Quotes from industry participants

Killing “The racing career of greyhounds is quite short with most greyhounds only racing between about 1 and 3-4 years of age. As well as retiring greyhounds, there are greyhounds which never even make it to the track, creating a glut of animals needing rehoming. Many animals are being euthanased, despite being perfectly healthy, creating … Read more

Former Victorian Premier declares his support for a ban on greyhound racing

When, in my role as manager of the Animal Justice Party’s (AJP) greyhound racing campaign, I asked former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett (premier between 1992 and 1999) for his support on the AJP’s position on the greyhound racing industry, Mr Kennett went beyond agreeing with the AJP’s phase-out policy and said “greyhound racing should be … Read more

The Facts about the Australian Greyhound Racing Industry

Excessive breeding and killing of young, healthy dogs. On average, 20,000 greyhounds are born each year. Only around 3,000 of these dogs qualify for racing. The vast majority of the remainder are killed. Despite overbreeding and excessive killing, governments encourage more breeding with taxpayer funded breeding incentives. Mass graves reveal evidence of inhumane killing (e.g., … Read more