Lots of media coverage in May – not only raising the profile of greyhounds as companion animals but also raising the public’s awareness of the abuse and neglect they suffer at the hands of the gambling industry.
The Sheffield Star covered Tia’s event held at Cannon Hall near Barnsley
The Swindon Advertiser also publish an article promoting a GLWR event
Vet Marc Abraham is the first vet of the year to speak frankly on greyhound racing and appears on ITV’s This Morning programme – unashamedly giving his opinion on greyhound racing.
Greyhound Action’s awareness week goes national when Sky News runs an article ‘ Campaign To Cut Number Of Greyhound Deaths’ including excellent interviews with Annette Crosbie and Lisa Cartright of Greyhound Gap
And finally in May the GBGB’s high profile young trainer – Diane Henry – is caught on camera showing her true colours and in a fit of temper hurls a lead and grabs her dog – Ten Large Down – before spinning him round and unceremoniously dumping him on the track.