Category Archives: Media Coverage

Northern Illawarra – Getting up close and personal with the pooches

The Northern Illawarra news site has a c30k monthly readership (with c20k Facebook reach) and covered Greyhound Rescue’s upcoming participation in the North Gong Dog Day. Love your doggo or looking for a new addition to the family? Head along to the North Gong Dog Day. Saturday September 15 from midday will see the grounds […]

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Junkies Magazine – Recycling Rescuers

Junkies is a quarterly lifestyle magazine focused on recycling (c.22K reach plus social media). They ran a short item about Greyhound Rescue’s kennel recycling efforts by volunteers.  

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Macarthur Chronicle – Greyhound Rescue search for volunteers

The Macarthur Chronicle, a News Ltd suburban newspaper which reaches 75,849 readers each week, covered Greyhound Rescue’s need for mid-week volunteers. ARE you searching for intelligent company? A friend with great athletic ability? A creature who loves sleeping just as much as you? Greyhound Rescue may have the answer for you. Dozens of forgotten greyhound […]

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DogsLife – Greyhounds and the incorrect misconceptions associated with this breed

DogsLife Magazine (70k cross-platform audience) covered misunderstandings about greyhounds and quoted Greyhound Rescue founders, Peter and Janet Flann, and a Greyhound Rescue volunteer, Ausilia Cristiano. Excerpts below. Laid-back canines People think because they are racing dogs, Greyhounds need lots of exercise. Peter Flann, who founded the Sydney-based Greyhound Rescue along with his wife, Janet, says […]

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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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University of Western Sydney – Student encourages volunteering

University of Western Sydney ran a first person story on their Facebook page about Natalie Wilsdon, a former Greyhound Rescue volunteer and soon-to-be graduate. I first got involved with the Greyhound Rescue (GR) after attending the Dog Lovers Show in 2016. I came across the GR stall where I got to pat some gorgeous ‘ambassadogs’. […]

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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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Blacktown Advocate – It’s about the pooch

The Blacktown Advocate (weekly circ 43,960) covered Greyhound Rescue’s pending participation in the annual Street Paws Festival in western Sydney.

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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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