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Final battle to save Macau’s exploited racing greyhounds

Raquel Carvalho: ‘Animal rights groups are fighting a final battle to rescue 650 greyhounds in Macau and find them new homes after the city’s controversial racing track closes down in July 2018. An international campaign, involving Macau animal welfare charity Anima and two other animal rights groups in America and Italy, GREY2K USA Worldwide and Pet Ievrieri, was launched this week calling for the adoption of the dogs, which are currently used for profit. “Our fear is that if we are not able to rescue them, these animals might be sent to [mainland] China, where there are private races, or Vietnam to run in unregulated race tracks,” Albano Martins, president of Anima, said. “Surely they would be used to feed illegal gambling”… Anima is still requesting the club’s management to allow them to take care of the dogs once the races are over’. SOURCE…

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