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    allows for the commercial racing of greyhounds. However, Australia is starting to speak up against their concerns about the cruel and inhumane ways of the industry. The greyhound industry in Australia is clearly operating outside the boundaries of community standards and one of the reasons is because the industry is completely self regulating. Recently New South Whales made the move to propose a ban on greyhound racing completely. This bill will be outlined in this essay with reference to Twining and Meirs’ diagnostic model. As well as a personal opinion based on logic, as to if a complete ban is the right choice and possible alternatives for Australia other than complete…

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    raised by this case study comes from animal rights. This perspective sit in direct contrast with utilitarianism, in fact Jeremy Bentham, known as the founder of modern utilitarianism said, "We deprive animals of life, this is justifiable; their pains do not equal our enjoyments” (Salt, 1894). Animal rights is a perspective that values the rights and freedoms of animals and sees fundamental wrongs in the use of animals as a resource whether that be for food, medicine or entertainment (Regan,…

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    Italian Greyhounds

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    Piccolo Levriero Italiano In search of a canine friend, people look for a dog that will match their lifestyle and personality. An athlete may choose a greyhound. A hunter; a Labrador. A masculine person; a Pitbull, and so on. However, each breed comes with unique responsibilities, whether it be knowing how to care or understanding their daily lifecycle. Italian Greyhounds, the lesser known breed of the greyhound family, consist of abnormal characteristics compared to other dogs. From the start,…

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    as broken legs, head trauma, and even cardiac arrest. This is how hundreds of thousands of innocent greyhounds feel. The greyhound racing industry has been around in Australia for years and many are not happy about the fact that it is still legal. The sport is illegal in 38 American states, South Africa and Italy. So why is it still legal here, when 82% of Australians want the practice banned? Every year in Australia, around 20,000 greyhounds are bred, however, the industry has admitted to…

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    For many years the greyhound racing industry has displayed various acts of animal cruelty. Greyhounds are living, breathing species, however they are treated as if they were objects. Animals cannot cry out against cruelty. They have no voice to oppose injustice. As Premier Mike Baird said it is ‘an industry that has overseen the slaughter of tens of thousands of healthy dogs whose only crime was they weren't fast enough.’ In the past 12 years 50 to 70 % of greyhounds, like Charlie have been…

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    Go Greyhound Analysis

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    The key to knowledge is to understand what surrounds you and the uniqueness in yourself. Observation is the act of focusing on someone or something to obtain knowledge about the object it also helps the observer get information. The three readings chosen are Passing, Candide, or Optimism, and Go greyhound. Passing by Nella Larsen, which was written in the Harlem Renaissance or 1920’s. Candide, or Optimism by Voltaire was published during the Enlightenment period, and Go Greyhound by Bob Hicok,…

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    Greyhound Research Paper

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    WHATISTHE RECOMMENDED SPACE BETWEEN DOGS COLLAR AND NECK Tightness. When fitting a collar, slip a couple of fingers between it and the dog's neck. A space of less than two fingers means the collar is too tight and can restrict breathing; a collar that's too big could slip off over the dog's head. WHAT IS A GREYHOND COLLAR Greyhounds have heads that are smaller than their necks and can easily slip out of a standard non-martingale dog collar. Martingale Collars are often called Greyhound Collars…

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    Amending these racing acts and rules of racing will provide for the welfare of greyhound pups because it will stop owners/trainers who have been disqualified from holding a license due to bad behavior from transferring ownership to other persons who then have the authority to dispose of these animals. By ensuring that the rules are amended it will allow suitable arrangements for the dogs can be made addressing the issue of wastage among this topic. Ensuring that greyhound pups are registered…

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    Walking on to the Lucas Oil turf as a Carmel Marching Greyhound for awards at Grand National finals after an exhilarating performance of “What a Tangled Web We Weave” was a feeling of pure accomplishment. As a sophomore, I had done this once before, but this time was different. The whole band knew we were in the running for the national title. Avon and Broken Arrow were our biggest competitors. Earlier in the season we won ISSMA state, so coming into nationals we knew we had a pretty good…

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    Applying performance enhancing drugs to competitive racing animals such as racehorses or greyhounds, can be a huge temptation for trainers whether legal or illegal. Trainers have always looked for an advantage against their competitors, therefore they will do whatever it takes to be the best and even win. Handlers, veterinarians, and jockeys are also involved in this scheme. (The Horseracing Industry, 2015) A various number of these drugs is to mask pain from injured horses or to increase the…

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