Tradition and gastronomy at ‘chouriças’ fest

Animal cruelty in central Portugal

Dear Editor,

I would like to draw your attention to the inhumane cruelty that is taking place in Leiria animal shelter at the hands of government appointed officials.

I am sure that your expat readership would be appalled by the institutional animal abuse taking place in Portugal.

The details of this scandal have been forwarded to me by Laura McGeoch of SOS Algarve Animals and can be found at