Submission by the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds, Inc. (CPG) for the Draft Victorian Code of Practice for the Keeping of Greyhounds.

Below is our submission regarding the Draft Victorian Code of Practice for the Keeping of Greyhounds.  Please use it as a guide for your own submission. Please note. If you want to cut and paste, the best thing to do is to save the blog as a pdf file and cut and paste from the... Continue Reading →

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The Greyhound Racing Industry makes a Questionable Economic Contribution to Victoria but is Unquestionably Harmful.

  The recently released “Size and Scope of the Victorian Greyhound Racing Industry” report [1], states that in 2015-2016, the industry was responsible for generating more than $408.6 million dollars in value added contribution to the Victorian economy. The claim is made by GRV that “Greyhound racing contributes hundreds of millions of dollars annually to... Continue Reading →

Grey2K USA Greyhound Racing Factsheet

Attached is a pdf of Grey2K USA - Worldwide's factsheet for Greyhound racing around the world. This article gives an up-to-date summary of the industry around the world. GREY2K-USA-WORLDWIDE-DOG-RACING-FACT-SHEET-MAY-2017.pdf "Australia, reported 3,006 litters in 2015. Using the conservative estimate of six pups per litter, the industry bred approximately 18,036 greyhounds that year. In 2015, only 11,732... Continue Reading →

Media Release 4 May 2017 Racing Appeals & Disciplinary Board

This report makes for  disturbing reading. See it here: media_release_lrr42.1_gar106(1)(a)_gar1...13176d-cad7-41e4-b632-030422d4f719.pdf Despite the obvious lack of care for his dogs, Victorian greyhound racing trainer, Mr Hill received only minor sentencing as follows: "The charges against Mr. Hill are all serious ones and strike at the good name of the industry and have enormous relevance for animal... Continue Reading →

SHUT IT DOWN – NOTHING HAS CHANGED: A Nationwide Rally to End Greyhound Racing in Australia.

MEDIA RELEASE - 5th April, 2017 This Sunday, 9th April, each state's capital city will host a rally calling for an end to greyhound racing. The time and location details can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/ShutItDownNationalDayOfAction/ According to Founder of the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds, Dr Eleonora Gullone “Despite the promise of major reforms... Continue Reading →

The 41 Million dollar insult to tax payers.

One day before the NSW government announced $41 million dollar funding to reform the NSW greyhound racing industry, NSW racers euthanised their 25th dog at TAB tracks this year. Crown Gold, fractured her offside hock and was “humanely euthanised” after failing to finish the race.  She was just three years old. Two days before, the... Continue Reading →

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