Romy Fernandez
February 2nd, Amsterdam. The Galgo Platform is organizing a demonstration in Amsterdam against the abuse against Galgos and Podenco in Spain. A day earlier, on Saturday 1 February, is World Galgo Day. This day marks the end of the hunting season in Spain and the beginning of the massive dumping and killing of these two dog breeds in Spain. People gathered at Central train station with their dogs and from there they walked to the Dam Square where several speeches were given by activists and pro animals political parties. The Spanish galgo and podenco are among the most abused dog breeds in Europe.