|Thanks to the hard work of organizations like Fundación Benjamin Menhert, many galgos are getting a second chance.|
Galgos are an ancient breed of hunting dog once raised exclusively by Spanish nobles. Today they must be one of the most abused dog breeds on the planet. Tens of thousands are killed in Spain every year, often in gruesome ways. Countless more are abandoned
They’re similar in appearance to greyhounds, with a smaller, lighter build, and have either smooth or shaggy coats. People who work with galgos say they tend to be loyal, kind, and affectionate.
Galgueros, the people who own and breed the dogs, use them for hare and lure coursing. In