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Stop Torturing Greyhounds (Galgos) in Spain!

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In Spain there is a widespread hunting tradition that involves torturing and killing approximately 60,000 Spanish Greyhounds (Galgos) a year. When the hunters deem their Greyhounds no longer useful, they brutally torture and kill or discard their Greyhounds in the most barbaric fashion.

The dogs are sometimes even slowly killed by hanging them by their necks so that their hind legs barely touch the ground, swaying back and forth for days until they starve and die of exhaustion. Others are beaten with rocks and thrown into pits or wells to starve or drown, and sometimes they are even buried alive. 

Since 2012, SPCA International has been working with organizations in Spain to eradicate a shocking, age-old tradition of hunting hares with Spanish Greyhounds and the abuse and torture associated with it. 

Please help by speaking out against this torture! Help us ban hunting with Greyhounds in Spain by signing and sharing this petition. Join us to stop the abuse and needless death of thousands of these gentle dogs by lending your voice right now.

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