It's the penultimate race of the mid-day meeting on 13 January at Hall Green greyhound track, Birmingham. As the dogs hurtle down the back straight a stomach-churning crack is heard across the stadium and Gulleen Star quickly pulls up. According to the dog's trainer Alan Bodell, the black male had "smashed his hock (left) completely in half." The trainer further ads: "You just have to put them out of their misery as quick as possible. I've been in it (greyhound racing) long enough now to know what happens, it's just not nice."
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LOOKS LIKE IT'S CURTAINS FOR COV!
Five year campaign brings end to dog racing at Brandon Stadium
According to a report in the Coventry Telegraph, the city's greyhound stadium, situated in the nearby village of Brandon, "looks to have run its last race" (see www.coventrytelegraph.net/coventry-
The 18th November marked the fifth anniversary of the Royal Assent of the 2004 Hunting Act.
It was a day on which this country made a clear statement that hunting with dogs had no place in
But not everyone was pleased. There are those who've been lobbying for the ban's repeal since day one. They think they're getting closer to their aim but you can help stop them in their tracks.
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to send a message to your local candidates, asking whether they support the return of this barbaric
Those who want to see the return of the grotesque spectacle of hounds tearing foxes apart think that they can do so despite opposition from the British people.
They know the public don't support using dogs to tear foxes apart - and they know that they can only make progress by keeping quiet about their aims and lobbying behind the scenes.
Together we can expose their plans and bring public pressure to bear to stop this happening.
North West Hunt Saboteurs Association
PO Box 239