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Beryl Brennan
Interests: Horse riding and events, dogs especially galgos and podencos, reading, cooking, gardening, walking
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From the British Embassy in Paris COVID-19: QUARANTINE: TRAVELLING FROM FRANCE TO THE UK FORM 15 AUGUST UK Government decided last night to remove France and Monaco from its list of travel corridors for the UK following data showing a significant increase in COVID-19 risk in France. Data from France shows that over the past week (7th -13th August) there has been a 66% increase in newly reported cases and a 52% increase in weekly incidence rate per 100,000 population, indicating a sharp rise in COVID-19. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is therefore now advising against all non-essential travel... Continue reading
Posted 17 hours ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Posted 17 hours ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Video Contact Galgo's Rescue Almeria on this weblink Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Podenco Post
Vet advice 1) AVOIDING the heat is the best approach. Some basics are: -Walk in the early morning or late evening -Reduce activity e.g. keep dogs on leads or avoid ball games, etc -If your dog is outside it must have access to shade -Keep dogs inside during the hot part of the day in a ventilated room (but with the windows shut), with curtains or blinds pulled and ideally a stone or tiled floor -Get a mobile AC unit or fan -Water must always be available -A few ice cubes on their own or in the water bowl will... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Milo is a stunning two-year-old amber brown podenquito, weighing 17 kilos, medium size, which in addition to being gorgeous is a puppy love. He's got a look that makes you want to eat him kisses. He's loving, very very noble, sociable with other puppies, of cats passes, and at home... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Podenco Post
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Update from Polly Mathewson A happy update on our terrified shy podenco brothers CAMILO & ELOY. Our once "IN KENNELS & IN-VISIBLE" brothers are now progressing on their way in little steps towards their ultimate goal which is a loving forever home! They are now graduating to their next stage..... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Podenco Post
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Another stunning piece of artwork by the gifted Teresa Watkin. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Podenco Post
Many of you missed out last time so the popular Ted ,otherwise known as The Lone Groover, is playing here on again Saturday 15th August from 7.30pm. We also have a special guest appearance from the very talented Freddie. Why not come down, support them and enjoy the garden. If you get hungry there will be Chilli and rice or Vegetable curry and rice available at 6€ a person. We have an outside bar and all the tables are spread out over the garden. Entrance is free. However to keep inline with the Covid19 rules we can only accept 40... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
1. So let me get this straight, there’s no cure for a virus that can be killed by sanitizer and hand soap? 2. Is it too early to put up the Christmas tree yet? I have run out of things to do. 3. When this virus thing is over with, I still want some of you to stay away from me. 4. If these last months have taught us anything, it’s that stupidity travels faster than any virus on the planet, particularly among politicians and bureaucrats. 5. Just wait a second – so what you're telling me is that my... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
If youu have ever wondered about walking part or all the route, here's a film about it. In French. Bressuire cinema, La Fauteuil Rouge behind Bocapole and Bressuire bowling alley. Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Remember the story of Estrella with Galgo's Rescue Almeria. Here's an update as she's being prepared to join her sister in Belgium. She's booked in for a checkup with the vet and her last vaccinations. She's just a gorgeous happy little podenca. Video of Estrella Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2020 at Podenco Post
Read the full article in The Connexion here. Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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From Sandy Galgoslover. 'GRA is active for 3 years now. After many disappointments and deception by false prophets who pretend to be animal lovers with the motto: “everything for the dogs” while their real motives are: “everything for our own benefit and profit”, we are now surrounded by the right... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Podenco Post
Read the full article here in The Connexion Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Tilly was Bev Farmer's first podenco - from small beginnings come Podenco Friends and the hundreds of podencos Bev and her late partner Warren have rescued, rehabilitated and rehomed. 'Tilly was such a naughty dog this came up in FB memories and made me smile thinking of what she did.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2020 at Podenco Post
From Bev Farmer of Podenco Friends 'This is the final video diary of Ocho , when he first arrived he had to go into quarantine so was not able to mix with the other dogs. He was so happy to finally get to play and this was an important test... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2020 at Podenco Post
Trump is poised to get his hands on our NHS - please sign and share this petition widely. At least that means we've made an effort. Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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David, who many of you will know as a very keen photographer, had a superb Epson printer which has finally died on him...Even LeClerc in Niort from whom he bought it cannot do anything to heal it! So he has for sale the following:- For Sale - unopened 2 new 4-packs of remanufactured printer cartridges to spec of Epson 'Polar Bear' for Epson XP-500, XP-600, XP-700, and XP-800 series Inkjet printers. 15 euros/pack. Tele 06 12 50 32 97. Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
From Bev Farmer of Podenco Friends. '“Vivir con miedo es vivir a media.” It means roughly, “To live with fear is to live a life half-lived.. That was Hingas life To understand why Podencos arrive so fearful you have to see first hand how they live. For Hinga years of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2020 at Podenco Post
The Independent - selling off the NHS The Guardian May 2020 The New European - 21 July 2020 - MP's vote not to protect the NHS in trade deal https://www.facebook.com/selloffnhs/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARDBCukLgmHl7aFN88zQ0HkEYgpIPEB-VaxU3tGsOWpjlMToi8qlJJqotKqdBhk_3Yj5afK8KjUwLXnA Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Do you remember the story of Podenco Spirit, who had his lower jaw shot off! Refugio Candela volunteers had to take a very sick rescued dog to the Anicura Valencia Sur Veterinary Hospital and so they took the opportunity of taking Podenco Spirit so the vet could check him over... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2020 at Podenco Post
La La Land Thursday and Saturday, all details on this weblink. The Joker Friday and Tuesday next week. all details on this weblink Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life