Below is our submission regarding the Draft Victorian Code of Practice for the Keeping of Greyhounds. Please use it as a guide for your own submission. Please note. If you want to cut and paste, the best thing to do is to save the blog as a pdf file and cut and paste from the … More Submission by the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds, Inc. (CPG) for the Draft Victorian Code of Practice for the Keeping of Greyhounds.
The recently released “Size and Scope of the Victorian Greyhound Racing Industry” report , states that in 2015-2016, the industry was responsible for generating more than $408.6 million dollars in value added contribution to the Victorian economy. The claim is made by GRV that “Greyhound racing contributes hundreds of millions of dollars annually to … More The Greyhound Racing Industry makes a Questionable Economic Contribution to Victoria but is Unquestionably Harmful.
The Greyhound Racing Industry in Australia is responsible for the breeding and discarding of thousands of young and healthy dogs every single year. In NSW alone, over the last decade, 97,783 pups were whelped and only 391 were rehomed by the industry adoption program (GAP). See table below. In its report to the NSW … More Greyhound Racing: Being a Rescuer in an Industry based on Exploitation.
Attached is a pdf of Grey2K USA – Worldwide’s factsheet for Greyhound racing around the world. This article gives an up-to-date summary of the industry around the world. GREY2K-USA-WORLDWIDE-DOG-RACING-FACT-SHEET-MAY-2017.pdf “Australia, reported 3,006 litters in 2015. Using the conservative estimate of six pups per litter, the industry bred approximately 18,036 greyhounds that year. In 2015, only 11,732 … More Grey2K USA Greyhound Racing Factsheet
This report makes for disturbing reading. See it here: media_release_lrr42.1_gar106(1)(a)_gar1…13176d-cad7-41e4-b632-030422d4f719.pdf Despite the obvious lack of care for his dogs, Victorian greyhound racing trainer, Mr Hill received only minor sentencing as follows: “The charges against Mr. Hill are all serious ones and strike at the good name of the industry and have enormous relevance for animal … More Media Release 4 May 2017 Racing Appeals & Disciplinary Board
VICTORIANS ONLY Please sign this petition and share with all of your Victorian friends: https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/council/petitions/electronic-petitions/view-e-petitions/details/12/15
Please send this letter or a revised version of it to the Premier of Victoria – Honourable Daniel Andrews at: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or send a hard copy letter to his office at: Office of the Premier 1 Treasury Place Melbourne, Victoria Australia, 3002 Dear honourable premier, I am writing to express my deep … More Letter to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews – Promoting gambling in children.