff decided to upload to inspect the site, explained the Secretary of Pro Animal, Dominique Lecroc.

Neighbors found the bottom of a cave walled with stones to a large black dog, with rottweiler German Shepherd miscellany, tied with a rope and that gave off a strong smell to poison. The dog, about seven years, presented malnutrition and dehydration, lack of hair and muscles, and burns on the eyelids, noted Lecroc. The animal was transferred to the veterinarian to receive first aid and later evacuated to a canine hotel Tenerife.

Pro Animal Gomera, that it had submitted complaint before Civil Guard and the city of Valle Gran Rey, It has requested the cooperation of citizens to find out the identity of the owner of the animal. Remember that the cave where he found the dog is located in a steep and very little frequented place, so it believes can be a neighbor in the area.

It denounces that in so far this year already has been in La Gomera more dropouts of animals than ever, as well as a considerable increase in acts of cruelty. In this regard, It refers to some recent events as puppies thrown into a container inside a garbage bag or other seven launched from a car could only of those who save two.

Photos: – canariasactual / gomeraverde


100 slaughtered dogs, each month, in the wings Peruvian University of Lima (Peru)

(Photo: Channel 5)

The Organization of advocates for animals Group charity, He denounced that hundreds of dogs are slaughtered on the premises of the Peruvian wings University, as part of a course of the Faculty of veterinary medicine.

Through a video recorded by one of the students of the University are scenes of torture carried out animals, alleged medical purposes.

"We are very indignant at this massacre", "by the savagery that is when the dog bleeds they take anesthetized blood and live yet", the representative of this group indicated, Fernando Moreno.

Also, He said that "in that power they sacrifice monthly" 100 dogs, purchased to 50 "Suns and they are collected by the students on the street".

At last, He noted that students are being threatened with disprove the course if they sacrifice not dogs. The Association has scheduled a seedling from the University Centre, next Friday 20.


More than 20.000 stray dogs are brutally murdered each year in Mauritius

A dog jump in search of its owner. He is sentenced to death in the Kennel of Port Louis, Mauritius. The 80% the captured dogs are pets with owner.

Up the 80% These dogs they are snapped up to their owners in the doors of their houses while they rest placidly in the porch or simply while walking uncaring of the looks of their owners.

A dog frantically back kicks, with their legs tied by a rough rope while a man with a red Baseball Cap, It deeply sinks a needle into his heart.

There is a final and desperate struggle, then a heartbreaking howl rips the shameful morning tropical surprise to traders of the market fence and silencing the singing of the birds. When the Yelp becomes groan, the dog is kicked to the interior of a Kennel awaiting almost certain death. It is a slow and painful death, the result of a lethal injection administered by a death squad.

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Leihmaniosis in dogs


Comes the good weather and rising temperatures, two factors bring with them, among other things, the increase in the incidence of a disease with high impact health in our pets, that it is a Zoonoses It can be transmitted to man. We are talking of the Leihmaniosis.

The Leihmaniosis is very present in the South of Europe, especially in the Mediterranean basin, a highly endemic area, There are also many casuistry in South America. In all it is estimated that you there are around 2,5 millions of dogs infected in the endemic area of Europe, Although there are also cases of dogs infected in areas not frequent, that they have been able to be infected in trips to such areas.

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Denounce the abandonment of 22 horses on a farm of Manganeses la Lampreana – Zamora (Spain)

Caballos abandonados
A Mare, in deplorable health and hygiene conditions in Arucas

Animal defence ensures that they have symptoms of 'severe malnutrition'

The Zamora Animal defense Association has denounced the situation of «abuse» and «symptoms of severe malnutrition"with 22 horses on a farm of Manganeses la Lampreana. The facts, they have been reported to the Seprona of the Guardia Civil, they were corroborated by two members of the Association in defense of animals joined in the plot where the horses after receiving the notice of several citizens.

Once there, Defence Animal volunteers proved that horses were «symptoms of severe malnutrition as well as unequivocal signs of abandonment».

The Organization sources have pointed out that «horses lacked access to water», «Since the brook that drank another years gone due to current drought». According to witnesses, «the animals have survived drinking the urine through the estate from the town of Manganeses la Lampreana». As aggravating, «equines have no shelter to shelter from inclement weather and predators».

Faced with this situation the association defending Animal Zamora has lodged a complaint with the nature protection service of Castile and León for breach of the law 32/2007 of 7 November, for the care of animals in its exploitation, transport, experimentation and sacrifice, as the Royal Decree 804/2011, of 10 of June, which regulates the zootechnical management, health and animal welfare of corners farms and establishing the equine health plan. Defenders of animals also requested that horses «are withdrawn to the defendant in a preventive way», «to prevent the Commission of further infringements».

The Association calls for end of «few before with this social scourge which is abuse», "torture and mistreatment of non-human animals".

Source: laopiniondezamora

Milly, a chihuahua from Puerto Rico, the smallest dog in the world

La chihuahua puertorriqueña Milly
The Puerto Rican chihuahua Milly - Photo: EFE

6,35 centimeters in height and 170 g. of weight, make the Puerto Rican chihuahua Milly, supposedly the smallest dog in the world.

Milly just have little more than three months old, Although it has maintained the same weight since the third week of his birth, which suggests that you pluck the record to the chihuahua Boo Boo, the State of Kentucky, USA, considered the most tiny can of the planet so far, with 10,16 centimeters in height.

Owners looking for the Organization of the Guinness records book Milly as the dog to recognize more tiny planet.

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Mickey Rourke donates 250.000 $ the wild dogs of Romania


Hollywood actor and lover of dogs, Mickey Rourke has been donating 250.000 $ from his own pocket in order to protect the wild dogs of Romania. Other supporters of the cause, between the two local veterinary, they have also offered donations to the project.

Rourke, currently in Budapest for the filming of his latest film “Dead in Tombsone“, He found a stray dog of mixed race in the streets of Budapest to which he adopted and put name Foxy.

The hostel non-profit is called “The sanctuary the wild dogs of Romania “. Rourke said he planned the construction of a installation of the size of a football field It will house thousands of dogs. He said that it has found the land to lift his refuge and will return to Romania often as necessary.

In Bucharest, 50.000 wild dogs, Although most are not aggressive, they have been considered a danger to public health. Recently, the local authorities tried to capitalize on the problem of strays with the adoption of new laws that give them power to kill the wild dogs. In January, the Government declared the law unconstitutional.

The problem of the street dogs in Romania are smaller in the Decade of 1980, When the Communist dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu swept many of the old apartment buildings and built new high-rise buildings in its place, but prohibited residents from owning pets. He became desperate for animal lovers. Between dogs homeless began to wander through the streets and the lack of education about the sterilization and castration of dogs, the canine population through the streets was multiplied.

Local authorities are required to maintain the dogs Street during 30 days, and if no one adopts them, dogs can be slaughtered. Advocacy supporters insist that the only way to stop the problem is to organize and educate the population. The sterilization of dogs is more humane and less costly.

Rourke says that his recovery from depression due to his beloved chihuahua, Loki, who died in 2009.


The Kennel of move, saturated in the case of the farm of Ricla

Un animal en las instalaciones de Movera
An animal on the premises of move

To downtown, dependent of the DPZ, you only have space for 20 dogs. You would receive 53 from an illegal Ricla farm during the next three weeks.

A total of 53 dogs go ashore, over the next three weeks, in the Move Provincial health hostel, Centre of the DPZ It performs the functions of kennel in all areas of Zaragoza, except the capital. A dozen dogs already arrived during the Wednesday morning, and 41 others will do so in different batches over the next three weeks. They will come from Ricla, where they lived crowded in a swine farm in absolutely deplorable conditions.

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