Doggy-date at Cinesa cinema!

To celebrate the release of “The Secret Life of Pets” or (“Mascotas” in Spanish) Cinesa cinemas, along with Fundación Affinity are holding a special pet-friendly screening of the film! For the first time, dogs-owners will be allowed to attend the movie with their furry friends.  The screeningwill take place on Friday 5th August at 5:30 in…

Sleep tight, Sr Perro

This morning while scrolling through my newsfeed, I saw the heartbreaking news that Colega, the smiling schnauzer-cross whose little face and bow-tie grace the doors of so many establishments in Spain, went to sleep for the last time this morning. After nine years with the loyal canine, Micaela said goodbye to him this morning. Most…

Madrid Metro to allow dogs from 6th July

Dogs will now be allowed to travel on the Madrid Metro from Wednesday 6th July. Great news for dog owners in the city! In a statement on their website published today, 5th July, Metro de Madrid have said that they will now allow dogs to travel accompanied by an owner under the following conditions: only one…

Madrid to ban the sale of live animals in pet shops

The Asamblea de Madrid (Madrid government) have proposed banning the display of cats and dogs in pet shops in the province. The change in the Law for Protection of Companion Animals in Madrid, which will be debated on the 14th July, proposes the ban, suggesting instead the sale of pets via a catalogue system or similar…