Remember Operation Rehala in Bullas in January 2012? It was known the owner had animals on other sites. Well, you'll be pleased to know the Bastard of Bullas has been tracked down to another site. Here's what Bev Farmer reports.
BULLAS MURCIA 2014 ARRESTED A FARMER AND HIS SON FOR AN ALLEGED CRIME OF ANIMAL ABUSE
Some of you will remember the big rescue at Bullas Murcia back in 2012 where there were 120 Hunting dogs mainly Podencos and Galgos rescued. We always knew this family had other sites and again another big operation this time by Scooby protective of Valladolid, they have taken action and now these latest rescued animals are under their control. Like before the owner just fed the animals stale crisps and has before Podencos tied up in chains left out in the baking sun no access to water or food. They have moved animals to another site just before this latest rescue, just has they did before. Even though they have been arrested in the past for the same crimes they have continued to abuse animals how may more need to suffer before they are finally stopped?
I urge you to watch the video with this link it will give a real insight to what we have to deal with over here in Spain.
Seprona closed three fincas in Bullas they discovered in a sorry state, a hundred poultry, ferrets, dogs and horses that were fed crisps this is not the first time the detainees have done this
No water, no place to shelter from the sun, they are covered with dozens of ticks and fleas the only food plenty of crisps deposited on their own feces. This first finca with lamentable conditions the Civil Guard agents found a half dozen dogs and horses in total there were 3 fincas with livestock in Bullas. During operation, the Seprona arrested Blas V. and son suspected of a crime against the protection of domestic animals, and sealed by court order of court no 2 of Mula three properties, two located in the neighborhood of the Cross and other roadside El Chaparral in the town of Bullas, where their owners kept a hundred animals in appalling conditions. In total, the agents of the Protection of Nature, along with the Meritorious Service staff of the Community Animal Health discovered fifty poultry, 21 dogs, 22 ferrets and six horses, which have been collected by a protective Scooby Valladolid which has been assigned as a precautionary measure animals to care for as the process unfolds.
The dogs-mainly breeds trained for hunting, such as Galgos and podenco, half-dozen horses, were in a state of extreme thinness and were fed only old crips, the owners bought from a factory closeby. Also, some dogs were bound in full sun without any access to water.
Most were infested with ticks and fleas, and had open wounds. Also lacked the corresponding canine health cards and had not been vaccinated against rabies.
The crime of animal abuse is punishable under Article 337 of the Penal Code punishable by up to one year imprisonment and disqualification of up to three years for the exercise of trades or businesses related animals, which by any means or process, unreasonably mistreat a domestic or tamed animal, causing death or injury which severely damage your physical condition.
Notably, the father was arrested in 2011 for the same crime. Then, armed institute discovered on a farm property 125 malnourished animals. Similarly, in 2012 under "Operation Rehala 'son was arrested after dismantling an illegal shelter, where 120 dogs also were immobilized in a deplorable state. In this case, it is weighed a final judgment against the protection of domestic animals, which also faces a possible crime of escape from prison.
Seven previous complaints
The operation came after seven months earlier complaints by protective and individuals, in which the poor conditions in which animals were is attested. According to lawyer associations there are also six veterinary reports certifying the extreme severity of the condition of the animals.
"The allegations about 60 dogs were identified in harsh conditions. However, we could only rescue 21. Residents have told us that the last three days have been detected much movement, with vehicles entering and leaving the farm transporting animals, so we think someone has advised the owner that they would intervene and dogs moved to another place, "said Raquel Lopez, DeAnimals Office.
A few meters from the farm, located in the neighborhood of the Cross, at the foot of an old chapel, agents and members of the protective they found next to a pile of bones and skulls of animal, half-buried bodies of three dogs. "What this man has here is the closest thing to a canine concentration camp," lamented a member of the Scooby protective of Valladolid.
Scooby have appealed for foster homes for many of the animals, including podencos. Contact Bev or Scooby if you can help.