NSW tracks kill 4 dogs in horror weekend

A tragic weekend saw four young greyhounds lose their lives on NSW tracks. Over 24-26 September 2021, two dogs were killed at The Gardens (Newcastle), one at Richmond and one at Grafton. RIP: Final Occasion – 20 months old – Richmond – compound fracture of foreleg – euthanased Paper Kite –  2 years old – Newcastle – compound and complete fracture of ankle – euthanased Bingo Balls – 21 months old – Newcastle – compound … Read moreNSW tracks kill 4 dogs in horror weekend

The terrible deaths of very young greyhounds

The recent horrific deaths of young greyhounds has highlighted the utter cruelty of the racing industry. Maniac Martini was 23 months old when he collapsed and died after a race at Geelong VIC on 10 September 2021. Alpaca Sunny was 19 months old when she was euthanased after breaking her neck at Mt Gambier SA on 12 September 2021. Maniac Martini was running in his third race, Alpaca Sunny in her second. The “racing career” … Read moreThe terrible deaths of very young greyhounds

The greyhounds lost in August

15 greyhounds died on Australian tracks in August, according to stewards’ reports. Other injured dogs would have been killed away from the tracks after the race meetings. Rest in peace 4 Aug LEKTRA COLLETT Richmond NSW Compound and comminuted fractures of tibia and fibula Collision at turn, break down 5 Aug WHY NOT POCKETS Warragul VIC Fractured elbow Collisions at turn, break down 7 Aug TIME TO SHOUT Wauchope NSW Compound fracture of radius/ulna Hit … Read moreThe greyhounds lost in August

Greyhound lovers slam Palaszczuk on International Dog Day

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk tried to show her softer side by posting Facebook images of her dog on International Dog Day on 26 August. But greyhound lovers saw right through it, and unleashed a howl of protest. The Palaszczuk Government is funding a new $40 million greyhound racing complex near Ipswich, west of Brisbane. It’ll include a curved track, even though 75% of the 111 greyhounds killed racing this year got their injuries at track … Read moreGreyhound lovers slam Palaszczuk on International Dog Day