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NSW Government announces lifelong e-tracking reform to ensure racing greyhounds are protected | Central Western Daily



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Racing greyhounds across the Central West will be electronically tracked for their entire lives as part of a new, world-leading initiative to ensure dogs aren’t slaughtered and dumped. A whole-of-life tracking system was introduced as part of the NSW Government’s welfare reforms to the state’s greyhound racing industry, the announcement coming from Bathurst’s Kennerson Park on Thursday. The $3.6 million technological investment will allow the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission to track and protect dogs throughout their careers and, importantly, beyond. The system, based on scanning a dog’s microchip annually, will also allow stewards to…

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