The biggest issues however are the 20,000 greyhounds bred each year to race. How many are trained this way? How many are abused and neglected, and how many are killed just because they don't want to race? Owners and trainers have a legal and moral obligation to care for these dogs. For more information and how to help, go to Friends of the Hound…Read More
US EXAMINER STORY ! A greyhound advocate was horrified to find out that it "only cost $50" to kill an ex-racing dog - and he's trying to help these animals avoid this cruel fate. http://www.examiner.com/article/it-s-50-for-the-bullet-and-the-dog-is-dead
In the wake of the scandal, state governments are pledging to hand over millions of dollars to the greyhound racing industry to clean up its act. If you'd rather see taxpayer money spent directly on animals — on providing a safe-haven for greyhounds discarded by suspended trainers — please urgently let the NSW Racing Minister know. Send your…Read More
ANIMALS Australia is seeking funding from state governments and greyhound industry bodies to build and staff a rehabilitation facility for the dogs of suspended trainers, following philanthropist Jan Cameron’s donation of a 250ha property. http://animalsaustralia.org.au/action/documents/push-to-fund-greyhound-sanctuary_TheAustralian.pdf
McDonald's Australia has just confirmed that as of today, it will no longer allow its franchisees to sponsor greyhound racing! Please give them a high five over at the McDonald's facebook page — and head to www.GreyhoundCruelty.com to encourage others to follow suit!
"GREYHOUND RACING HAS NO PRACTICAL REASON FOR BEING. IT'S AS MUCH A "SPORT" AS FOX HUNTING OR BULL FIGHTING. IT'S VERY ORIGINS ARE FOUNDED ON CRUELTY; TWO BLOKES IN A PADDOCK SICKING THEIR DOG ONTO A RABBIT TO SEE WHO CAN KILL IT FIRST" Please go and VOTE.. take the Poll >>…Read More