There are three podencos from the SARA Lanzarote shelter who are already in the UK, looking for forever homes. Website hosting and IT support kindly donated by Fenland Software Ltd, [Please enable Javascript to see our email Mozaga is one whose cute face is featured in the Podenco set of notelets for sale on Galgo News. NO NO NO, no more breeding of the Podencos + Galgos, + if now bloody Crufts are showing Pods. We are a non profit and while there we delivered a van load of items to a charity that we work with called Barney Rescue. Well, they have now arrived in the UK and join the one remaining bitch from the previous rescue operation. The Galgo Rescue International Network (GRIN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal welfare organization run entirely by volunteers that was founded to establish a relationship between the animal shelters in Spain and animal lovers in the United States and around the world. They do a fabulous job over in Spain, putting huge amounts of effort into educating the public about the dogs as well as rescuing them. We are a non profit organisation raising funds and finding homes for Spanish Galgos (Spanish Greyhounds) and Spanish Podencos (Spanish hunting dogs) We can be contacted by calling 01945 430311, 07717 217347 or by email to info@akira-dogs.org.uk Every year in Spain, thousands of galgos and podencos are abandoned, abused and slaughtered after a short, recreational hunting season. Dedicated to the welfare of the Spanish Galgo and Sighthounds worldwide. Galgo Abuse In Spain. Pods often hunt in tandem with galgos and end up with the same fate. Asociacion Equipo Rescata Animal - saving hounds in Spain, Dogs of Portugal - Galgo Kareela hoping for a forever home, Ann's Canine Care, Malaga - another needy soul saved from the Spanish hunter, Galga Niko now well and off to a forever home, Petition again racing with galgos in Brazil - please sign and share, So many galgos still waiting for forever homes. We home our dogs throughout England, Wales and Scotland. Sadly, as hunting season in Spain comes to an end, it is estimated that between 60,000 - 80,000 Spanish hunting dogs (Podencos as well as Galgos- Spanish Greyhounds) will be dumped on the streets. We will have some of our dogs there that are looking for a home. Run by Barbara Townsend and her mother Chris with the help of Janice Freshwater and volunteers. ... Galgos & Podencos Transported. We are a legally registered charity, G30856736, based in Murcia Spain! Denmark & Sweden simon@galgo-sos.dk. June 17, 2015 by Chris Marshall Leave a Comment. | Podenco Scooby is also looking for his forever family, he is in the UK already ». 86678000. The Podencos need us we have to be their voice for the start of of the hunting season draws ever closer. (I pure Podenco Anderluz, sm with the rough coat + one very shy beautiful, med size smooth coated boy, who even after all these yrs with us, is still a shy boy with strangers...someone hacked off his tail, luckily he kept his ears, as they usually cut off ears + tails) + Galgos, many people stop + ask, what are these dogs, so they always get the full story of the used/abused dogs of Spain etc....now if Crufts start showing an unusual dog, all the 'OH MUST HAVE ONE OF THOSE BRIGADE' start breeding when 1000's are there waiting for a loving + forever home, + people have not idea of the temperament of a Podenco....Google Podencos + Galgos , read about them, read their sad stories....take a resued one, do NOT START BREEDING THEM, just like the Greyhounds...bred by the 1000's + 1000's every yr hung,take days to die, burnt alive, starved to death, have their legs broken + left to die a slow an agonizing death, acid thrown over them, every evil way to kill, is done to these gentle dogs....+ still they breed them, Ireland is as guilty, they breed far to many + send them anywhere , + dispose of the ones who are not good enough...money money money, thats what it's all about!!!! On Monday 1st May it will be World Podenco day, As the shop is not open that day we will be haveing our day on Saturday 29th April. Galgos are often used for hare coursing. Dedicated to the welfare of the Spanish Galgo and Sighthounds worldwide. Within 2 days of arriving in the UK Agora wormed her way into the house and apart from her walks and toilet breaks she doesn’t leave her two favourite spots 1. in front of the Aga or 2. on a big comfy dog bed under the stairs! The most common galgos podencos material is metal. The groups regularly scour perreras (kill stations) for galgos and podencos; the dogs are consistently found in horrendous condition. PACMA reports - 3 galgos beaten, bagged, dumped in a river and left for dead, Please sign and share - save the galgos and greyhounds of Portugal, 30millionsdamis Petition: Sauvons les galgos, Asociación Protectora de Animales Horadada, Defensa de los Derechos de la Vida Animal. The GPS tracking idea is great, I have been glued to it all morning! Shelters are inundated with animals, especially in February. The plight of podencos in Spain is heartbreaking. | best rescue from abroad and best in show puppy. 23K likes. address]. Podencos love their humans, other dogs and want to be part of a family more than anything. You guessed it: blue. So she is coming to trust and accept humans and is good on her lead, improving every day and we feel is a super, super dog in the making. From Sandy Galgoslover. Podencos notoriously “go for a long run” when let off their lead but Abrila so far only wants to gambol around the other dogs. United States (Florida, New England, Mid-Atlantic, MI, MN and OH) Galgos del Sol USA. And these figures do not include the number of cazadores in Portugal who hunt with podencos. They have tattoos so their owner can be traced, so they cut off their ears, now even digging out the micro chip, so think very carefully all you 'dog lovers', get a rescued dog, do not pay a greedy breeder!!!! We would like to thank everyone who donated items. She is initially rather reserved with people but secretly longs to be your friend and when you can convince her to snuggle up next to you she loves it! Until we came along I think that the only love that Mozaga had was from her mother for those first few precious weeks. United Kingdom Galgos del Sol UK . Sunday, st May 2016 - 12pm - London UK. This lovely little bitch had been in the shelter for 2 years, she was admitted with really bad mange that is, thankfully, all cleared up now. She is really good on or off her lead, this little dog is adorable! ! We are pleased to announce that we have now done our charity drive to Spain driving over 1600 miles. « Spain's Catalonia bans bullfighting! Sometimes they will chase a mechanical alternative and this is called lure coursing. Podencos are generally regarded as … They tend to be very sensitive and are highly responsive to the people.