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Dr Garnett Hall Names as WA Ambassador for GAP National Adoption Day

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) is pleased to announce the renowned veterinarian and animal welfare advocate Dr Garnett Hall is the WA Ambassador for GAP National Adoption day, taking place on Sunday 19 April. The initiative sees all States coming together as part of a nation-wide push to promote and facilitate greyhounds as pets […]

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Off the Track WA and Equestrian WA Events and Clinics Announced

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Equestrian Western Australia (EWA) through its Off the Track WA program, to present a series of events across the State in 2020. The series, which covers both regional and metropolitan areas, will provide an opportunity for owners of retired […]

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Greyhound Muzzling Legislation Changes

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) supports the State Government’s proposal to amend the Dog Act 1976, to remove the requirement for the compulsory muzzling of greyhounds who have retired from racing. Currently, retired racing greyhounds are only allowed to be muzzle free in public after passing a prescribed training program. RWWA’s Greyhounds as Pets […]

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RWWA Purchases Property for Racehorse Welfare Facility

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce that it has purchased a new property ‘Touchstone Farm’ in North Dandalup, as one of the many commitments outlined in the WA Racehorse Welfare Plan. On Thursday 14 November 2019, RWWA and the Minister for Racing and Gaming, the Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA, released […]

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RWWA Increases its Commitment to Racehorse Welfare

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today announced new and expanded welfare initiatives building on its current Racehorse Welfare Plan, to further safeguard the wellbeing of its thoroughbreds and standardbreds. RWWA supports the Minister for Racing and Gaming’s call for improvements to racehorse welfare and believes the plan will address the key issues of traceability, […]

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Off the Track Horses Bring Joy to Collie

HorsePower Collie has today officially accepted two Off The Track WA (OTTWA) racehorses to become part of their team as equine therapy horses. Sports Man, a standardbred, and Shilling a thoroughbred, were recognised early on in their careers as horses with superb temperaments and high trainability so when they retired from racing recently they were […]

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Leap Lead Love

Leap The early stages of a greyhound’s if is extremely important for their development. Greyhounds cannot race until they have reached the age of 16 months, as this period is called the imprinting, or critical learning period. Puppies can learn more during the first year of their life than they can learn in a life […]

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