As a result of concerns expressed by some trainers that our greyhounds are not chasing as enthusiastically as they should be, the Greyhound Owners Trainers and Breeders Association (GOTBA) held a workshop at the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club on 17 June to discuss reward-based lure systems.
More than 500 people attended the recent Greyhound Adoption Day, held at The Meadows greyhound racing club.
The draft Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds has been released for public consultation by the Victorian Government’s Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).
Greyhound racing contributes hundreds of millions of dollars annually to Victoria’s economy through direct expenditure, salaries, flow-on effects and profits as well as creating thousands of jobs, mainly in regional communities, a new report has revealed.
Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is proposing rule changes which enhance existing requirements for the export of greyhounds, placing greater responsibilities on owners.
Some posties fear being chased by dogs on their run, but Brown Hill postman Peter Gavin has made an artform of teaching greyhounds to chase.
Greyhound Racing Victoria is proposing a suite of new rules covering the registration of participants aimed at improving animal welfare and integrity outcomes.