For the record – can GWIC provide proof of life for missing greyhounds?

On 14 October 2020, published an article titled ‘More than 2300 missing greyhounds feared killed in NSW.’ This article quoted from a study by the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds titled 'Disappeared Greyhounds FY 19/20'. The study found that 2,338 greyhounds born in NSW over the previous four years could not be accounted... Continue Reading →

Parliamentary inquiry into the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission

The Select Committee on the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission was established on 23 September 2020 to inquire into and report on the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) as the independent regulator of the greyhound racing industry in New South Wales. The committee is seeking the views of interested stakeholders including members of the... Continue Reading →

The lowdown on SLO

by Dr. Belinda Oppenheimer BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS SLO, short for Symmetrical Lupoid Onchodystrophy, is a rare disease of dogs affecting the nails of the paws. While a very uncommon condition, certain breeds appear predisposed, including the greyhound. SLO is an autoimmune condition. It can be thought of as a highly specific version of lupus in... Continue Reading →

Australian greyhound exports – going, going, gone?

by Jeff White, International Reporter, Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds A racing greyhound at Macau’s Canidrome racetrack, where dogs were routinely destroyed if they underperformed. Source: Animals Australia For many years Australia was the world’s biggest exporter of greyhounds. As recently as 2015, official government export statistics for the year showed 200 gone to... Continue Reading →

Who sponsors the carnage in Victoria?

Victoria is the country's deadliest state for greyhounds. 53 greyhounds have been killed on Victoria's tracks so far in 2020. More than 2,500 have suffered injury. The following scenes from Victoria are just a small selection of the pain and suffering that greyhounds have to endure. Warragul - Fifteen Love - muscle injuryThe Meadows -... Continue Reading →

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