Statement by Anthony Bullock to Joint Select Committee in Tasmania

In August, an inquiry into the greyhound industry in Tasmania was held. The link below is one of the trainer’s statements. Decide for yourself whether live baiting is happening in Tasmania. Keep in mind that some insiders have argued that more than 90% of trainers live bait.

Joint House Select on Greyhound Racing in Tasmania 11 August 2015 – L’ton.pdf

 

The photo is of one of Bullock’s dogs.

 

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Author: eleonoragullone

I am an author, adjunct associate professor in psychology and have advocated for animal welfare for more than 15 years. On the basis of my extensive research, I can confidently argue that if we cultivate a culture of compassion toward all of our non-human citizens, including those currently exploited for human use (such as food, sport and experimentation), current and future generations will benefit through reduced antisocial and violent behaviour toward all sentient beings including humans. Over my 25-year career as an academic, I have published over 100 scholarly articles in refereed academic journals and have also conducted a number of projects examining the link between aggression toward humans and cruelty toward animals. In 2000, I founded a group within the Australian Psychological Society focused on promoting positive interactions between humans and animals. This work has resulted in several scholarly publications including a book published in 2012, titled Animal cruelty, Antisocial Behaviour and Aggression: More than a link.

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