Tips and useful articles
Things to consider when adopting a cat
Adopting a shelter cat is a rewarding experience. Not only does it bring the enjoyment of caring for a new companion, but it also opens a space for that shelter to rescue another cat in need. Following these guidelines will help you make a match that’s truly rewarding for both you and your new kitty.Adopting a cat
Things to consider when adopting a dog
Before you rush into this life changing decision, you should ask yourself a few questions to make sure that you’re prepared, that your family and home are ready, and that you’re picking the right dog and shelter or rescue group.
Read through these 7 tips.
Acclimatising a new cat to your home
Adjusting to a new home can be a tense and frightening experience for a cat.
Your patience and understanding during his initial adjustment period can do a lot to help your new cat feel at home.Acclimatising a new cat
How to Prepare Your Dog for the Vet
Trips to the vet can be scary for dogs and stressful for owners. However, with a little training and planning, you can help keep your dog relaxed and well-behaved during vet visits.
Here are 14 great tips!How to Prepare Your Dog for the Vet
Things to look out for in Nature in Spain
The threats to pets in Spain tend to be regional so it’s advisable to discuss the local dangers with your vet.
However, here are some of the most significant threats to pets and animals in the Mediterranean area.
Flying with pets within mainland Europe
Cats, dogs and ferrets can travel freely between most EU countries without documentation if they have the EU PET PASSPORT that is issued by veterinarians within the EU.
More info in this article.
Do you know how to recognise the signs of dehydration?
Animals cannot tell their owners when they are thirsty, and recognising the signs of dehydration in different animals is crucial for pet owners and farmers to ensure the animals are properly hydrated, particularly during hot summer months.
Read more in this article..Recognising signs of dehydration
Own article: A triple challenge for supporting Spanish rescue animals
Adoptapet’s own observations after a year since its start.
What are the biggest challenges for animal charities and how could they be solved? And what can we all do to help?
Read more in this article..
Interview with a Costa Blanca councillor for animal well-being
We met up with the councillor for animal well-being in Teulada-Moraira to ask him some questions such as what the role involves, what the challenges and plans are for 2020 and how we can all help.
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Looking after your pet in hot weather.
The RSPCA has put together some good tips for how to keep your pets cool this summer.
The advice is split into cats, dogs, farm animals etc.
Read the article here.Go to article
Interview with an animal rights lawyer
During lock-down we interviewed Raquel López Teruel to hear more about common issues for animal rescue associations and how they can get better at knowing what rights they have and animals in Spain. Read the interview HERE.Interview with an animal rights lawyer
20 Questions to ask when adopting a dog
A comprehensive list of things to think about when adopting a dog. Both in terms of helping you find one that suits you and your family, as well as making the experience as positive as possible for the dog. Compiled by Your dog advisor.20 Questions to ask