Our Mission Statement

March 23, 2017
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A Look Back at 2017

February 6, 2017

In 2016 we are happy to announce we have helped to sterilise an astonishing 963 cats and dogs throughout the Algarve.  963 animals who are no longer able to add to the already immense and problematic situation of overpopulation and abandonment amongst cats and dogs. 90% of the total number of animals were females. In [...]

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One Drive in Portugal

October 13, 2015

Portugal, it is a dogs life. Visiting Portugal has to be a nightmare for animal lovers….the number of unwanted and (semi) feral living dogs is so high… dogs next to the road, asleep, trotting along the road, scouring the parking lot for food… And this is just the dogs we are talking about, the cats [...]

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Summer Sterilisation Update

October 5, 2015

Summer in the Algarve does not allow for one day sterilisation campaigns to be organised, it is just too hot and stressful for the animals. This doesn’t mean we did not sterilise animals during these months, on the contrary, from June – August we were able to sterilise 93 dogs and cats, many of those [...]

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Temporary Closure SOS Algarve Animals

July 11, 2015

This  summer is our sixth anniversary.  During this time we are happy to share that not just hundreds but thousands of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens have been rescued and rehomed.  More thousands have been sterilised and returned… It’s hard work.  It doesn’t end.  The constant phone calls, emails, messages, cries for help.  The updates [...]

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Update from the Canil Ferreira do Alentejo

July 11, 2015

At the end of June we revisited the Camara Canil in Ferreira do Alentejo, with a car full of donations. We met up with Kim, volunteer, Dr Luis – Camara Vet, and Diogo, responsible person from the Camara, whom we met for the first time today. He is very committed and willing to push things [...]

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In Memory of Bob

May 6, 2015

We are very sad to share that dear Bob passed away late last month. He had come into our care in response to a plea from the Albufeira municipal canil vet, he was an old dog and already unwell with tumours developing on his legs, they knew they could not care for him, they feared [...]

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SOSAA Visits Local Shelters and Canils – No. 4 Camara Canil of Albufeira

March 16, 2015

With the help of the Camara Vet. Dra Cristina, constantly pushing for better facilities, things are hopefully about to change in Albufeira.  Cristina was appointed  Camara Vet for Albufeira in January 2013 and ever since then, she has been trying to improve the life for the animals in Albufeira.. Food, medication and deworming are all [...]

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A Lovely Story about Adoption

March 13, 2015

Thank you so much to Alyson and Dave and A3 Art for this beautiful story.   To read the story please click here.

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Municipal Camara Canil of Loule

March 5, 2015

The Loule municipal camara canil is the government run canil in the municpailty of Loule (one of the largest and richest municipalities in Southern Portugal). We note that it is not allowed to take photos inside of the Loule camara canil.  Without photos it is hard to share what happens.  There is a soundtrack of [...]

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