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Beryl Brennan
Interests: Horse riding and events, dogs especially galgos and podencos, reading, cooking, gardening, walking
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This is was the skinniest of the three poor dogs as you can see from the photos he is malnourished however we are working hard to remedy this and he is already much more comfortable. Chance has had his blood tests back and it relieved he has leishmaniasis so we... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Podenco Post
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OH and Bracken were lucky this morning. They had just got back to the car after a lovely walk along the river bank when a BMW 4x4 pulled up with 3 boisterous dogs inside. Luckily the owner didn't let them out until OH had put Bracken in the car, whereupon... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Podenco Post
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Star is a gorgeous young podenca, currently with Akira Animal Sanctuary and hoping for a forever home soon. Contact Akira if you are interested in her. Read the info on this weblink. At the end of April 3 podencos were surrendered to the Shelter. These 3 doggies were surrendered to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Podenco Post
Read the full article here. Whole Dog Journal - why punishment training doesn't work Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2021 at Podenco Post
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This is a lovely story of rescue and the lengths people will go to help hounds. From Ibizan Hound Rescue. 'ONE YEAR ON' The lockdown litter, Lady and Lola and pups Many people who follow IHR on facebook will remember the wonderful story of two dogs who found their way... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2021 at Podenco Post
Click on this weblink for an article by a vet on the subject of Leishmania, its causes and treatment. Whilst the article is in the GIN newsletter and refers to galgos, it also applies to podencos. It's a very controllable disease and a podenco can live a normal life for... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at Podenco Post
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Remembering all the poor souls still suffering at the hands of the hunters, abandoned in the campo, dumped in perreras, and all those lucky enough to have loving forever homes. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at Podenco Post
Many years ago I completed a training course to use the Tellington Touch technique on my horses. Now Linda has developed this to canines. Here's an interesting article on the subject. All about The Tellington Ttouch for canines from Linda Tellington-Jones with online courses available. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2021 at Podenco Post
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From Sandy Galgoslover at Galgo's Rescue Almeria. 'Today it was once again the turn of the youngest of GRA to go on a vet visit. Freya's babies got another check-up and their latest vaccinations. Since the little ones were born on February 3 and are not yet 12 weeks old,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2021 at Podenco Post
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A delightful happy ever after story from Bev Farmer of Podenco Friends. 'Paolo….. a Podenco Canario and his best friend On the Island of Gran Canaria Paolo´s mother Uma, was chained to the wall in a box, giving birth to her puppies on a concrete floor. They were crying out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2021 at Podenco Post
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From Sandy Galgoslover at Galgo's Rescue Almeria. 'Freya - Meet this amazing girl who listens to the name Freya. Our help was asked when she was pregnant and wandering around the campo Taberno region. Fortunately, we were on time for her to bring her little ones into the world in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2021 at Podenco Post
Do you remember the story of Podenca Esca, heavily pregnant with a badly injured foreleg. Thanks to the amazing care of Bev Farmer and her incredible vet team, here you can see Esca enjoying life in the Spanish sunshine. And rescued cat Josephine stoically keeping her company! Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2021 at Podenco Post
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Almond for adoption! We had us notice of an abandoned puppy, but upon arrival at the scene we couldn't believe what we saw. She could barely get up, we don't know how many days she hadn't eaten or had a drink. We went right to the vet, and evidently, she... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2021 at Podenco Post
I'm always pleased to hear from readers of my blogs, whether they are regulars or 'one-offs'. I recently received this one, which is not from someone who has written before. Not sure where they got the first paragraph from because it isn't one I've written, though I agree with its... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at Podenco Post
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IT IS NOT MY FAULT ... to be mmaltrated. ... to be abandoned. ... that no one cares about me. Please help me find a home so I can experience that a human being is capable of loving and having compassion. I am Panela, a female Spanish Podenco and I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2021 at Podenco Post
A recent rescue. 'Two young podenco types. Thank you to their finder, Jill, for feeding them and keeping them safely enclosed in a fenced area. Also thank you to SOS Rescue who kindly assisted to catch them using a large trap. It is a pleasure to work with you knowing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2021 at Podenco Post
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From Sandy at Galgo's Rescue Almeria '2 podencos safe now with GRA...rescued at Easter. Even on Easter no rest for GRA. We received an emergency call if we could take in a little podenca. Spanish people saw her walking on the highway and did not hesitate to get her out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2021 at Podenco Post
Galgos and podencos en route for their foster and forever homes in Scotland. PINS do amazing work which includes meeting up with adoptants and fosterers and sharing experiences and more. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2021 at Podenco Post
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Latest news from Bev Farmer about Podenca Blanca. 'Handed into a perrera 2 days before Christmas along with Pinto eight years old, her owner signed over which cancels the need to wait 21days before they can euthanise. Both are older podencos and often passed over for adoption, after all those... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2021 at Podenco Post
It's impossible to imagine what had happened to this little podenca to make her so traumatized and terrified around humans. After patient rehabilitation she is now reserved for a special forever home. Video Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2021 at Podenco Post
Saving the Gran Canaria Podencos MILKA hopes you had a Happy Easter. Seven years just turned and that's how pretty and cute she is. MILKA continues to search for a home for her entire life. She is shy at first with people but immediately begins to trust and ask for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2021 at Podenco Post
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If it's a small podenco you prefer, how about this little cutie. 'Thea is still in search of her ultimate family! How pretty she is! She is 7.5kg and 3 years old. Thea was adopted a few months ago in Bilbao by a fantastic family who have another puppy and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2021 at Podenco Post
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This stunning boy is Sammy with Akira Animal Sanctuary. This is what Hayley says about him. 'Sammy is just 2 years old and a very sociable dog. As you can see he gets along well with other dogs and currently staying with VIP DogHotel waiting for his new home. Sammy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2021 at Podenco Post
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Remember Esca, the injured pregnant podenca with Bev Farmer of Podenca Friends. Here's an update. 'Hola, my latest blood test results just come back and now negative for Anaplasma and no longer anaemic. My leg is getting stronger and sometimes I do little zoomies but it gets tired. So Bev... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2021 at Podenco Post
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TheKennelKlub also home podencos in the UK. Here's a very young one hoping someone will have room in their home and heart for him forever. Rifter Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2021 at Podenco Post