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Buzzfeed – Hundreds Of Racing Greyhounds Have Been Euthanised Since April Last Year

BuzzFeed, Inc. is an American Internet media and news company with a focus on digital media. Buzzfeed’s Brad Esposito covered greyhound injuries and talked to GR’s Peter Flann. Documents obtained by the NSW Greens via Freedom of Information law and shared with BuzzFeed News show nearly 400 racing greyhounds were euthanised from April 2017 to May […]

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2NUR-FM – Morning Show – University of Newcastle radio station, interviewed Peter Flann about greyhound adoption

2NUR-FM, University of Newcastle’s radio station, interviewed Peter Flann about greyhound adoption on the Morning Show.  

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2GB, Sunday Nights with Rev. Bill Crews – Greyhound racing’s richest race

2GB’s Rev. Bill Crews spoke to GR’s Peter Flann about the NSW Gov. giving a massive $500,000 handout to greyhound racing’s “richest’ race.

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Newcastle Herald – Greyhound Rescue charity encourages adoption in Newcastle

Fairfax’s daily Newcastle Herald covered GR’s need to find homes for more male greyhounds (Friday readership/34.5K). Greg Murty and Carol Brett, of Charlestown, with their adopted greyhound Bevan. “Nothing prepares you” for the happiness a greyhound can bring to your life, according to Charlestown dog owner Carol Brett. Ms Brett adopted five-year-old greyhound Bevan in […]

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Peninsular Living-Manly Warringah Magazine – Greyhound Rescue bursting at the seams

Peninsular Living-Manly Warringah is a free monthly magazine (circ.57K) which covered GR’s need for funds to pay greyhound medical expenses. Greyhound Rescue is at over capacity, with its owners Janet and Peter Flann desperately in need of help and funds to keep the shelter open and re-home the dogs. The organisation relies solely on fundraising […]

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Penrith Press – Found hound love

Penrith Press (weekly circ. 41K), ran a story about Mt. Riverview’s Nat Anthes who adopted two female greyhounds. MT Riverview resident, Nat Anthes, said adding ‘hound love’ to your life by adopting a rescue greyhound is an opportunity “not to be missed”. “We were searching for rescue dogs, as our beloved German Shepherd had recently passed away,” Ms Anthes said. “I kept noticing how […]

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Take5 Magazine – Angela’s story

Take5 Magazine, a monthly Bauer magazine (498K readership/800K+ digital audience), ran a story about foster greyhound Billi and her carer, Angela. This is Angela’s story: A sea of dogs and their owners flooded onto the street. “No excuse for animal abuse!” the crowd roared, holding up signs that read *let greyhounds run free*. My partner Gary […]

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St George Leader – Libraries program to help HSC students prepare for exams

The St George and Sutherland Shire Leader (181K weekly readership), covered GR’s pending library visit for an HSC de-stress event. Year 12 students preparing for HSC exams are invited to release the pressure valve by spending an evening with some greyhounds. De-stress with a Grey is the first session in a program being run in […]

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Blue Mountains Gazette – Wentworth Falls resident saved a life and recommends ‘hound love’

The Blue Mountains Gazette (weekly circ. 36K), ran a  story about local senior, Joan, who fostered then adopted her male greyhound Loki. Wentworth Falls resident Joan Carr says adding “hound love” to your life by adopting or fostering a male rescue greyhound is an opportunity not to be missed. “Right now, Greyhound Rescue has 17 boys […]

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South Coast Register – Greyhound Rescue’s foster and adoption program

The South Coast Register, a bi-weekly newspaper (circ. 6.1K), ran a story about a Jervis Bay couple who’ve adopted two male greyhounds from GR. Jervis Bay residents Warren Wilson and Yolande Cozijn say adding ‘hound love’ to your life by adopting or fostering a rescue greyhound, especially a boy, is an opportunity not to be […]

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