Ten new Welfare Inspectors have joined Greyhound Racing Victoria’s Welfare Inspectorate, boosting the total number of inspectors in the team to 18. The new Welfare Inspectors greatly increase the Inspectorate’s capacity to carry out inspections, to ensure compliance with legislation, the State Government’s statement of expectations and Greyhound Racing Victoria’s rules and regulations, and to…Details
The final Regional Workshop, and indeed the final one for 2016, was held at Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club on Tuesday 8 November. It was another excellent turnout by participants, all keen to have a say about what changes are necessary in the industry to help GRV ensure a sustainable future for the sport. As with…Details
Victorian participants should make themselves aware of updated hot weather and transport policies which outline their animal welfare responsibilities on race days and trial days. GRV General Manager – Animal Welfare Dr Gavin Goble said the updated hot weather and transport policies were developed after a significant period of engagement and input from participants across…Details
In accordance with the GRV Hot Weather Policy, the Shepparton, Ballarat and Traralgon Meetings for Monday 21 November, have been marked as ‘Heat Affected’ due to the forecasted temperature of 37, 33 and 37 degrees respectively.
A 400 per cent increase in Animal Welfare Inspectors, a new Investigations Unit, a doubling of samples for prohibited substances, a crackdown on greyhound exports, a substantial program of engagement with greyhound racing participants and a record year for greyhound adoptions are some of the highlights in Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) 2015-16 Annual Report, tabled…Details