On Valentines day in 2009 – a black female greyhound’s body was found dumped on wasteland near Bristol. Her ears had been hacked off to remove her identifying tattoos and more macabre – she was carrying six unborn pups.

Please click here to visit Valentina’s remembrance page and hold in your thoughts for a few moments the thousands of greyhounds that die an unnatural death and go ‘unaccounted’ for – each and every year – simply to supply a betting unit for the gambling industry.