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Anti-Cup protesters not horsing around when it comes to animal cruelty

Crikey October 31, 2016 9 Comments

An anti-horse racing group is circumventing traditional advertisers to get its message out to the public, freelance journalist Denham Sadler.

How to address outrage around live export

Crikey October 24, 2016 2 Comments

The best and brightest of the live export industry will meet this week to discuss how to stop people getting cross at them for torturing animals.

Greyhound group threatens inquiry participants

Bernard Keane October 11, 2016 7 Comments

A pro-greyhound racing lobby group has celebrated the Baird government's backflip by threatening participants in the inquiry that led to the ban.

Baird’s backflip on greyhounds: well, they’re only dogs, right?

Bernard Keane October 11, 2016 20 Comments

Mike Baird's backflip in greyhound racing will alienate voters already unhappy with politics as usual. But hey, it's only animals, right?

The real reason for Murdoch’s war on greyhounds

Bernard Keane October 10, 2016 6 Comments

As The Daily Telegraph raged against Mike Baird's greyhound racing ban, parent company News Corp was buying gambling website punters.com.au.

Greyhounds slaughtered for dental ‘studies’ at Melbourne Uni

Bernard Keane May 25, 2016 8 Comments

Melbourne University admits its Dental School is using live greyhounds for dental and other medical studies, before killing them.

It’s not just greyhound trainers — we are all to blame for animal cruelty

It’s not just greyhound trainers — we are all to blame for animal cruelty

Crikey March 9, 2015 11 Comments

Australians were shocked to discover cruel practices in the greyhound industry and in slaughterhouses in Indonesia. But what about looking a little closer to home? Freelance writer Fraser Tye reports.

Crikey Clarifier: has greyhound racing gone to the dogs?

Crikey Clarifier: has greyhound racing gone to the dogs?

Crikey Intern February 18, 2015 3 Comments

After Monday night's explosive Four Corners investigation into the use of live bait during greyhound races, the industry is scrambling to right itself. Crikey intern Abbey Casey reports.

The difference between foie gras and factory farmed meat

Crikey February 13, 2015 1 Comment

Crikey readers have their say on foie gras production, Andrew Bolt's influence and other issues of the day.

The official, Pythonesque response to Melbourne Cup deaths

The official, Pythonesque response to Melbourne Cup deaths

Bernard Keane November 5, 2014 43 Comments

Even after the deaths of two horses at the Melbourne Cup, the racing industry still seems in furious denial about its treatment of animals.