AFG is a non-profit making organisation dedicated to the welfare of greyhounds and driven by three primary aims:
- Raise awareness about the plight of greyhounds bred for racing.
- Campaign for the abolition of commercial greyhound racing.
- Promote greyhounds as pets.
In addition to the above and resources permitting, AFG facilitate the care and future security of greyhounds unwanted and abused. To this end, both dedicated foster and forever homes are needed for greyhounds rescued.
AFG believe the ‘business’ of greyhound racing and the humane treatment of greyhounds are simply incompatible. AFG therefore support a call for:
- The government to pass legislation making it illegal to place or accept bets on greyhound racing.*
- The general public to NEVER attend or bet on greyhound racing, so the industry fades away through lack of support.
Just a few of the hundreds of greyhounds put to sleep following injury on British tracks every year:
Killough Boss, Fida Cascada, Malbay Katie, Skywalker Brenda, Gulleen Star, Glenske Sky, Ardera Express, Kilkeedy Blue, Loughmore Boy, Time Cracker, Oklahoma Trail, Barra Snowstorm, Rookies Fantasy, Obligation, Aintsheapeach, Mistress Quickly, Mi Starr, Fortune John, Balreask Touch, Dawn Sunset, Liam Maldini, Blue Fern, Happy Hawk, Benlass Panther, Princess Rocket, Westway Pride, Ballymac Mondo, Upalongway, Coran Singer, Dainty Express, On The Level, Swift Aqua, Nervous Carla, Rathtooterny Zip, Kelsco Girl, Anduin, Emerson Catkin, Daves Dasher, Townbrow Mentor, Bluestone Lane, Hanoi Son, Glandore Queen, Frisby Foreman, Corrig Cinders, Killeacle Rose, Pigalle Rainbow, Daltons Lass, Glaseen Vieri, Hes A Cheetah, Work Of Art, Mail Madness, Will He Rumble, Sarahs Storm, Anns Wood, Carbarns Lenny, Head Iton Leanne, Dunmahon Boss, Saleen Rob, Hi Polejointer, Barfunkel Craic, Run On Jess, Icecream Charlie, Woody The Tiger, Marathon Girl, Disney Trip, Calm Aero, Lou Be Sure, South West Flyer