Terrible news coming in all this weekend......and this is the worst. A galgo found hanged near Badajoz, which we know is a hellhole for all dogs. Here's the link to the story. This is a Google translation.
Extremadura environmentalists complained to the Office of Environment of Badajoz on the 14th of January after the discovery of a greyhound hanged in the town of Don Benito.
The animal had been cruelly tortured with multiple blows all over his body and burns on the outside of the ears. He was hanged under the Secondary Canal aqueduct located in the area known as sows, of that municipality of Don Benito.
What happened is not an isolated event. A few weeks before, the owner of a nearby plot, found another greyhound hanged in his property.
This association publicly denounces the continued mistreatment of animals still suffer in our region. This is an issue that the government still does not take seriously.
First of all, there must be a full study/picture of hunting dogs, with special emphasis on the greyhounds. This census is needed to bring a subsequent control and monitoring of the status of the animals. We all know what can happen if a greyhound is no longer useful.
There is more to see around our villages to see dozens of stranded dogs. Abandoned and hungry dogs also pose a danger to highway safety. In the worst cases, the dogs end their days hanging from a tree, and that probably after a long suffering and ill-treatment, poor diet and living in unsafe conditions or unreasonable. Splitting hairs there are those who are dedicated to sentence some greyhounds to a slow death. These are hung at low altitude, so that their feet could touch the ground until sheer exhaustion leaves them exhausted and abandon themselves to death.
Environmentalists Extremadura requires all hunting dogs are registered in the appropriate register, as provided by law, whether national, regional or local level, detailing all the dog data, including the microchip identification number which is already required to have in Extremadura. In addition, hunters, owners of these animals will be required to submit the immunization record and deworming to the competent/controlling authority. Those who do not meet these standards should be fined for and implement the protocols/penalties established by law.
It is necessary for law enforcement officials to require that documentation from hunters, so that the control is carried out with the utmost rigour. This group are asking for the agents of the Environment SEPRONA to be given this documentation and a reader for microchips. And thus more easily to eradicate these cruel and despicable actions, and if it could more easily help find those responsible. Also call for effective and regular monitoring of animal compounds that house the dogs, especially those unauthorized where you can find animals in unsanitary conditions.
The environmentalists are asking: How many hunting dogs get old?
In addition to enforcement actions and control is essential to the function of schools. We believe it necessary to work with firmness and determination in all matters relating to environmental education. Extremadura children should be educated with respect for animals and nature. This awareness can be obtained from schools and colleges.