Queenslanders have been inspired to contemplate a retired “longdog” if they’re out there for a pet on Nationwide Greyhound Adoption Day.
Racing Minister Grace Grace mentioned big-hearted Queenslanders from throughout Queensland had already adopted 1224 retired greyhounds prior to now 5 years.
The Palaszczuk Authorities boosted the adoption program in 2015 with a brand new levy on greyhound-racing in addition to diverting incentives for greyhound breeding. This system now has amenities in Townsville and in south east Queensland, with greyhounds widespread pets throughout the state.
“As any canine proprietor will vouch for, each pet is a person,” Ms Grace mentioned.
“However greyhounds usually are quiet and delicate canines that thrive in a household house surroundings.
“In case your family is contemplating a canine, I’d encourage you to contact the Greyhound Adoption Program at