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Beryl Brennan
Interests: Horse riding and events, dogs especially galgos and podencos, reading, cooking, gardening, walking
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With no more horses and finding the maintenance work on the farm too much, we have reluctantly given in to the requests from the family to leave our beloved France and return to the UK. So thank you all for reading my posts over the years. I hope you have found them interesting, informative and useful. Wishing you all a safe and healthy future at the end of the pandemic nightmare. Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Bev had to take Travis to the vet on 23rd January as he pulled out his stomach stitches after his operation. He was stitched up and went home. Yesterday this happened! 'Oh Travis.. you scared me last night ! today he has eaten and been out for a few walks... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Podenco Post
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From Animales Perdidos y Encontrados en Sevilla URGENT NOTICE dogs in danger Sevilla capital. Sevilla East Found three dogs, a black galga with white rabbit tip and two cinnamon pods with tie and white boots. The greyhound and the smallest podenca wear a collar. They are very thin and full... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Podenco Post
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Here are some of the best known types of podenco. There are a few others not included. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Podenco Post
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Read all about them, see the lovely examples. Contact Viv or Dan for more info. Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2021 at Podenco Post
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SOS Podenco Rescue We use the donations to save podencos from the streets and killing station, get them vet treatment, spay them, vaccinated them and pay the monthly kennel fees. When they are ready, we search adopters and foster homes for them You can help us save more podencos with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2021 at Podenco Post
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This is the worst case of mange I have seen in the 13 years since I've been helping the hounds in Spain. The Prdotectora Lugo in Galicia says 'This little angel arrived a couple of hours ago at the Lugo Protectora, it looks like a little boy, brought here by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2021 at Podenco Post
This guy is sooooo out of touch with life as most people live it...moneyed priviledged public school private education...only need to look at him to know it! Grrrr. Sign the petition. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2021 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Sandy says 'Today we welcomed Lucia, this young podenco was seen by Melanie and Chris last week. They quickly gained her confidence and she came to eat with them, and today they were able to catch her. At first sight Lucia appears to be in good health, Monday we take... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2021 at Podenco Post
Another fallout of bloody Brexit!! Exchanges of UK driving licences for the French equivalent are currently not being accepted due to problems with the legal framework for exchange following ‘full Brexit’. There is as yet no Franco-British agreement on exchange of diving licences and driving licence exchange was not covered EU-wide in the new future relationship deal. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2021 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the latest measures in The Connexion Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at Deux-Sèvres Life
MANDATORY COVID-19 TESTING INTRODUCED TO BOLSTER BORDER MEASURES · All international arrivals, including UK nationals, required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours prior to departure for entry into England · Passengers will be subject to an immediate fine of £500 if they fail to comply with the new regulations on pre-departure testing · All passengers arriving from countries not on the Government’s Travel Corridor list will still be required to self-isolate for ten days, regardless of test result · Passengers will still be required to fill in a Passenger Locator Form and be subject to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at Deux-Sèvres Life
From the RIFT facebook page Without going into issues about driving RHD, vehicles are still generally cheaper in UK than France, so people are still going to be tempted to import them. However, since 1 January 2021 registering a UK vehicle in France has changed. Apparently you should declare permanently imported vehicles on arrival at the border otherwise they will be illegal on French roads. So, at the douanes, if you already have residency here, you present your CDS showing you’re not a tourist, thus ensuring your passport won’t be stamped, but you’re driving a car on UK plates. On... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2021 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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This is Podenco Pino, handed to Dogs of Portugal by his hunter because the little chap is afraid of guns! Sensible hound! To learn more about him, click on this link. Contact Dogs of Portugal direct if you have room in your home and heart for him. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2021 at Podenco Post
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Lovely pix of Podenca Esca and her pups; 2 of the pups are already reserved for forever homes and you can see how well Esca's leg is healing. Marvellous work by Bev and her vet team. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2021 at Podenco Post
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Gulliver is a 2 year old podenco campanero found abandoned in Jaén. He is shy with people (more of men). He is excellent with other dogs, gets on with everyone no matter the size. Likes to play with them. Not tested with cats yet. Big size, 65-70 cm to the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2021 at Podenco Post
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From SOS Podenco Rescue. These 2 sisters are Vera and Ayla are cat workable! They are very affectionate with people but they depend on each other so we would love to find a forever home either together or separately but with another dog so they are not alone. Contact: sospodencorescue@gmail.com Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2021 at Podenco Post
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My little Podenca Andaluz Bebe is now 17 going on 18 and age is starting to catch up with her. She's already very grey in her face, on her legs and behind her ears. Cataracts are developing in her eyes and her hearing - in her gorgeous pointy ears -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2021 at Podenco Post
Enjoy this music by friends of friends of mine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4KcZDzg_pk&feature=youtu.be Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Happy New Year to you all. Let's hope the nightmare of 2020 and the virus will not be repeated in 2021 and that we may soon return to 'normality'. For our beloved hounds, nothing much has changed. Some dogs were adopted to help people through isolation, hopefully they will stay... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2020 at Podenco Post
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Wishing you all a very healthy New Year. And may the best of 2020 be the worst of 2021. We can only hope. Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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From Bev Farmer. 'These two arrived this week. Blanca the white one a female 8 years old. Pinto a male 13 years old. Both from the same owner that had them both all these years) we have the original passport ) who signed them over to the perrera 2 days... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2020 at Podenco Post
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Podenco Aurora, only 11 months old and found skinny and lost on the road in Portugal. Now safe with Dogs of Portugal and looking for a forever home. More about her on this link, contact Dogs of Portugal direct. https://dogsofportugal.wordpress.com/2020/12/19/aurora-extremely-gentle/ Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2020 at Podenco Post