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
Below please find sample letter for you to send to the Lismore Council councillors who supported an increase in the number of races at the Lismore track To copy and paste this letter, please print it as a pdf file first. Ideally, you will make your own personal changes for more impact. Email… Continue reading Action Alert: Lismore Council
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.
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?
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.
One of the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds committee members saw the following article in GRV's monthly magazine. The arguments are being made by Andrew Copley that barking muzzles help stop dogs from becoming dehydrated and that wearing them reduces their stress. What a load of bollocks! If the trainers are so concerned about… Continue reading Is the widespread use of basket and barking muzzles during training and kennelling detrimental to the well-being of greyhounds?