Category Archives: Media Coverage

WaveFM – Interview with Jennifer Owens, a Greyhound Rescue foster carer

WaveFM’s Andy Young interviewed Jennifer Owens, a Balgownie foster carer for Greyhound Rescue. WaveFM is the Illawarra’s highest rating radio outlet and reaches 52.4K unique users monthly.

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Northern District Times – Quick, lean couch potatoes

The Northern District Times (circ 58.5k), which serves the Lower North Shore and lower Hills District of Sydney, ran a story about Brooke Gannon and Luke Campbell, who fostered and then decided to adopt Lauren and Jarrah. .

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Wollondilly Advertiser – Rescued greyhounds bring joy to Macarthur seniors during Mental Health Month

Fairfax’s weekly Wollondilly Advertiser (circ. 11k) ran a story about how greyhounds help with seniors’ mental health. Rescue greyhounds are helping to chase the blues away at Glenfield’s Whiddon aged care facility. The three rescue hounds from Camden’s Greyhound Rescue began visiting Whiddon at the start of October (Mental Health Month) to give residents a new reason […]

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WowFM – Interview with Peter Flann

St. Mary’s community radio station, WowFM (covers Nepean and lower Blue Mountains area) interviewed Peter Flann about the public being able to meet rescue greyhounds at the Dogs in the Park event. 

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Vintage FM – Interview with Peter Flann

Vintage FM, a Penrith community radio station (which plays music from the 50s and 60s and covers western Sydney, as well as the lower Blue Mountains), interviewed Peter Flann about re-homing rescue greyhounds and Greyhound Rescue’s pending participation in the Dogs in the Park event.  Listen to the interview (2:11):

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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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