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Cannington racetrack receives ominous recognition.

Cannington racetrack receives ominous recognition.

Cannington has earned second place nationally for track-related injuries for racing greyhounds in 2021, according to the report released on Thursday February 24, 2022 by Coalition for Protection of Greyhounds – CPG Lethal Tracks. Cannington racetrack has received...

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Do our Statistics hold up?

Do our Statistics hold up?

Have you heard our recent radio ads on Nova 93.7 this week? Are you curious about the figures we mention in the ads? We’ve broken it down for you: Approximately 40% of greyhounds are injured every year on WA tracks On its We Are Animal People website and in its...

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How Hot is too Hot

How Hot is too Hot

During the recent heatwaves of December and January, Racing and Wagering WA (RWWA) allowed greyhound racing to continue despite record temperatures here in Perth. According to the RWWA Hot Weather Policy a venue will be declared ‘hot weather affected"; if the...

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Free the Snoot: Max’s Story

Free the Snoot: Max’s Story

With the success of the Free the Snoot campaign, we felt it was important to showcase stories of responsible pet ownership - thank you to Max’s parents for sharing: “This is Max, an 8 year old rescue greyhound who found his forever home in 2020. Max is beautifully...

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Bye 2021 – we thank all our supporters for the amazing year!

Bye 2021 – we thank all our supporters for the amazing year!

2021 has been a huge year for us here at Free the Hounds! We are so proud of our achievements here are just a few of them: 🤲 Fundraised over $18,000 for Candy Cane rescue to save greyhounds & other dogs from the meat trade. 🧁 Celebrated the Macau Canidrome...

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Reasons to be Anti Greyhound Racing

Reasons to be Anti Greyhound Racing

Reason One: Greyhound Exports Australian greyhounds and their reproductive material are continuing to be exported to countries with little to no animal welfare laws. Greyhounds who are exported to China are used in underground racing and often find themselves in the...

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