I’ve been keeping a watchful eye on a piece we published on this blog some weeks ago (Shock and Outrage as Dog Fatally Injured Live on TV) which has drawn over 120 comments.
I’ve been aware of the problems in and around the greyhound racing industry. I have used the platform of this very site to applaud (in particular) The Times newspaper for their continuing coverage of the issue as well as their high profile exposé’s of greyhound related scandals such as the selling of bodies and the ‘execution for hire’ of unawanted dogs.
We’ve given coverage to the issue but I can’t help feeling we simply haven’t done enough. I have a sickening feeling in the pit of my stomach that the - now well known - welfare problems associated with greyhounds has almost become ‘background noise’ in a dog world which has a habit of moving from one scandal to [...]
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