More than 500 people attended the recent Greyhound Adoption Day, held at The Meadows greyhound racing club.
The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) smashed another record last month when its Baxter facility adopted out its 300th greyhound.
The Greyhound Adoption Program celebrated its 21st birthday today with a gathering in Melbourne’s Flagstaff Gardens.
The last in the series of nine Stakeholder Engagement Workshops in metropolitan Melbourne was held at Sandown Park on Saturday 3 September with the GRV CEO Alan Clayton telling those present that the future of the industry is “in their hands”.
With the topic being on the critical subject of re-homing greyhounds, more than 50 people turned out to discuss the issue and to work towards the goal of providing full re-homing options for every racing greyhound.
Increased animal welfare powers for Stewards, expanded drug testing facilities and a ban on Anabolic Androgenic Steroids will come into force for Victorian greyhound racing on 1 June 2016. Under the new Greyhound Australasia (GA) Rules, authorised persons such as Stewards will have the power to prohibit a greyhound from competing if it is severely…