Petition Ban Greyhound Racing within 5 years

We want the Government to phase out greyhound racing within five years, because we believe the industry is not doing enough to protect the welfare of the dogs.

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Data released by the Greyhound Board of Great Britain confirms that 99 greyhounds died in 362,427 races in 2022. The number of deaths in 2022 rises to a staggering total of 306, including dogs that were put to sleep due to “treatment costs” or “designated unsuitable for homing”.

Aside from the unnecessary and preventable deaths, there is a lack of funding for rehoming centres, dogs are being sent to China to race, and we believe there is mass overbreeding and a lack of fair punishments for abusive owners.

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