NSW inquiry examines claims of drugging and mass euthanization in Greyhound racing


A NSW cross-party parliamentary committee has begun an inquiry into reports of animal welfare violations in the Greyhound racing industry. It has been alleged Greyhounds are doped with hormones, caffeine, speed and cocaine to enhance their performance, which damages their health.Greens MP John Kaye pushed for the industry examination.Dr Kaye says around 17,000 dogs are put down in Greyhound racing every year and there needs to be more transparency.

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