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  The UK has recently seen an increase in the number of dogs presenting with symptoms of Brucella canis. Brucella canis is zoonotic to humans and infected dogs pose a risk to humans especially veterinarians, when performing surgery, and laboratory  staff, when...

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Homing Pack

    Thank you for your interest in adopting a galgo (Spanish bred greyhound). Please read through this information and when you feel ready, kindly complete the Homing Questionnaire and then we will be able to start the adoption process by arranging a home...

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Adopting a galgo – what you’ll need

Now that you’re close to adopting a galgo here’s a few ideas about what you’ll need to think about before you bring your new dog home. Galgos are big couch potatoes so let’s first look at beds as they’ll spend a fair bit of their day snoozing. They need soft beds as...

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Multilingual Bulletins

View our Multilingual European Bulletins below.  Click/tap to open the PDF. Multilingual Bulletin 2006 English Multilingual Bulletin 2006 Flemish Multilingual Bulletin 2006 French Multilingual Bulletin 2006 German Multilingual Bulletin 2006 Italian Multilingual...

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View and download our archive newsletters (2020 -2004). Click/tap to open the PDF file.   Read our latest newsletter here.   Autumn Winter Newsletter 20 Spring Summer Newsletter 20 Autumn Winter Newsletter19 Spring Summer Newsletter 19 Autumn Winter...

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The Plight of Greyhounds (1995)

The plight of the greyhounds: Some 14,000 greyhounds are bred every year in Ireland. Annually, 1000 are exported to Spain; 9000 to Britain and other countries where animals are treated poorly. Britain breeds an additional 5000 greyhounds annually. It is not difficult...

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The Work of GIN (2000)

Dedicated to the welfare and rescue of greyhounds everywhere, especially those in Spain. The Work of GIN This picture drove me in 1991 to travel to Spain for the first time to observe the conditions of the Irish dogs racing at the tracks in Barcelona, Mallorca and...

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WARNING Please do not enter this DEDICATION area if you are adversely affected by unpleasant pictures. This area is not suitable for children or minors.   "Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to a man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one...

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Arca de Noé Sevilla relentlessly closed down (2006)

Tremendous solidarity saves 150 dogs and 60 cats in Sevilla ; February 2006 Spanish animal welfare organisation Arca de Noé Sevilla relentlessly closed down by the Authorities On Sunday, February 12th 2006, the police handed over an official order to the volunteers of...

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‘Animales Vagabundos’ at Cadiz, Spain

'Animales Vagabundos’ at Puerto Serrano, Villamartin, Cadiz, Spain 04/02/04 Some readers may already be aware of the grave situation at this city council dog–pound where Juan Jesús Portillo ( has an almost impossible task caring for hundreds of...

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Visit to Spain (2010)

In September, Martin, our Chairman, Carl our Veterinary Trustee and I visited Spain. This was a visit that we had wanted to do for some time but it took a while to plan as we hoped we could visit several refuges and had to make sure we could fit in with everyone plus...

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Meridiana Greyhound track (2003)

4th August 2003 To whom it may concern A letter to all those with an interest in the Meridiana Greyhound track, (Canódromo Meridiana), Concepción Arenal, 165, Barcelona, 08027, Spain [Versión española por debajo] I write as Trustee and Founder of the above Charity, a...

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Campeonata de Espana de Galgos (Coursing)

Campeonata de Espana de Galgos en Campo Copa de S. M. El Rey 17th January 2004 Report from Josephine Van Den Bergh of Greyhounds Rescue Belgium, with photos by Marcella Zappeij On January 16th, Marcella and I went with Virgin Express to Madrid to collect 5 galgos,...

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España es diferente; (not for the squeamish)

España es diferente (2004) We are sorry to report another recent hanging, this time in the same area where Phil from Anglia TV, Mandy and I were in September on the outskirts of Albacete where two galgos were found in a well. The date of the atrocity must have been...

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Atrocities in 2004 in Spain: Please help

Warning: these pictures are upsetting. Cristina Garcia Moreno, of Galgos sin Fronteras in Madrid, has requested from us the following action. She says there is a new Minister of the Environment in Spain, Senora Cristina Narbona who...

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