From Bev Farmer of Podenco Friends - desperate for podencos on Lanzarote
'As much as it gives us a sense of joy when we share the successful adoptions, the reality is we have to rescue these dogs from difficult circumstances and this is where it all starts.
Laura of the Kennel Club on Lanzarote and myself created a joint project "Saving the Lanzorote Podencos" and have worked together for over 4 years helping the Podencos on the island. Last week we had 4 fly over to Spain and we thought we had finally caught up and time to breathe. Sadly it just doesn't work like that and over a couple of days the perrera had 6 adult podencos and a puppy ranging from 6 months to 10 years old handed in along with some other dogs.
This place has very limited facilities, the dogs were over-crowded in small kennels and fights broke out and a couple of the Podencos were injured, So it begins ...