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- Racing puts dogs at risk of doping, unnecessary injury and death.
- Greyhounds are raced in extreme weather: heatwaves up to 33℃ and harsh winters alike, when pet dog owners are advised to take extra precautions.
- Thousands of greyhounds are redundant every year.
- Thousands of puppies are bred to supply a racing pool estimated to be 16,300 dogs serving 19 greyhound tracks in the UK, which includes Shawfield, Glasgow, where the greyhounds are protected by AHWA (Scotland) Act 2006.
- Not all puppies make the racing grade. There are no statistics or explanations about the fate of failed ‘saplings’.
- Greyhounds can be destroyed because an injury is too expensive to treat or because a home cannot be found.
- Greyhounds are companion dogs and should not be exploited for multi million pound gambling profits.