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Greyhounds as Pets WA Winter Foster and Adoption Day

If you’ve always been interested in fostering or adopting a greyhound, or simply would love to meet one in person, join Greyhounds as Pets WA (GAP) on Sunday 3 July at our kennel facility! Event details: When: Sunday, 3 July 2022 Time: 9.00am-1.00pm Location: Greyhounds as Pets WA Facility – 357 Furley Road, Southern River […]

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WA racing gets biggest cash boost in history

WA racing will receive its biggest-ever uplift with a three-year financial commitment, which will see an extra $30 million in recurring funding by 2025. Strong revenue growth and careful financial management has allowed Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) to raise funding for all three codes of racing and provide the certainty of a three-year […]

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Discover a new friend during Greyhounds as Pets’ Adoption Month

April is the month to find out how adaptable, adorable and adoptable greyhounds can be. Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) WA is encouraging people to discover the gentle companionship of greyhounds with the help of acclaimed veterinarian and animal welfare advocate Dr Garnett Hall during adoption month. In his fourth year as GAP ambassador, Dr Hall […]

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New laws free retired greyhounds from muzzles

New state laws liberating pet greyhounds from wearing muzzles in public are welcomed by Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA). Chief Racing Officer Charlotte Mills said the racing community was pleased with the changes, which support RWWA’s goals for greyhound welfare and upholding the reputation of the breed. “Until now, greyhounds who were retired from […]

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Greyhounds Find Their Forever Homes During April Adoption Month

As a result of Greyhounds as Pets WA’s (GAP) adoption month this year 67 retired greyhound athletes found their new homes. April was marked Greyhound Adoption Month this year, with GAP encouraging people to become a greyhound’s next victory with discounted adoption fees from $350 to $75, and all dogs vet checked, vaccinated, microchipped, and […]

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Greyhounds as Pets WA Announces Adoption Month

Greyhounds as Pets WA (GAP) is encouraging people to become a greyhound’s next victory by adopting a four-legged companion this April for just $75, as part of Greyhound Adoption Month. During the month of April, GAP will discount its adoption fee from $350 to $75, with all greyhounds vet checked, fully vaccinated, microchipped, sterilised, and […]

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RWWA’s Greyhound as Pets Partners with Applied Vocational Training

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) WA program and Applied Vocational Training (AVT) are partnering to facilitate a short-term intensive course in animal care and welfare. The nationally recognised course, ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies Intensive (Animal Care and Welfare), is provided by AVT who provide training for students seeking […]

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Dr Garnett Hall Named as WA Ambassador for GAP National Adoption Day

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) is pleased to announce the renowned veterinarian and animal welfare advocate Dr Garnett Hall is the WA Ambassador for GAP National Adoption day, taking place on Sunday 19 April. The initiative sees all States coming together as part of a nation-wide push to promote and facilitate greyhounds as pets […]

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Greyhound Muzzling Legislation Changes

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) supports the State Government’s proposal to amend the Dog Act 1976, to remove the requirement for the compulsory muzzling of greyhounds who have retired from racing. Currently, retired racing greyhounds are only allowed to be muzzle free in public after passing a prescribed training program. RWWA’s Greyhounds as Pets […]

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Todd McKenney Gets Behind Greyhounds at the Perth Royal Show

Theatre star, radio host and TV personality Todd McKenney came down to the Perth Royal Show as part of his ambassador role for Greyhounds As Pets (GAP). McKenney joined GAP at the Perth Royal Show on Monday the 30th of September alongside employees and volunteers who work tirelessly to ensure greyhounds are given the best […]

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WA GAP National Adoption Day deemed a great success

WA GAP National Adoption Day deemed a great success 28 April, 2019 Greyhound G GREYHOUND In a record time of less than two hours, 48 retired Western Australian greyhounds found their new homes today, as part of the GAP National Adoption Day at the Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) facility in Southern River. The event attracted […]

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GAP NAD Series: Where are they now?

GAP NAD Series: Where are they now? 17 April, 2019 Greyhound G GREYHOUND Three’s a family Rodney Caton had two greyhounds already in the family, Kahlua and Champers, when he decided to attend the inaugural GAP National Adoption Day in 2018.  Originally Rodney had only planned on attending to support the event, but by the […]

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GAP NAD Series: Where are they now? Winning hearts

GAP NAD Series: Where are they now? Winning hearts 16 April, 2019 Greyhound G GREYHOUND Simon Hailey is a greyhound racing enthusiast, regularly attending Cannington to watch his favourite dog’s race, and it was here that he first learned about adopting a greyhound as a pet.  “Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) were at the track to […]

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GAP NAD Series: Where are they now?

GAP NAD Series: Where are they now? 15 April, 2019 Greyhound G GREYHOUND Living the good life When Noelene Scott walked into the Greyhounds as Pet’s (GAP) Southern River facility last year, she had already decided she wasn’t leaving without Frasier. Frasier was one of 61 greyhounds available for adoption at the inaugural GAP National […]

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Todd McKenney to star again at GAP National Adoption Day

Todd McKenney to star again at GAP National Adoption Day 25 March, 2019 Greyhound G GREYHOUND Following the success of the inaugural 2018 campaign, each Australian state will come together next month for the second GAP National Adoption Day.  The Greyhound Adoption Programs in Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania as well as Greyhounds as […]

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