Animal Welfare

Retired greyhound races into the hearts of his forever home

KERANG local Sue Jordan is thrilled she had a change of heart and decided to adopt another dog with her husband, Steve. The retired husband...

‘Rescue’ group turns down potential adopter for supporting racing

A UK greyhound re-homing organisation has come under fire from the public and greyhound racing participants after denying someone the opportunity to adopt a retired...

The good from the bad: owner praises GRV for saving puppies

NINE-MONTH-OLD puppy Georgia is proof that good things can come from even the most unfortunate situations. The white and black youngster had a tough start...

The two sides of Sandown greyhound racing

IF Sandown’s provincial meeting last Sunday is any guide the next generation is coming along nicely – never mind some naysayers guessing that over-breeding is...
Michael McGill Tia

GAP story: how Tia raced into the hearts of the McGill family

DESPITE having a background in thoroughbred racing, journalist Michael McGill recently found himself immersed in the world of greyhound racing when making the decision to...

Greyhound welfare needs better definition

APPARENTLY, there are still some disbelievers amongst us. Answering our point that 7-day backups for stayers are a no-no, one reader claimed that knowledgeable trainers...

Queensland professor critical of greyhound commission’s tactics

IT is dawning on me. The attack on greyhound racing – and I use the word “attack” advisedly – is but the latest in a...

More heat on greyhound racing management

HAPPILY, the updated heat regulations just published by GRV pay more attention to pre-race conditions and not just those applying at meeting time. The new...

What are the RSPCA’s real motives?

DO you know the RSPCA balance sheet shows a total equity of $100 million, which includes cash, term deposits, a share portfolio and investment property....

Greyhound exports under spotlight in ABC’s 7.30 report

GREYHOUND Racing has once again come under fire by the ABC and Animals Australia after an apparent six month investigation into the alleged exportation of...