As a result of the evacuations, thousands of pets have been left homeless in La Palma.
Already a volcanic eruption lasting more than three weeks in La Palma, in the Spanish Canary Islands, has caused great material damage but also suffering to the island’s animals.
The local government in La Palma on Tuesday thanked two local businesses that have helped feed dogs that have been besieged by lava, according to Reuters.
This the video accompanying the article shows how the food package and water were dropped on the dogs using a remote-controlled airplane. The starved animals got the packages open with their teeth.
Veterinarians have also been involved in the dog rescue operation, helping to select suitable nutritious foods.
Dogs cannot be immediately rescued from isolation because hot lava is feared to damage helicopter rotors.
The video shows a live broadcast from La Palma:
Cumbre Vieja The violent eruption that began on September 19 has destroyed 600 hectares of land and about 1,200 buildings.
As a result of the evacuations, thousands of pets have been left homeless and efforts have been made to gather them for shelter in the yard of a local school.