'Only days after hunting dogs are excluded from the new Wwelfare Protection Laws in Spain, this galgo was found nearly dead' strangled by a shoe lace. Luckily found by people who are disgusted by these new laws. Deliberately tortured to die in agony. He’s not well & in vet care.
In relation to the case of the strangled Galgo, we have presented a formal legal statement. It can be seen in full on our FB page
Video - warning, upsetting pictures
Below is the action being taken against the owner of this galgo, who has been identified!
In relation to the case of the strangled Galgo, we want to state the following:
The animal is identified. Our lawyer has filed the corresponding complaint for mistreatment and abandonment towards its owner.
GALGO COMMUNICATION WITH HANGING SIGNS
Most dogs that enter our facility unfortunately suffer signs of abuse (malnutrition, disease, fractures... or are victims of the abandonment of the one that was once their family.
GALGOS DEL SOL, since 2020 has filed a report for abuse and/or abandonment (including administrative and criminal) in a total of 14 animals (8 of them unidentified and 6 of them identified). As of today, we still have 2020 procedures initiated, unsolved, with animals awaiting a resolution from the competent entity.
An administrative procedure consists of the penalty for non-compliance with municipal animal protection and/or autonomous ordinances. A criminal procedure consisting of the commission of a crime of abuse, neglect, illegal poaching...
Our entity has the advice of an office specialized in animal law, which studies cases before deciding whether to file a criminal or administrative complaint.
Nevertheless, we can say that it is our desire to report absolutely every case that comes into our hands, but it is time and money, which we sometimes cannot invest.
Regarding the case of the greyhound with signs of hanging we want to manifest the following:
The animal has been identified. Our lawyer has filed the corresponding report for abuse and neglect towards the owner.