Etiqueta 'Animal welfare'
Dogs at Son Reus centre in Palma, Mallorca

Dogs at Son Reus centre in Palma, Mallorca

Some of the dogs rescued in the Guardia Civil operation.


Mallorca police operation against animal abuse

Mallorca police operation against animal abuse

Arrests were made in Palma on Thursday.

Alejandro Sepúlveda 26/11/2021

Balearic President Francina Armengol at the meeting in Palma.

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare law to be updated after 30 years

The Balearics Animal Welfare Law it was issued nearly 30 years ago and needs to be updated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/10/2019 04:01

Horse and carriage trips are popular in Palma.

Animal welfare

Palma Council steps up animal welfare checks

Restriction of the numbers of pets per household is expected to be scrapped under new bylaw.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/10/2019 10:07


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

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

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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

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

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

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

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