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Greyhounds Find Their Forever Homes During April Adoption Month

As a result of Greyhounds as Pets WA’s (GAP) adoption month this year 67 retired greyhound athletes found their new homes. April was marked Greyhound Adoption Month this year, with GAP encouraging people to become a greyhound’s next victory with discounted adoption fees from $350 to $75, and all dogs vet checked, vaccinated, microchipped, and […]

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Applications for the Off the Track WA Event Sponsorship Now Open

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that applications for Off the Track WA (OTTWA) sponsorship is now open for equine events to be held from August 2021 and January 2022. Any equine events held in regional or metropolitan Western Australia that promote the participation of off the track thoroughbreds and standardbreds […]

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Greyhounds as Pets WA Announces Adoption Month

Greyhounds as Pets WA (GAP) is encouraging people to become a greyhound’s next victory by adopting a four-legged companion this April for just $75, as part of Greyhound Adoption Month. During the month of April, GAP will discount its adoption fee from $350 to $75, with all greyhounds vet checked, fully vaccinated, microchipped, sterilised, and […]

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RWWA’s Animal Welfare Manager Announced as Speaker for International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that its Animal Welfare Manager, Dr Anna Smet, will be a speaker for the 2021 International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR) to be held as a series of four virtual webinars on 6, 13, 20, and 27 April 2021. IFAR announced its lineup […]

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RWWA’s Greyhounds as Pets Partners with Applied Vocational Training

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) WA program and Applied Vocational Training (AVT) are partnering to facilitate a short-term intensive course in animal care and welfare. The nationally recognised course, ACM20117 Certificate II in Animal Studies Intensive (Animal Care and Welfare), is provided by AVT who provide training for students seeking […]

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Off the Track WA and Equestrian WA Program Announced

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that it will continue its partnership with Equestrian Western Australia (EWA) for 2020/21, presenting a series of events across the State through its Off the Track WA program. The partnership, which commenced in 2019, saw more than 370 individual horse and rider combinations take part […]

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RWWA Presents Multi-purpose Racehorse Welfare Facility

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today unveiled its multi-purpose racehorse welfare facility, the Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Estate, with the announcement that two of the first horses transitioning through its retraining program will be donated to HorsePower Australia. The Estate will be used to facilitate the retraining of retired racehorses through RWWA’s OTTWA […]

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RWWA Launches WA Horse Passport

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today launched the Off the Track WA (OTTWA) Passport, an initiative designed to assist in the tracking of retired thoroughbreds and standardbreds in the State. The passport, part of the commitments outlined in the WA Racehorse Welfare Plan announced in November 2019, will work to ascertain details of […]

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University of Technology Sydney Review of WA Greyhound Tracks

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) understands that the community expects that racing greyhounds are afforded with the best levels of care, during all stages of their lives – an expectation that we as the State’s Principal Racing Authority also share. As part of this continuous effort to ensure the highest level of welfare is […]

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RWWA Launches Website Dedicated to Retired Racehorses

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Off the Track WA website to assist in the transition of retired racehorses to equestrian and pleasure pursuits. The website, www.offthetrackwa.com.au, forms part of a series of commitments presented in RWWA’s WA Racehorse Welfare Plan to further safeguard the welfare […]

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