Australian greyhound owners fined over exports to cruel conditions in China

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Three owners bought 166 dogs from NSW racetracks and sold them overseas, including to a Shanghai zoo which races the animals against cheetahs

Three greyhound owners have been fined for exporting 166 dogs to cruel conditions in China, including to a Shanghai zoo notorious for racing the animals against cheetahs.

The large-scale unauthorised greyhound export scheme relied on buying unwanted dogs at cheap prices from New South Wales racetracks and selling them on to China for profit.

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