Animal Organisations on the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida

Pet shelters and refuges, animal rights organisations and other associations on the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida for the protection of cats, dogs and other pet animals...

  • APASA: An animal shelter based in Javea
    Tel: 965 796 854 / 696 213 657
  • Asoka el Grande (in Spanish): A non-profit organisation that works to protect animals from maltreatment and abandonment. It also manages a re-homing centre for cats and dogs
    Postal Address: Apartado 5031, 03080 Alicante
    Tel: 625 589 523 / 625 589 522 / 625 589 521
  • Asociación Protectora de Gatos de Denia: Also known as Aldea Felina, this non-profit association works to spay and neuter wild cats, as well as care for abandoned cats in the Denia area
    Tel: 649 540 612 / 648 100 629
  • ASPETGA: Pet owners association of Santa Pola and Gran Alacant, working to encourage responsible pet ownership in the community and foster peaceful coexistence with non-pet owning neighbours
  • Pets In Spain: Organisation working to rescue and re-home stray and unwanted dogs and cats in the San Fulgencio and La Marina area of the Costa Blanca
  • Sociedad Protectora de Animales y Plantas de Alicante (S.P.A.P): Society for the protection of animals and plants in Alicante. It cares for abandoned and mistreated animals and runs an adoption centre for cats, dogs, horses and other animals
    At: Camino Viejo de Elche KM7, Partida Bacartot, 03114 Alicante
    Tel: 965 960 224
    Open: Monday to Sunday 10:00-14:00 and 17:00-19:00
  • S.P.A.P La Marina Baixa: The local animal organisation for Benidorm on the Costa Blanca. It collects stray dogs and cats, provides veterinary care and rehouses unwanted animals
    At: Partida de Salto del Agua 60, Apartado de correos 435, 03500 Benidorm
    Tel: 965 856 268
    Information Tel: 657 891 335 (in English, German and Dutch)
  • S.P.A.P de Alcoy (in Spanish): The objectives of this organisation are to prevent animal cruelty, promote awareness and campaign for better treatment of animals. It collects homeless animals and re-houses them with the aim to not destroy any animals unless veterinary advice forces it. The centre is run by volunteers and donations. The website has pictures of the animals looking for adoption as well as pictures posted by owners who have lost pets
    At: Ctra Bañeres s/n (Antiguo Molí Payà), Apdo. Correos 5, 03802 Alcoy
    Tel: 650 579 108
    Adoption centre Open: Seasonal opening hours apply. In winter, 09:00-13:00 and 19:00 Monday to Friday and Saturday 09:00-13:00. In summer, 09:00-13:00 and 17:00-20:00 and Saturday 09:00-13:00
  • Sociedad Protectora de Animales y Ambiental de Ibi (in Spanish): The association works to protect animals and runs a shelter, mainly for cats and dogs
    Tel: 965 551 214 / 619 358 201
  • Asociación Protectora de Perros Abandonados El Poralico (APPA): Association working to promote animal welfare, protect and re-home abandoned dogs. There are refuges in Cartagena and Torre Pacheco area
    Tel: 660 327 169 / 699 533 109
  • Centro Municipal de Control de Zoonosis (in Spanish): Run by the Ayuntamiento de Murcia, this organisation works to re-home animals
    Tel: 968 297 578
  • Noah's Arc: English-speaking registered animal charity for the rescue and rehoming of sick, injured and badly treated animals in Murcia. Centres in Mazarron and Fuente Alamo. Full contact details on the website