Whilst the Saving the Gran Canaria Podencos facebook group is helping to rehome a few to mainland Europe and the US, the 90 podencos entrapped in Mogan are still enduring their hellish life. The following was published this week on the 90 Podencos in Mogan facebook page. This is an edited translation.
'The College of Veterinarians of Las Palmas has just presented the "Pet plan" to request of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria. It is confirmed as dogs intended for hunting (mostly podencos) are mistreated not only by the hunters but by the officials of the respective consejerìas and councillors. In a document of 112 pages, only mention is made at this point where in so few words it is so gross. Thanks to the School for specifying the person with the name and surname responsible for this discrimination. Cathedral of Gran Canaria'