Animal protection / Documentary

Yo Galgo

A documentary about the Galgo, the most mistreated of dog to date.

The galgo is used for hunting and competition in the fields of Spain. Every year over 50.000-100.000 galgos are considered not apt for hunting and discarded; either abandoned, hung, drowned, beaten to death or killed in other ways.

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Animales muertos en España por la caza

NUMBER OF ANIMALS KILLED BY THE LEGAL HUNT IN SPAIN PER YEAR

These are the latest figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment around the number of pieces hunted per year in Spain. These are only the registered figures of legal hunting, recognized and refering only to these animals, it does not include the pieces that are not declared or the animals that are hunted in other ways, like the Liria or glue to hunt little birds, neither the animals killed by traps.

Cruelty to animals made sport

THE PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF ANIMAL ABUSE AND HUNTING

Is there any relationship between killing for sport and psychopathy? There are numerous psychological studies that suggest that the lack of empathy for animal suffering can be a symptom of deeper mental pathologies that can be very dangerous to society.

How the public money is used to collect abandoned dogs in Spain

HOW DO THE SPANISH PUBLIC ANIMAL COLLECTION SERVICES WORK?

In Spain more than 300 dogs are abandoned every day. Who handles the service of collecting them, how it is controlled from the administration and how much money the taxpayer spends on it, is what this article tries to answer.

More than 100.000 signatures to stop hunting with galgos

The Netherlands calls on Spanish Government to put an end to hunting with galgos

Animal welfare organization World Animal Protection (WAP) and internet community Animals Today are demanding a ban on hunting with galgos and will be handing over more than 100.000 signatures to outlaw the practise to the Spanish authorities the 17th of May.

Galgos, always by the side of kings, a queens and wizards

The Sighthound in old cultures

The greyhound history is as long as unknown. This breed of dog, elegant and mysterious, has been in the walls of palaces, temples and tombs for centuries, always close to the powerful.

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