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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Oficial numbers of animals killed by the legal hunt

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.

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.

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?

More than 100.000 signatures to stop hunting with galgos

THE NETHERLANDS CALLS ON SPAIN TO PUT AN END TO HUNTING WITH GALGOS

More than 100.000 signatures will be handed to the Cultural Ministry to outlaw hunting with galgos in Spain.

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CURIOSITIES ABOUT THE SIGHTHOUNDS

Here are some curiosities about greyhounds

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