Spain adds 200 sentences for abuse of domestic animals

  • During 2020, 306,000 pets were abandoned in Spain, being the second in Europe with the most cases

  • Iker Jiménez’s reflection: “Every day 1,000 pets are abandoned”

  • Valencia, the city with the most sentences for domestic animal abuse

If we talk about official data, we get thes autonomous public prosecutor’s offices where by means of a sentence sentenced to ill-treatment of animals domestic. The most affected autonomous communities are in the Mediterranean area, being the worst area Valencia.

In global computation, there are 200 sentences for crimes associated with the mistreatment of domestic animals, during the year 2020. One of those crimes that should be noted is that 34 dogs they had to endure Cut the vocal cords so they can’t barkin different parts of Spain.

In Spain, 1,000 pets are abandoned every day


In the case of abandoned pets, mostly dogs and cats, spain is in second position, with 306,000 dropouts per year. In the first place Germany, with 50,000 more cases than in our country. Data obtained through entities dedicated to the Rescue, Protection and Animal Care.

Given these data, Iker Jiménez makes an assessment, “therefore in Spain, cEvery day 1,000 pets are abandoned”. Considering that in this country there are 30 million pets, of which 1 out of every two are dogs and cats, with an average of 5 people and three pets for every two households.

Source: Cuatro – Noticias de última hora, deportes, programas y series by

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