Established May 2000
In May 2000 Finca La Castellana started as a family building project, on a piece of land on the campo, just outside of San Miguel. Along with my family, we started taking in, rescuing and re-homing animals of all descriptions that had been abandoned, ill-treated, abused, or dumped. We soon realized that the building project had to extent to kennels, cattery, paddock, stables, and orchard, just to house all the rescued animals. After years of red tape and paperwork, Finca la Castellana became a registered, non-profit charity in March 2009. This has made it possible to take on volunteers to help with the daily care of the animals, and most importantly, to start fund raising to help with the feeding, day to day care, veterinary needs and maintenance costs.
During this time over 3000 animals have passed through our gates, the majority being found new home. Some of these rescue animals, due to ill health, have the chance to live their lives on the finca as part of the family. The charity works closely with the local police and has an ongoing project, ‘The Green Mile’. helping release dogs from municipal killing stations around the country. Our motto being, ‘The more money we save, the more pets we can save’.
"The more money we raise, the more pets we save"
What Makes Us Different
We help all kinds of animals, regardless of size or condition
We try and re-home all of the animals we take in
We re-build the trust many of the animals have lost in humans
What People Think
Would like to thank you for introducing me to Starsky, all staff were friendly and helpful ESPECIALLY Dawn who has helped me with my 1million questions lol. La Finca has always been clean and tidy when visited and animals looked after. Thank you all xxx
The care of all the animals is obvious when we go on the charity walks they all look healthy and happy,not only dogs but cats,horses and donkeys.The whole area is kept clean all the staff do a wonderful Job.
They are hard working caring honest people looking after the unwanted pets of other people the ones cast aside, the injured ones, the weak, the ones that needs a new home. I would absolutely encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet, any type of pet, to check here first!
Jeanette and her team are amazing the time and effort they put in is priceless. On receiving a dog from them the care and thought that goes into not only making sure the dog is happy but the new owner is, is just second to none.