Here’s a quick roundup of species you’re likely to spot whilst diving in the Illes Medes or Illes Columbretes. more

Aug 1, 2016 9:22 PM Travel

Animal instincts are proving useful in many fields, as collaboration with humans moves into a new era. more

May 27, 2016 1:51 PM IN THE CITY


Photo by Abel Julien.

A short introduction to Barcelona’s tropical parrots. more

Feb 1, 2016 1:30 PM IN THE CITY


Photos by Toby Golus

Barcelona is known to be a pet-friendly place, but the growing number of dogs in the city brings its own challenges. more

Nov 30, 2015 8:01 PM IN THE CITY

Dogs to be allowed on Barcelona metro

Barcelona council reaches agreement on change to law regarding animals on the city's underground system more


We look at three spots in Barcelona that offer special care and services to our animal friends, of all shape, size and species more

Sep 30, 2013 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Hidden away in the Raval is a space dedicated to helping abandoned cats more

Oct 2, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Discover the abundance of flora and fauna that Catalunya and its surrounding regions have to offer more

Sep 30, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Barcelona is teeming with eight-legged creatures more

Mar 30, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Wild Boar

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Barcelona’s wild boar population is getting bolder more

Feb 1, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Mediterranean tree frog

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska has to shout to be heard this month above a an amphibian chorus more

Jul 28, 2011 9:25 PM IN THE CITY

Anna Clements - SOS Galgos

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Anna Clements and her husband work tirelessly for their charity SOS Galgos which rescues and finds homes for greyhounds mistreated by hunters more

Jan 31, 2011 11:38 AM IN THE CITY 5 Comments

Saving Turtles

Photo by Marco Ansaloni

From the archive: William Truni discovers that there are not a lot of large marine animals left alive in our part of the Mediterranean more

Nov 15, 2010 1:00 PM IN THE CITY

From the archive: El Prat use winged technology to keep their avian population under control more

Oct 26, 2010 5:58 PM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Barcelona is a city with a huge number of doggy residents more

Apr 19, 2010 1:43 PM , IN THE CITY

Animals for adoption

If you're thinking of adopting an animal, head to the Palau Sant Jordi this weekend, where there will be a whole range of abandoned creatures looking for a new family more


A highlight for both visitors and residents in Barcelona - enjoy all the animals plus talks, dolphin shows and children's education activities more

Oct 13, 2009 2:41 PM WHAT'S ON

Jaime ‘Santi’ Vidal Guzmán

Photo by: Lee Woolcock

Is Barcelona a good city in which to keep a dog? more

Sep 29, 2009 12:01 AM , , IN THE CITY 4 Comments

Chimpanzee at the Mona sanctuary

Photo by Rosie Free

Animal lovers looking for a different kind of weekend break can help out at the Mona chimpanzee sanctuary more

May 8, 2009 1:18 PM VISITING

Sant Antoni home

Photo by Rosie Free

January sees the feast day of the Catalan patron saint of animals more

Jan 1, 2009 12:15 PM VISITING

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