A Staggering Number Of Greyhounds Have Died On The Track This Year

A new report from The Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds has revealed that 150 greyhounds have died on the track this year, a tragic reminder that the racing industry thrives on the torture of innocent animals.

The precise number of dogs that have died is 153 — 86 percent of that number were euthanised after leg fractures, a common sight on the track; during races, greyhounds will often take tumbles and spills, particularly around corners. Four percent of the total deaths followed neck fractures. On top of that, a staggering 8799 animals were injured.

Article Information
Article Title A Staggering Number Of Greyhounds Have Died On The Track This Year
Publish Date 17 November 2021
Publisher JUNKEE
Author Joseph Earp
URL https://junkee.com/greyhounds-deaths-racing-ban/315206

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