Moscow. 16 October. INTERFAX.RU - More than 3500 dogs of various breeds and most sizes have been a Sunday together with the owners marched through the streets of Madrid.
"Dog Marathon" is held in the Spanish capital for the fifth time in order to draw public attention to the problem of cruelty to animals and to encourage people to take dogs from shelters.
Report this news agency Associated Press notes that in Spain for cruelty to pets provided criminal penalties of imprisonment, but at the same time there is no unity in the society against bullfighting and bull races.
Some consider them wild and outdated practice, other - part of the cultural heritage of the country.