Despite the advice to leave pets at home, many romeros decided to take them for a walk, forcing the National Animal Health Service (Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal – Senasa) to attend 16 dogs during pilgrimage fro Thursday morning to Friday afternoon.

Of therse, one was unfortunate to have to be detained, abandonded and unable to walk, the rest of the animal attended to were able to complete the walk with their owners.

Animal Rescue say they found walking the side of the road, abandoned by its owne and with an injury to a leg.

Last year, Senaa said it had attended at least 40 animals abandonded during the pilgrimage.

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