Residencia Canina El Planas

Residencia Canina El Planas, better known to us as Pep’s kennels in Vic. I last visited Vic over seven years ago when we first started to board our rescue dogs with him. At that time Pep was building some more kennels on his land and also converting an old barn to...

The Tragedy of the Galgos of Spain

The galgo español is a sighthound of ancient origins, a very near relative of the greyhound (the galgo inglés). The pure galgo can be short or longhaired, the latter being the preferred type at breed shows. The dog is bred for its athleticism, stamina, and ease of...

The Rome Rescue

Rome track was declared bankrupt on May 24th 2002 with 370 Irish greyhounds stranded, most of them elderly, retired males. The news came to us from Elizabeth Barton in Arezzo and Elisa Manna of the Greyhound Adopt Centre Italy, a young adoption group for whom these...

The real problem in Spain

The real galgo problem in Spain as described by those working tirelessly to help. From Mo Swatek Garcia Santos, PRO-GALGO, Barcelona …the cruel hangings of the of hounds is again given so much publicity (this year have been found less than 10 cases!) but nobody speaks...