THE PROPRIETOR of a kennels and dog owners have been reported after an inspection carried out by Local Police found over a dozen animals in “deplorable conditions” in Malaga.
Members of the Nature Protection Group (GRUPRONA), belonging to Malaga’s Local Police force, reported multiple law infractions such as structural deficiencies, not having an updated registry book nor control over entry or departure, not having the necessary isolation area for sick animals or the lack of luminosity in some cases.
The police force stated that a total of 80 dogs were locked away in 16 different kennels of which the owner of the establishment did not have the grand majority of the keys, with the copies having been left in hands of the owners of the dogs.
High priority was given to the cases that showed some type of irregularity and despite not having any registry, the police proceeded to identify the owners.
Four of the dogs were found in areas of half a square metre and another 18 were tied up with chains of scarcely 50 centimetres, another owner was reported for having a dog in an area with an excessive amount of excrements.
A total of seven owners have been reported for not having updated the municipal pet register.