Six Puppies Rescued | Costa Tropical Gazette News

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Officers belonging to the Salobreña Policía Local rescued six puppies that were found in a plastic box behind an urbanización in the beach area.

The police had received a call from residents living in the The Carcolas residential area to say that they had come across them. When the police arrived they noted that one of them wasn’t in very good shape as it had several ticks on it.

The officers first took them to the police station where they were later handed over to the SOS Animals Associationwho the police always contact when they come across this kind of thing.

The SOS Animals Association asks for anybody who is interested to come forward by phoning them on 958 611 059.

As for person or persons who abandoned them, under Spanish law, they can be fined the equivalent of one to six months imprisonment or from one to three month’s social work. The punishment can increase to two years’ imprisonment if the animal dies as a result of being abandoned.

Quoting Wikipedia: “The Corsican Dog (dog ran) or courseis a breed of dog originating from Corsica. It has existed on the island since the 16th century, but went into decline during the late 20th century; however it was saved and became recognized by the Central Canine Society. Used for a variety of working purposes, it has no specific health issues.”

(News: Salobrena, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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