Nothing has changed – Dennis Anderson discusses how greyhounds are still dying and disappearing in NSW

This is a transcript of a talk given by CPG National President Dennis Anderson to the NSW Young Lawyers Animal Welfare Committee on 25 May 2020. Good evening everyone, before I cover the topics I have been asked to address I will explain how I became a greyhound activist. 3 years ago I adopted an... Continue Reading →

For the record – the facts about GRV’s rehoming approach during COVID-19

On 22 April 2020, a FOX-FM news bulletin stated that Greyhound Racing Victoria's adoption arm, Greyhound Adoption Program VIC (GRV GAP), was no longer taking greyhounds for rehoming. CPG Victorian Director Julia Cockram was quoted as saying "if GRV can keep racing, it can keep rehoming".The information in the news bulletins was based on a CPG News Release... 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 →

Letter re: proposed 40Mil Ipswich track

Please see below our form letter for you to edit or use as a guide for a letter to send to all Ipswich councillors and Qld MP's.   See the excel file attached here for MP contact details: Qld govt MEMMERGEEXCEL thank you CPG team ************************************************************************************* Dear xxxxxxxxxx, I am writing to express my disappointment... Continue Reading →

Select Committee on Animal Cruelty Laws in NSW

Opening statement by Dennis Anderson, National President, Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds This committee was established on 8 August 2019 to inquire and report on the effectiveness of arrangements for the administration and enforcement of the laws of New South Wales for the protection of animals from cruelty. The committee began its inquiry in the... Continue Reading →

31 greyhounds killed in 31 days

31 greyhounds were put to death on Australian tracks in January 2020. 30 of them broke their legs. None of them were considered worth the estimated $4,000 to save them. Miky Knox broke his neck and was completely paralysed and put to death. 28 greyhounds were killed in January 2019. Despite this increase, state governments... Continue Reading →

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