Adoptions in Spain

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Adoption of a dog directly from the shelter

If you live in Spain and you have the idea to adopt a dog or cat from our shelter then it is certainly a good idea to come and see the animal here first. You are welcome to come by during our opening times *. First register at the office for a moment and make your intention known, we will then try to help you as well as possible and answer your questions.

If you want to adopt a dog in the shelter, you pay the shelter a contribution towards the medical costs. Adult bitches are required to be sterilized. Included in the adoption:

  • Deworming
  • Vaccinations (rabies included).
  • Implanted identification chip
  • Registration of the microchip in the database of RIVIA
  • International passport

The costs for adopting a puppy as well as a adult dog are 180, = euros.

If you adopted a female puppy, you can have her sterilized after her first cycle at the expense of the shelter at our vet in Polop. You can also choose a different vet, however the costs will then be for the adoptant.

Since we are not a commercial institution and our primary responsibility lies with the welfare of the animals and not with being customer care professionals, it sometimes happens a visitor is not immediately noticed and greeted. In cases like these, please have a bit of empathy with our work load but do not be embarrassed to take the initiative in addressing an employee / volunteer (often recognizable by shirts or sweaters with the logo of the asylum or the foundation sphoek) yourself.

**Opening hours:
10.00 - 13.00 hs en 16.00 - 18 00 hs (winter season)
09.00 - 12.00 hs en 17.00 - 19 00 hs (summer season)
Closed on Saturday afternoon
Closed on Sundays and public holidays

Dogs in the spotlight

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35-50cm La Nucìa

Darco behaves really well and is really sweet when inside the house. However, when he has to go outside he gets very stressed.He lived with his former adoption family in a small appartment in the center of a busy city. The constant noise of traffic and ...