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Welcome to the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds

Thank you for visiting the website of the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds. We are a group committed to the banning of greyhound racing. Until this happens we have 5 key demands that must be met by government and the racing industry if they are serious about greyhound welfare.

CPG was started by greyhound welfare campaigners and activists in 2015 after the Four Corners live baiting expose. Today, we are a dedicated group of people across Australia who are committed to ending greyhound suffering by influencing public opinion and changing government policy.

Please share the information we have on our site with others to give a voice to the voiceless.

CPG publicises greyhound track deaths and injuries across print, radio and TV.  We aim to hold the industry and state governments responsible for their lack of action to protect greyhounds from unnecessary death and injury. Click here for more information on 2020 track deaths and injuries.

Greyhound track related deaths in 2021
Greyhound track related injuries in 2021

DECEMBER 5, 2020 - Redland City Bulletin, Cleveland

Capalaba greyhound death prompts call for reform
Jordan Crick

THE director of an animal rights group has called for authorities to look at how often greyhounds are racing and review injury protocols after a dog died at a Redlands track last month.

Go Fifty Seven was pronounced dead by an on-track vet when his health deteriorated after race 12 on November 22 at Capalaba Greyhound Racing Club, according to a steward’s report…

Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds state director Annie Hendley said Go Fifty Seven was raced to death and should not have run at Capalaba. Read more

NOVEMBER 26, 2020 - ABC Radio Lismore, NSW

Breakfast Show

Bruce Mackenzie interviewed CPG’s Dennis Anderson about the seven greyhounds injured at the Lismore track and the racing industry’s lack of action on making the changes recommended by UTS to reduce injury.

CPG believes that people deserve to know the facts about the cruelty of greyhound racing. Both from an animal perspective and because state government are spending your money to shore up this failing industry. Read the facts on our Media resources page.

CPG lobbies state governments either directly or though more formal proposals and submissions. Our aim is to influence policy and policy makers so that greyhound welfare is seen as an absolute priority. The most recent CPG submission was in response to a Parliamentary Inquiry into the NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission. You can learn more on our Changing policy page here.