Well I recived this email from one of my college lecturers. Em I wasn't sure where to put this so I thought the dog section was most appropriate (i was gonna put it in general as it is a petiton but wasn't sure) I'm also not sure if I can advertise petitions so if I'm doing something wrong please don't hesitate to say so. So here it is.. if you agree then please sign the petition to help the welfare of these poor dogs. If you disagree then simply just ignore this post lol I'm not wanting to start arguments on greyhound betting or anything I'm just sharing this petition with people who love the greyhounds and want to help them. Well here the email that was sent to me... "Dear Greyhound Lovers Defra is running a consultation on greyhound racing. Current proposals are woefully inadequate and do nothing to tackle the main causes of greyhound suffering. This is your chance to help stop the cruelty. The proposals include compulsory licensing of tracks, vets to be present at all race events, all dogs to be microchipped and injury records to be kept (but not made public). Although these changes are positive, they do nothing to tackle the main problems such as destruction of dogs deemed not suitable for racing (up to 12,000 per year), poor husbandry, injuries and shortage of homes available for retired dogs. While the industry is focused on making a profit then the welfare of the dogs will always be neglected, sometimes with horrific consequences. Please fill out your details at the following link and send the message which urges Defra to outlaw betting on greyhound racing, as it has been in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and much of the USA. RDPA - Act now! Many thanks"