Monthly Archives: September 2016

19 Sep 2016

DEFRA publishes review of regulations around racing greyhound welfare

DEFRA publishes review into the effectiveness of the Welfare of Racing Greyhound Regulations 2010. Under the Regulations, all tracks should: have a veterinary surgeon present at all race meetings and trials; with each greyhound examined by the vet prior to racing or trialling and no greyhound being allowed to run if the vet deems it is unfit to race for any reason; • ensure that the veterinary surgeon has suitable facilities; • provide an adequate number of suitably ventilated kennels; […]