Greyhound adoption

Greyhounds find forever homes at Dapto adoption day

The recent greyhound adoption day at the Dapto Showgrounds was a roaring success, with 15 dogs finding new homes in time for the summer holidays.

South Australian greyhound racing inquiry: Reform in two years or be banned

The South Australian (SA) independent inquiry into the governance of the SA greyhound racing industry has today handed down the full report following the inquiry....

Greyhound Adoption Program Queensland rehomes 130 retired chasers

The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland has successfully found forever homes for 130 retired racing greyhounds during the four months of the 2023-24 year thanks...
Victorian greyhound racing

Unlicensed rehomer warned off for two years by Greyhound Racing Victoria

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) has just released the details of a steward's inquiry from November 3, where it was found an unlicensed person was receiving...

Ballarat greyhound racing adoptions a resounding success

The Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club's recent adoption event was a success, with many people attending in hopes of finding a furry companion. Among the attendees...

Queensland open the gates for Greyhound Adoption foster parents this Xmas

The McGuills, a retired couple residing in Ferny Hills, southeast Queensland, have been actively involved with the Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland, fostering and caring...

Greyhound Adoption Program partners with Police Veterans Victoria

The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) has partnered with Police Veterans Victoria (PVV) to provide retired greyhounds with loving homes and enrich the lives of police...

Twenty-four dogs find new homes on Greyhound Adoption Day

The Victorian Greyhound Adoption Day was a success at The Meadows on Sunday, September 24, as twenty-four greyhounds found loving homes. The event garnered interest...

Tasmanian Greyhound Adoption Program forced to hire security due to activists

The Tasmanian Greyhound Adoption Program has been forced to hire security guards to prevent illegal trespass on the property from anti-racing activists. According to reports...

Retired Queensland GAP greyhounds on show at Ekka this weekend

Greyhounds from the Queensland Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) will be looking for love at this year's Royal Queensland Show, strutting their stuff at the Ekka...

TasRacing CEO throws support behind Interim GAP Manager Susan Gittus

TasRacing CEO Andrew Jenkins has thrown his support behind the appointment of former greyhound trainer Susan Gittus as Interim Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Manager. The...

Tamanian greyhound regulator distances itself from retired greyhounds

TasRacing has advised that the regulatory body has updated the local Tasmanian Greyhound Rules of Racing to specifically exclude retired greyhounds from its scope of...

Retired WA greyhounds to support WA Police through new GAP partnership

Greyhounds are being welcomed into the Western Australia police force, not as working dogs, but as calming companions to provide officers with a sense of...

A quick guide to the extraordinary racing greyhound

Historically bred for pursuits such as hunting and racing, Greyhounds are celebrated for their outstanding speed and quickness. These dogs possess a muscular frame, a...

Greyhounds: The marvels of speed and grace – 10 facts about greyhounds

The Greyhound, a breed known for its incredible speed, grace, and a striking silhouette, is one of the most unique dog breeds that have graced...
QLD greyhound racing

Qld greyhound trainer handed 3 months for failing to desex rehomed greyhound

Queensland Greyhound trainer Darryl Sutton has been suspended for three months for providing false evidence to Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) stewards in relation to...
Cannington

WA greyhound racing to receive $1.5 million prize increase plus greyhound adoption centre

A tide of prosperity sweeps over Western Australia's (WA) racing scene as an influx of financial backing and investments propels the industry to new heights...

Teachers and Nurses top the professions that adopt beloved racing greyhounds

New data from Queensland, Australia shows that teachers and nurses are the top two professions when it comes to opening their hearts and homes to...

The Best Dog Breeds for Apartment Living: The Surprising Suitability of the Greyhound

Living in an apartment does not mean you have to sacrifice the companionship of a canine friend. Instead, it's about finding the right breed that...

The best dog breeds for retirees: A special focus on the greyhound

Retirement is often seen as a golden phase of life, a time to relax, pursue hobbies, and spend quality time with loved ones, including our...

Retired NSW greyhounds to support US law enforcement officers’ welfare

In a groundbreaking stride towards enhanced welfare for both retired racing greyhounds and former US law enforcement officers, a unique partnership has been established. Forged...

Former GRNSW investigations manager appointed GRSA general manager of integrity & welfare

Greyhound Racing South Australia (GRSA) has advised that they have appointed a former Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) investigations manager as General Manager for...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

NSW regulator makes sweeping changes to greyhound rehoming protocols

“Based upon industry and key stakeholder feedback the Commission has made changes to its rehoming policy that ensure that the policy supports and underpins the...

Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland ready for National Greyhound Adoption Month

Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP Queensland has greyhounds ready to meet their new families this National Greyhound Adoption Month in April. GAP Operations Manager Leah Kellaway...
Greyhound owner-breeder Vince Tullio

Vince Tullio: Greyhound trainers unfairly labelled ‘inhumane’

Vince Tullio used to get angry at the amount of anti-greyhound sentiment he would read in the media. Now, the Victorian owner-breeder just laughs it...