Written by Tony Peters of Greyhound Action
An international greyhound protection group has renewed its calls for greyhound racing to be brought to an end at Peterborough Stadium, after receiving news of the death of yet another dog at the track.
Greyhound Action was contacted by a sympathetic stadium official, who informed them that a three year old female greyhound, called Rathtooterny Zip, was fatally injured during a race last Tuesday (December 30th).
The dog was “put down” after her right hock snapped just after she had rounded a turn in the third
race of the evening and, according to the official, the break was so bad that the “bone was sticking right through the skin”.
This latest incident is, sadly, just one more addition to a whole catalogue of fatal injuries and deaths of greyhounds that have occurred at the stadium.
On October 18th, two dogs, Glandore Queen and Hanoi Son, were “put down”, after [...]
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