Etiqueta 'Animal welfare'
Tolo Cursach, Antoni Bergas and Tolo Sbert.


Cursach, cockerels and foreigners: the week in Majorca

The startling story of the week was the arrest of Tolo Cursach. In Palma they were agonising over foreign property buyers and holiday rentals. The government made another announcement about Son Dureta. And animal-welfare stories concerned the Pollensa cockerel and the bull of Fornalutx.

Andrew Ede04/03/2017 00:00

Dogs for adoption at the Son Reus pound.

Animal welfare

Don't buy but adopt a dog this Christmas

"The purchasing of animals is cruel and fosters a business of mistreatment of animals."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/12/2016 00:00

Lucia Patrascu was stabbed to death in Puerto Pollensa last Sunday.

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Murder, Magalluf and sun loungers: the week in Majorca

Almost inevitably Magalluf hit the news for the wrong reasons, Puerto Pollensa grabbed the headlines in a way no one would have hoped and animal welfare was high on the agenda.

Monitor05/06/2016 00:00

Calvia signs new deal on animal protection

Animal welfare

Calvia signs new deal on animal protection

The aims are to arrive at improved actions to protect animals in urban environments and to ensure greater compliance with existing legislation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/01/2016 00:00

More and more dogs in need of help.

Animal welfare

Rise in the number of abandoned dogs at Son Reus

The number of animals admitted to the Son Reus centre for animal protection has, in recent years, been in decline, but in 2015 the number of dogs went up.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/01/2016 00:00

The controversial spectacle garners less and less support.

Animal welfare

New poll: Support for bullfighting in Spain hits all-time low

This is further evidence that bullfighting is on the way out – especially as opposition is even higher among young people.

26/01/2016 00:00

The owner of Sorky leaving prison today.

Animal welfare

Owner who beat horse to death is released

The judge who sentenced him described the “appalling death” of Sorky das Pont as “an aberration in the twenty-first century”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/12/2015 00:00

Closing the pound.

Animal welfare

Felanitx dog pound closed because of its deplorable state

“No one in the town hall knew anything about the kennels nor about who was managing them."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/10/2015 00:00

Abandoned dog at Son Reus.

Animal welfare

Summer increase in animals taken in by Son Reus

The animal protection centre in Son Reus has experienced, as every year, an increase in the number of animals it admits during the summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/08/2015 00:00