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Group Invites Minister to See For Himself

Cannington racetrack is now Australia's thirdworst for dog deaths after greyhound girl Kelly Gusto was recently killed there, according to WA advocacy group Free the Hounds. Kelly Gusto, a two-year old greyhound with only 17 starts, suffered a complex fracture to her...

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Growing momentum in WA to ban greyhound racing

A petition against greyhound racing in WA has reached more than 6,000 signatures. Melissa Harrison, President of Free the Hounds told Oliver Peterson on Perth Live that they’re taking this opportunity to try and prove to the Labor Government that more people do not...

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Free The Hounds on Greyhound Advocacy

Free the Hounds is a local not-for-profit organisation that  champion the prevention of harm and inhumane treatment of greyhounds. Their president Melissa Harrison joined Fiona Bartholomaeus to discuss the role of the organisation and their achievements in advocating...

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Issues with greyhound racing

RSPCA does not support greyhound racing due to numerous animal welfare concerns with the industry. What are the animal welfare issues with the greyhound racing industry? Welfare issues with greyhound racing include overbreeding, injuries to dogs, live baiting, poor...

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