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Not dogged by depression

By VANESSA LIM NBCUniversal in Sydney were surprised with furry friends on R U OK? Day – the annual event created by a suicide prevention charity in Australia to remind people that having meaningful conversations with friends and loved ones could save lives - highlighting the importance of mental health and the benefits of pet […]

Meet a grey day when down with the dogs

By Taylor Martin Almost a year after the NSW Government backflip on the Greyhound Racing Ban, a special event will be held at Darling Walk on Harbour Street in the city this Friday, September 29. ‘Meet a Grey Day’ gives people the opportunity to see and interact with rescue greyhounds while raising awareness about the […]

One year after the greyhound ban

BY ALEX EUGENE It's the first anniversary of former Premier Mike Baird's short-lived ban on greyhound racing -- leading to what Parliamentary Opposition Leader Luke Foley called "mother of all back flips". Mr Baird had declared a total ban on greyhound racing in NSW after the shocking exposure of cruelty rife within the industry, including […]

City slickers race for a greyhound

Retired racing greyhounds are capturing the hearts of inner city dog lovers. Burdened by a lack of space, locals are increasingly looking to the svelte, tidy and surprisingly low-maintenance breed. Sydneysiders adopted more than 70 greyhounds last year through Greyhound Rescue alone, a re-homing organisation in NSW. Content with only a quick zoom around the […]