Moving away from training dogs as disposable commodities

by Warren Young, Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds As an Associate Professor in Exercise Sport & Science, Warren has a special interest in speed and agility training and assessment. In countries with huge populations, human athletes are often pushed so hard physically and mentally that they might break down. Why would this be allowed … Read more

Human sprint events vs greyhound racing

by Warren Young, Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds As a professional in sport science with coaching qualifications in track and field and strength and conditioning, I have made some observations comparing the human sprint events with greyhound racing. Track design In track and field, there are 3 sprint events; the 100m, 200m and 400m. … Read more

Greyhounds need you: say NO to Ipswich

stop the ipswich track

UPDATE: The state government request for feedback on the track closed on 11 February 2022. Thank you to everyone who made a submission or signed a petition.  Please keep an eye on our website and social media for updates and next steps. The Queensland Government plans to build an unwanted, $40m taxpayer-funded, dog killing track … Read more

My experience with a grey who never raced

Petra

by Warren Young, CPG My wife and I adopted Petra in 2020, a beautiful black greyhound from Gumtree Greys. The first time we met her in her foster home, she was hiding in the corner of a bedroom, appearing very afraid. She had only been in foster care for 2½ weeks after being with a … Read more