Yo Galgo interviewed Patricia from Galgos del Sur. The interview online is in Spanish, this is the English translation.
'To my question: What do you say when hunters tell you that you are making money giving for adoption the dogs they gave you? She answers that they consider associations like a kind of 24/7 service that immediately takes the dogs they don't want. Whenever they are told to wait, they say that then they will get rid of the dogs, give them away, or worse. In this way, the people working in shelters are pressured emotionally to keep the dogs, end up having more than they are supposed to, in a sheltered economy that is not abundant.
Each galgo normally costs around 500 euros per year, that is if they don't have any medical condition or injury. If that is the case the costs skyrocket.
As an example, Galgos del Sur spent 6000 euros trying to save the leg of a galgo that was injured. One of the main problems here is that the injuries with which the galgos enter the shelter are old and did not have treatments on time, therefore are much more expensive to deal with. But what galgueros don´t understand is the costs of a normal standard of living for a dog with all the vaccinations, the periodic deworming, the neutering, or the good food we give them.