Greyhounds need you: have your say on the Greyhound Racing Act

The Greyhound Racing Act 2017 is failing to meet its stated aim of "high standards of animal welfare". Too many young, healthy greyhounds are still being put down instead of being rehomed. As you know, what greyhounds make up for in gorgeousness, they lack in typing skills. On their behalf, please make a submission to... Continue Reading →

Fudging the figures – greyhound racing is much riskier for the dogs than the industry says

In yet another example of how the racing industry distorts the truth, Racing and Wagering WA (RWWA) has claimed an injury rate of 0.5% for 2018/19. When the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds took issue with the formula used to determine these numbers, RWWA insisted that they were "fully transparent in respect to the... Continue Reading →

More dogs dying under COVID-19 – industry dumps greyhounds on Victorian charities

News Release, 22 April 2020Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds More ex-racers in Victoria will die because Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is diverting owners to charity rescues, the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds (CPG) said today. GRV's rehoming arm called GAP (Greyhound Adoption Program) have recently stopped taking new greyhounds for rehoming due to... Continue Reading →

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