Dog racing is a deeply unethical industry that abuses, uses, exploits and kills dogs purely for profit.
As long as the racing goes on, the industry churns out a surplus of unwanted dogs. Greyhound rescuers are there to pick up the pieces.
The study analyzed the effects of noise in over one hundred species, and concluded that noise pollution affecting animals is the norm, not the exception.
Over 10,000 more greyhound puppies are born in Ireland each year than the number registered to race. Thousands each year will not be of so-called racing standards, so what happens to them?
Footage from a meat market in China has increased concerns about the fates of Irish racing greyhounds who end up in the country, which has no nationwide animal welfare laws. Organizations are calling for Ireland to ban the export of greyhounds to China.
Over 400 of the biggest names from film, television, theater, radio, sports, literature and music have united in support of a ban on fur farming in Ireland, including Oscar-nominated actors Saoirse Ronan, Ruth Negga and Stephen Rea. Please join them in calling for a ban on this cruel industry.
Despite being gambling venues where dogs can be heard crying out in agony when they suffer injuries, Irish greyhound racing tracks are increasingly trying to lure kids in with offers of toy vouchers, free meals and colouring competitions.