Summary title: Petition No 0376/2018 by R.S. (German) on the systemic abuse of Spanish hunting dogs for sport (greyhounds / Galgos)
Petition number: 0376/2018
Topics: Animal Welfare
Name: E. P.
The petition describes the abusive conditions under which Spanish hunting dogs (“Galgos”) are treated in the context of hunting practices in Spain. The petitioner alleges that in addition to sport-related activities, the breeding and trade of Galgos is also routinely done for criminal purposes. The petitioner calls upon the European institutions to adopt uniform laws on animal protection, and in particular laws which combat the abusive treatment of Galgos.