Saving Rita

Every greyhound has a story, and most rescuers have many. Most are sad stories of exploitation, neglect and abuse, with few having happy endings. Some stories are tales of good and evil, showing us opposing sides of human nature: those who show no remorse, gratitude or care, and those with incredible courage who never give… Continue reading Saving Rita

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Greyhound Activism: 6 Strategies for Coping with Distress

Coping with Distress or PTSD as an Animal Activist

By Dr Victoria Sublette Anyone who has joined a greyhound rescue or anti-racing group knows there are people and groups who post videos and images that are designed to alert, shock, and make the public aware of the cruelty of greyhound racing. A problematic issue with these kind of efforts towards greater awareness is that… Continue reading Greyhound Activism: 6 Strategies for Coping with Distress

How the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is failing.

    If you care about the way the government spends your tax money and if you oppose animal cruelty, please read this evaluation of the Queensland government's Queensland Racing Integrity Commission created with 11 million dollars of tax payer money.   See the pdf file here: How the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is failing… Continue reading How the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is failing.

Greyhound Breeding Incentives to be reintroduced in Victoria – A Reform Backflip?

  Following the 2015 greyhound racing live baiting expose, the discovery of several mass graves turned attention to industry “wastage” involving the killing of thousands of young and healthy dogs. http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2015/02/16/4178920.htm http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/some-of-the-55-greyhounds-in-mass-grave-may-have-been-beaten-to-death/news-story/240bad5d19ec5bdbb786d02ee44a0ac5 http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/mass-grave-images-show-keinbah-greyhounds-killed-in-groups-20160720-gq9qa3.html http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/greyhound-trainer-and-family-banned-over-mass-grave-20170815-gxwnbq.html   In July, 2015, Victorian racing minister Martin Pakula announced an end to the Breeding Incentive Scheme and emphasized animal welfare… Continue reading Greyhound Breeding Incentives to be reintroduced in Victoria – A Reform Backflip?

GRNSW visits greyhound racing in Vietnam – We still don’t know why.

Below is the post by Gone are the Dogs regarding GRNSW's visit to greyhound racing in Vietnam. Links are provided below to related documents in pdf format.   Reproduced from the Gone are the Dogs Facebook page: In June 2016, GRNSW went on a secret visit to the greyhound tracks in Vietnam. This is the… Continue reading GRNSW visits greyhound racing in Vietnam – We still don’t know why.