Beware- Early arrival of pine processionary caterpillars Nerja

processionary caterpillars

Thanks in part to a warmer than usual autumn the arrival of the deadly pine processionary caterpillar will come earlier this year. Despite summer still being several months away the tell-tale processionary caterpillar nests can be seen in the pine trees along the Guadalhorce River. Professor of Biology at Malaga University Enrique Salvo says: “There is an unusually large incidence …

SCRUFFS Nerja 2015

The annual CAS (Costa Animal Society) Dog Show ‘SCRUFFS Nerja’ takes place in Plaza de España on Saturday October 17th 2015, or the following week in the event of precipitation.

Doggy beach for Málaga

Dogs love beaches, and Málaga will this weekend have a beach where owners and their canine companions can coexist without fear of retribution.

Dogs on buses in Fuengirola

Fuengirola Council has given the green light to the carriage of dogs on public transport, provided they meet certain requirements, and the new ordinance will come into effect ‘with vigour’ later this month.

Out and About December 23rd 2013….

There is a new ceramics shop on the corner of calle El Barrio and avenida Castilla Perez, next door to the E-Cigarette shop. Looks like it has some good stuff in there.

Problem solved at last…

Having reported only a few weeks ago that there were 90 piles of doggy doo doo just on one side of the rio Chillar walkway, it is good to see that the authorities have responded and taken definitive action to resolve this problem once and for all. So, credit where credit is due, and we can all now look forward …

Dogs save family from fire

Two dogs, Simba and Nala, are being hailed as heroes after waking all the members of a family after fire broke out in their home, one dog taking care of waking people downstairs, the other concentrating on the upstairs.

Dogs ‘rescued’ from their ‘saviours’

Seprona is investigating the transportation of dogs from Cádiz to Italy and on Saturday they intercepted a van full of animals being kept without food or water and for which there was no documentation.

He’s obviously confused

Tory MP Matthew Offord is threatening to invoke human rights laws to overturn a ban on taking his dog to work at Westminster after he was given a one-week ultimatum to leave the six-month-old Jack Russell at home. He says: ‘If they try to push this, I will invoke the Human Rights Act because they’re breaching my right to a …