Michael Peterson

Clive Ellis – founder member of Greyhound Watch – has written an excellent and extensive article following a series of frank discussions with Michael Peterson, a professional trainer attached to Oxford dog track.

The article catalogues the ‘wastage’ of greyhounds under Peterson’s ‘care’ and the callous attitude adopted by Peterson – affording these greyhounds, little or no compassion – when pressured by the gambling industry to supply that all important betting medium at the cheapest possible price.

Passed from one trainer to another, doped, ‘unaccounted’ for and destroyed following minor injuries, these gentle creatures endure a life of misery and uncertainty in the inherently cruel business of greyhound racing.

To read the full article please click here